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

Free Webinars and CoursesLibrary Related Resources and InformationCorrespondence from the State Library of Ohio
Ohio Related Information and ResourcesGeneral Information and ResourcesReal-Time Statistics and Information

Free Webinars and Courses

Coursera: "Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19" Course
EBSCO: Global Webinar Series: Supporting Your Institutions as They Move Online
EveryLibrary Institute: "How To CombatCOVID-19Related Misinformation" Webinar
FutureLearn: COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus
Imperial College London: Online Course: Science Matters-Let's Talk About COVID-19
Johns Hopkins University: Free COVID-19 Contract Tracing Course

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)
OCLC Virtual Town Hall: Libraries and the COVID-19 Crisis
PBS NewsHour: Confronting Coronavirus
Purdue Global University: Free Contact Tracing Course Self-Paced
Salesforce: Emergency Response Management: Enabling Government Response During Times of Crisis
Scott Warrick: Understanding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Library Related Resources and Information

American Association of School Librarians: Pandemic Preparedness for School Libraries
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
EBSCO: Free Resources and Expanded Access for All Institution Types During COVID-19
Google Sheet List of Public Libraries Closed for COVID-19
Healthwise: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center
Ideastream: Cleveland Public Library Printing Face Shields for First Responders
Indiana State Library: Activities and Resources for the COVID-19 Crisis
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS): COVID-19 Research Partnership to Inform Safe Handling of Collections, Reopening Practices for Libraries, Museums
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA): COVID-19 and Libraries Across the Globe
Jester Jim: 8 Tips for Teachers, Librarians and Small Business: How to Make Videos During the During the Coronavirus
John Thill (Idaho Library): A Phased Reopening Plan for Libraries as COVID-19 Restrictions are Lifted
Levar Burton Wants to Livestream 'Reading Rainbow' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Library of Congress: Coronavirus Resource Guide
LibraryThing: LibraryThingis Now Free To All
Library Journal: Streaming Storytime
Millersville Public Library: Best Practices in Virtual Programming (During COVID-19)
National Library of Medicine: A Guide to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) For Public Libraries
Novelist News: NovelAware Special Addition: How to Go From In-Person to Online
Ohio Private Academic Libraries: Current Status of Current Institutions and Libraries in Response to COVID-19
OLC: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
OLC and Vorys: Employment Law Issues and Ohio's Public Librariesin Light of the Pandemic
OPLIN: Expanded Database Access

PLA: Healthy Community Tools for Public Libraries
PLA: Resources on COVID-19
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
"Remote Services Libraries Can Provide"
School Library Journal: Kid Lit Authors Step Up To Help Educators, Students and Parents
School Library Journal: Tackling Copyright Concerns When Taking Storytime Online
State Library of Ohio: Online Programs from Ohio's Public Libraries
State Library of Ohio: "We're Here to Help" Video
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
WebJunction: Library Storytimes During COVID-19: A Different Kind of Connection
Wired: COVID-19's Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books

Correspondence from the State Libraryof Ohio

State Library of Ohio: May 22: Statewide Delivery Update
State Library of Ohio: May 5-Statewide Delivery Update
State Library of Ohio: April 8, 2020-Virtual Programs and the2020 Ohio Public Library Survey
State Library of Ohio: April 3, 2020-Online Programs from Ohio's Public Libraries
State Library of Ohio: April 3, 2020-State Library to Remain Closed-Staff Teleworking
State Library of Ohio: March 31, 2020-Share This Information with Your Community and Submit Your Online Programs for the Calendar
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)
Cleveland Clinic: COVID-19: How to Cope With the Coronavirus Pandemic Sign-up for Free Text Messages About Important Updates on Coronavirus in Ohio
Fox 8 Cleveland: Running List of Universities That Are Moving to Completely Online Instruction
Governor Mike DeWine: Executive Order for Unemployment Insurance (June 16, 2020)
Greater Akron Chamber: COVID-19 Resource Guide
News 5 Cleveland: Ohio Colleges Providing Resources to Help Students with Remote Instruction, Facility Closures
Ohio Auditor of State, Keith Faber: Managing Local Government Finances in an Emergency (Teleconference: April 28)
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
Ohio Department of Education: Remote Learning Resource Guide During the Coronavirus Pandemic Ordered School-Building Closure
Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19
Ohio Department of Health: Director's Stay Safe Ohio Order
Ohio Department of Health: FAQs: Cloth Masks or Face Coverings in the Workplace
Ohio Department of Health: Responsible Protocols for Getting Ohio Back to Work
Ohio Department of Health: Stay at Home Order (Amended)
Ohio Department of Health: Stay at Home Order Frequently Asked Questions
Ohio Department of Health: Submit Formal Request for Federal Assistance for Small Businesses
Team NEO: COVID-19 Economic Resources for Northeast Ohio

General Information and Resources COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
Action for Healthy Kids: COVID-19 Resources: School Closures and Food Access
Advent Health: Coronavirus Resources Hub and Alerts
AFL-CIO: Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19
American Medical Association: COVID-19 Daily Video Updates
Association of American Medical Colleges: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Hub
American Heart Association: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Live Chat and Resources A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: What You Need To Know Coronavirus Benefits Help and Resources Center
Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center
Center for START Services: COVID-19 Resources
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
CDC: How to Properly Wear, Make or Create a Cloth Face Covering to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Children's Bureau: COVID-19 Resources
Cleveland Magazine: Leadership In Times of Crisis
CNA Classes Near Me:How to Properly Wash Your Hands and Apply Sanitizer
CNet: Some Positive News Amid COVID-19
Continuity Central: Risk Management Experts Discuss the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Risk Management, Resilience and Business Continuity
Coronavirus Tech Handbook Facebook Group Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information Center
Crowdstrike: Embracing and Securing a Remote Workforce: Cybersecurityin the time of COVID-19 COVID-19 Job Market Update
Fogarty International Center: Coronavirus News, Funding and Research for Global Health Researchers
Eton Digital: Helping Kids Ages 10-18 Learn about COVID-19
Exploratorium: Learning About Viruses For Kids
Guidelines: Opening Up America Again

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
Government Technology: Leading in a Crisis: How to Successfully Communicate

Harvard Health Publishing: Coronavirus Resource Center
Healio-Infectious Disease News: COVID-19 Resource Center
Health Affairs: COVID-19 Resource Center
Health Clarity: COVID-19 Resources and Tools

Hennes Communications: Combating Uncertainty: How To Talk About COVID-19
Hennes Communications: Layoffs in the Age of Coronavirus: Delivering the News that Will Make People Hate You
Hennes Crisis Communications: Tips for a Better Video Call Do's and Don'ts
Infectious Disease Society of America: COVID-19 Resource Center (Includes Podcasts)

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine: Coronavirus Resource Center
Make Community: "What's 'Plan C' for COVID-19?"
Mental Health America: Mental Health and COVID-19: Information and Resources (for our full list of mental health and self-care resources, visit ourSelf-Care Resources During COVID-19 page)
MyMove: How to Find Emergency Homelessness Assistance During the Pandemic
NAFSA: Coronavirus Critical Resources and Latest Updates
National Academy of Medicine: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) News and Resources
National Association of School Psychologists: COVID-19 Resource Center
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-19Security Resource Library
National Institutes of Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources, Updates and Clinical Trial Information
The New York Times: Live, Free Updates on the Coronavirus Outbreak
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): COVID-19 Resources, News and Updates
PixelSurplus: Free Coronavirus Design Resources
Public Health Degrees: Learning About the Coronavirus: Resources for Children and Families
Reuters News: Coronavirus Live Information and News Hub
SAMHSA: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During and Infectious Disease Outbreak What Is the Coronavirus and Why Is It So Deadly: Clinicians' Perspectives
Scott Warrick, HR Consulting: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: The Complete Learning System
Small Business America: Small Business Resiliency Guide
Student Training and Education in Public Service: Overcoming the Challenges of Online Learning During COVID-19

Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Judicial System: Coronavirus Resources

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
US Department of Labor: Guideline to Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): List of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: COVID-19 Resource Center
US Food and Drug Administration: CoronavirusDisease 2019 (COVID-19)
US Small Business Administration: Disaster Loan Assistance
World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
World Health Organization: Rolling Updates on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Real-Time Statistics and Information

COVID Act Now: Interactive Map to Take Action
ESRI: COVID-19 GIS Hub: Maps, Datasets, Applications and More for Coronavirus 2019
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: COVID-19 State-by-State Projections
Johns Hopkins University & MedicineCoronavirus Interactive Map Time World Statistics
Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19
Tableau: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Data Hub
Worldometer: Coronavirus

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