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Navigating the COVID-19 slipstream: A case study on living and managing access services during a global pandemic

Navigating the COVID-19 slipstream: A case study on living and managing access services during a... Abstract Access Service Departments are dynamic units that often thrive in an ever changing environment. This became more apparent as libraries across the world faced the outbreak of COVID-19. The Access Services Department of one mid-sized academic library was one of a handful of libraries in the state that remained open to serve patrons on campus. This case study will address the challenges Access Services faced during COVID-19 including concerns about patron and staff safety along with the sanitation of physical materials and spaces was balanced with the need to provide access to equipment, physical collection, and library support. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

Navigating the COVID-19 slipstream: A case study on living and managing access services during a global pandemic

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 17 (4): 23 – Oct 1, 2020

Navigating the COVID-19 slipstream: A case study on living and managing access services during a global pandemic

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 17 (4): 23 – Oct 1, 2020

Abstract

Abstract Access Service Departments are dynamic units that often thrive in an ever changing environment. This became more apparent as libraries across the world faced the outbreak of COVID-19. The Access Services Department of one mid-sized academic library was one of a handful of libraries in the state that remained open to serve patrons on campus. This case study will address the challenges Access Services faced during COVID-19 including concerns about patron and staff safety along with the sanitation of physical materials and spaces was balanced with the need to provide access to equipment, physical collection, and library support.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
© 2020 The Author(s). Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1536-7975
eISSN
1536-7967
DOI
10.1080/15367967.2020.1818570
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Abstract

Abstract Access Service Departments are dynamic units that often thrive in an ever changing environment. This became more apparent as libraries across the world faced the outbreak of COVID-19. The Access Services Department of one mid-sized academic library was one of a handful of libraries in the state that remained open to serve patrons on campus. This case study will address the challenges Access Services faced during COVID-19 including concerns about patron and staff safety along with the sanitation of physical materials and spaces was balanced with the need to provide access to equipment, physical collection, and library support.

Journal

Journal Of Access ServicesTaylor & Francis

Published: Oct 1, 2020

Keywords: Access services; circulation; course reserves; covid-19; interlibrary loan; leadership; pandemic

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