Resources Related to COVID-19


As the information and climate related to COVID-19 is rapidly developing, we wanted to provide a resource hub that offers up-to-date resources, learning material and information that can help you and your library stay safe and informed. We will continue to update this information as it unfolds and becomes available. If you have a resource that you would like to share, please submit it to holly.klingler@neo-rls.org.
 

Free Webinars and Courses

Coursera: "Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19" Course
Dr. Steve Albrecht: Free Viewing of Past Webinars Through April 30th
EBSCO: Global Webinar Series: Supporting Your Institutions as They Move Online *New March 31*

EveryLibrary Institute: "How To Combat COVID-19 Related Misinformation" Webinar
FutureLearn: COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus 
Jumpstart, Inc.: Leading Your Business Through an Economic Crisis
Library 2.0: Live, Online Zoom Meeting "Hangout" Room (Continuous) 
Library 2.0/PCI Webinars Special Pandemic Mini-Conference: Libraries Stepping Up!-Serving the Needs of Communities in Crisis (Recording)
PLA: Public Libraries Respond to COVID-19-Free Webinar Series (March 26-April 16)
PBS NewsHour: Confronting Coronavirus
Scott Warrick: Understanding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act 

Library Related Resources and Information

American Association of School Librarians: Pandemic Preparedness for School Libraries *New March 31*
American Libraries: Federal Relief Package Supports Libraries 
American Libraries: How to Sanitize Collections in a Pandemic 
American Library Association: Libraries Respond: Combating Xenophobia and Fake News in Light of COVID-19
American Library Association: Pandemic Preparedness
Association of College and Research Libraries, Distance Learning Section: Discussion Group COVID-19 Link Share Document
Association of College and Research Libraries, Distance Learning Section: Discussion Group Spring Virtual Exchange on COVID-19 (Notes)
Association of College and Research Libraries: Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries
Association of Research Libraries: COVID-19 News and Resources
EBSCO: COVID-19 Information and Research Portal *New March 31*
EBSCO: Free Resources and Expanded Access for All Institution Types During COVID-19 *New March 31*

Google Sheet List of Public Libraries Closed for COVID-19
Indiana State Library: Activities and Resources for the COVID-19 Crisis 
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA): COVID-19 and Libraries Across the Globe *New March 31*
Levar Burton Wants to Livestream 'Reading Rainbow' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic 
LibraryThing: LibraryThing is Now Free To All 
Library Journal: Streaming Storytime
Ohio Private Academic Libraries: Current Status of Current Institutions and Libraries in Response to COVID-19
PLA: Healthy Community Tools for Public Libraries
Penguin Random House Discounting eBooks and Audiobooks to Libraries 
Penguin Random House Open License: Online Storytime and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos and Live Events
Publisher's Weekly: Macmillon Abandons Library E-Book Embargo
Quarantine Librarianship: Best Practices: Tech Checklist for Your Library Closure
School Library Journal: Kid Lit Authors Step Up To Help Educators, Students and Parents 
School Library Journal: Tackling Copyright Concerns When Taking Storytime Online
Super Library Marketing: How Libraries are Responding to the Coronavirus Threat and How Your Library Can Prep for Any Crisis
WebJunction: Libraries and the Coronavirus: Evolving Information and Resources
Wired: COVID-19's Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books

Correspondence from the State Library of Ohio

State Library of Ohio: March 31, 2020-Share This Information with Your Community and Submit Your Online Programs for the Calendar *New March 31*
State Library of Ohio: March 25, 2020-NASA @ My Library Kit Shipments Paused 
State Library of Ohio: March 23, 2020-Statewide Delivery is Suspended Until Further Notice 
State Library of Ohio: March 19, 2020-Safe Handling of Library Materials
State Library of Ohio: March 18, 2020-Library Services During COVID-19 Pandemic
State Library of Ohio: March 18, 2020-Updated Guidelines for Statewide Delivery
State Library of Ohio: March 17, 2020- State Library services, OLC conferences, Day By Day OH, INFOhio, FREE Tumblebooks access, author permissions and other digital/streaming storytimes considerations
State Library of Ohio: March 12, 2020-State Library Takes Steps to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Ohio Related Information and Resources

Auditor of State (of Ohio): Advisory Memo (March 13, 2020)
Fox 8 Cleveland: Running List of Universities That Are Moving to Completely Online Instruction
Greater Akron Chamber: COVID-19 Resource Guide
News 5 Cleveland: Ohio Colleges Providing Resources to Help Students with Remote Instruction, Facility Closures
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions 
Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19
Ohio Department of Health: Govenor DeWine, Lt. Govenor Husted Submit Formal Request for Federal Assistance for Small Businesses
Ohio Department of Health: Stay at Home Order
Ohio Department of Health: Stay at Home Order Frequently Asked Questions
Team NEO: COVID-19 Economic Resources for Northeast Ohio

General Information and Resources

211.org: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic 
Action for Healthy Kids: COVID-19 Resources: School Closures and Food Access *New April 1*
Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)-Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Print Resources 
CDC: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Frequently Asked Questions
CNet: Some Positive News Amid COVID-19 *New March 31*
Coronavirus Tech Handbook Facebook Group
Crowdstrike: Embracing and Securing a Remote Workforce: Cybersecurity in the time of COVID-19 
CultivatedCulture.com: COVID-19 Job Market Update 
Fogarty International Center: Coronavirus News, Funding and Research for Global Health Researchers 
Exploratorium: Learning About Viruses For Kids 

Google COVID-19 Information and Resource Portal 
Google Teach From Home: a Temporary Hub of Information and Tools to Help Teachers During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis 

Google: Work, Teach and Learn from Anywhere 
Harvard Health Publishing: Coronavirus Resource Center
Johns Hopkins University and Medicine: Coronavirus Resource Center
Make Community: "What's 'Plan C' for COVID-19?"
NAFSA: Coronavirus Critical Resources and Latest Updates
National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children about COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent's Resource 
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources
National Cyber Security Alliance: COVID-19 Security Resource Library 
SAMHSA: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During and Infectious Disease Outbreak 
Understanding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act 
US Department of Education: COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel 
US Department of Labor: Coronavirus Resources
US Department of Labor: COVID-19 and the American Workplace *New April 1*
US Department of Labor: Guideline to Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): List of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: COVID-19 Resource Center *New April 1*
US Food and Drug Administration: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 
US Small Business Administration: Disaster Loan Assistance 
World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak

Real-Time Statistics and Information

COVID Act Now: Interactive Map to Take Action 
Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Interactive Map 
nCoV2019.live: Real Time World Statistics
Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19
Worldometer: Coronavirus

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