COVID-19: Information for Georgia Libraries

covid-19 Resources

ACRL's Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries LibGuide features updated information, free professional development, open access publications, and other resources to support academic and research library personnel during a pandemic.

ALA's Pandemic Preparedness: Resources for Libraries.

Amigos Library Services is offering free access to select Amigos courses.

BookBrowse is providing free access for public libraries through the end of May 2020.

In recognition of the unprecedented threat of COVID-19, and the extreme disruption, both personally and professionally it’s causing, all Booklist and Book Links content on www.booklistonline.com is now freely available until further notice.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a site on Protecting your Finances through the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Department of Employment Security is the definitive resource for questions about the ever-evolving emergency measures being put in place to support Washington's workers and businesses effected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dewey Decibel Podcast Episode 49: Libraries Respond to COVID-19.

Digital Health Literacy - NNLM and "All of Us" are partnering with the Public Library Association (PLA) and Wisconsin Health Literacy to reach people on the other side of the digital divide by helping them gain the digital literacy skills needed to access and evaluate health information online and to participate in the All of Us Research Program (All of Us).

Duke University Press' Navigating the Threat of Pandemic Syllabus items are free to read online until June 1, 2020, and journal articles are free until October 1.

The Everywhere Book Fest is a virtual gathering of kidlit authors, books, and readers that will bring the book festival experience to everyone on May 1st and 2nd.

Experian is offering free business credit reports to every small business in America and free access to new COVID-19 U.S. Business Risk Index.

Horn Book is providing free access to the digitized editions of their entire magazine archive, including the latest issue.

The Internet Archive's National Emergency Library is a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Digital issues of Kirkus Reviews are now available without charge.

Netflix has made a selection of their documentary features and series available on the Netflix US YouTube channel.

The New Coronavirus: Library and Business Operations Planning is provided by the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to help with continuity of operations planning for businesses and libraries.

NewsGuard shows you trust ratings for 4,000+ news and information sites–written by trained journalists based on nine journalistic criteria. We tell you who’s behind each site, how it’s funded, and whether you can trust it. Now free during the COVID-19 crisis.

NNLM is offering an accelerated learning plan to quickly earn CHIS (Consumer Health Info Specialization) in about a month through free, online, self-paced classes.

Free Online Tools for Library Marketing from Angela Hursh of Super Library Marketing.

OCLC's COVID-19 page brings together resources to help libraries serve their communities during the pandemic. OCLC has leveraged dozens of partnerships with publishers to provide extended and, in many cases, free access to e-resources.

Sifting Through the Coronavirus Pandemic: Learn the skills that will make a dramatic difference in your ability to sort fact from fiction on the web (and everything in between). From Mike Caulfield, a digital information literacy expert working at Washington State University Vancouver.

In the STARnet STEM Activity Clearinghouse, librarians and library staff can find high quality, vetted STEM activities.

USDA Rural Development COVID-19 Response.

VitalSource and publishers are providing free access to eTextbooks to students affected by COVID-19 campus closures.

WebJunction's Evolving Information and Resources was created to support libraries during the COVID-19 outbreak.

WebMD has launched a COVID-19 Sympton Checker.