Join library experts and hundreds of your colleagues for interactive discussions on pressing issues in modern librarianship. American Libraries Live webcasts cover the full spectrum of library topics and give the ALA community a chance to learn about and discuss issues it deals with daily. Each program lasts 60 minutes.
Ticket includes a complete video archive from Electronic Resources & Libraries, March 8-11, 2020.
ER&L has made a long-term commitment to an online conference. We believe geography should not be a barrier to access to the conference content. All peer-reviewed sessions are included in the archives in addition to the keynotes and sponsored sessions. Presenter slides are also available from those presenters who granted permission for distribution.
LinkedIn Learning has opened up a number of free courses that focus on Remote Working.
You can choose to complete the entire Remote Working track or just take classes that are of interest to you. Classes include:
Working Remotely, Time Management: Working from Home, Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset, Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls, Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection Between Well-Being and Productivity, Managing Stress for Positive Change, Building Resilience, Developing Resourcefulness, Leading at a Distance, Managing Virtual Teams, Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks, Learning Skype, Learning WebEx, Learning Zoom
Columbia University - The Fair Use Checklist and variations on it have been widely used for many years to help educators, librarians, lawyers, and many other users of copyrighted works determine whether their activities are within the limits of fair use under U.S. copyright law (Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act).
Libraries were included in the largest economic stimulus package in history, which passed March 27. The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act includes $50 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for digital inclusion projects and more than $30 billion in relief for schools and colleges, plus billions more for state and local governments and nonprofit organizations.
In response to the worsening global health emergency, Atypon has created a website with a free, real-time feed that delivers the latest peer-reviewed research, preprints, and news on the novel coronavirus outbreak as soon as it is published.
Useful information and resources for the library community. Libraries and the Coronavirus: Evolving Information and Resources is a compilation of links about what is happening in libraries and resources that can aid in decision-making.
Recording of the March 17, 2020, ACRL Presents webcast "Information Literacy Instruction at a (Social) Distance: Moving Library Instruction Online" with speaker Melissa Wong, adjunct Lecturer at the iSchool University of Illinois at Chicago.
This resource guide was created by ACRL to support the academic and research library community during global public health crises. The guide features resources for distance education and engagement, free professional development resources, best practices, and up-to-date information from public health officials.
For higher education librarians, including at college, research, community college, and special libraries, with questions about supporting rapidly shifting in-person instruction and research to remote, library copyright experts are offering informational office hours via Zoom.
“Archivists at home” began as brainstorming advocacy tool by the Accessibility & Disability Section (Society of American Archivists) for developing a more flexible concept of archival labor, whether it is archivists working from home due to COVID-19 or archivists with disabilities. The document has evolved in scope to address needs of the archival community grappling with COVID-19 broadly, ranging from the workplace, choosing to temporarily close an archives, to working from home, supporting student and contingent workers, and a new section on flipping the narrative of COVID-19.
Questar III's March Newletter: This list of links gathers a diversity of information and sources regarding Covid-19 pandemic response and related issues, including resources for transitioning to online learning.