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FEDLINK Releases Report on Federal Library Reopening Plans

Two FEDLINK working groups, Leadership and Research and Metrics, have authored a new report on how federal libraries, across a range of government agencies, plan to reopen their libraries in response to COVID-19.  In collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Library, who was developing a similar survey of academic, federal, and public libraries, FEDLINK and the NSF Library agreed to combine their questions to collaborate on a standalone federal library survey and contribute to the broader NSF report.

Topics of the Federal Libraries Reopening Plans report include approaches to managing physical collections, reconfiguring library operations and staffing plans, and welcoming patrons back into their libraries.  To access the complete report, point your browser to http://www.loc.gov/flicc/publications/Reopening/ReopeningSurveyReport.pdf.

If your organization or agency has planning guides or other related information to share on this topic, please contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

The FEDLINK Team
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