Resources relating to re-opening the physical library

SCONUL has created a list of resources relating to re-opening the physical library. This covers the following areas:

  1. Formal government advice
  2. Reopening university spaces including libraries
  3. Handling materials
  4. Advice from public and school libraries
     

Formal government advice

Reopening university spaces including libraries

  • Detailed, library specific set of resources from IFLA, coverings issues such as library closures, handling materials, social distancing and delivery services, providing services remotely, reassigning library resources, reopening libraries  https://www.ifla.org/covid-19-and-libraries

Handling materials

Advice from public and school libraries

  • Unlocking libraries - CoLRiC Guidance for post lockdown reopening – general guidance aimed at FE colleges covering book returns, quarantining items, social distancing, services, cleaning of spaces and general tips.  http://www.colric.org.uk/showlog.php?weblogid=445