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Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Information Hub: A COVID-19 Research Project

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  • REALM Project: Happening Now

    OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting research on how long the COVID-19 virus survives on materials that are prevalent in libraries, archives, and museums. The project will draw upon the research to produce a...

  • REALM Project Test 2 Results Available

    As part of the REALM Project’s Phase 1 research, Battelle has conducted a natural attenuation study to provide information on how long some commonly handled materials would need to be quarantined prior to being returned to public...

  • Public Libraries Preparing to Reopen: Examples from the Field

    The REALM project’s primary aim is to create and distribute science-based, authoritative information to inform decisions designed to reduce risk of transmission of COVID-19 to staff and visitors who are engaging in the delivery or use of&nb...

  • REALM Project Round 1 Test Results Available

    As part of the REALM Project’s Phase 1 research, Battelle has conducted a natural attenuation study to provide information on how long some commonly circulated library materials would need to be quarantined prior to being returne...

  • REALM Project: Systematic Literature Review

    The REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project is conducting literature reviews to help define the scope of the project’s research and the information needs of libraries, archives, and museums. The first review has been completed by r...

  • REALM Project Recruiting for Consultants

    OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting research on how long the COVID-19 virus survives on materials...

  • REALM Project: Preliminary Literature Review

    The REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project is conducting literature reviews to help define the scope of the project’s research and the information needs of libraries, archives, and museums. The first review has been completed by r...

  • REALM Project: Test Plan for Materials

    OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting research on how long the COVID-19 virus survives on materials...

  • OCLC, IMLS, and Battelle COVID-19 Research Partnership update: REALM Project site launches

    REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designed to reduce the r...

  • Recap: Libraries and the COVID-19 Crisis, OCLC Virtual Town Hall

    The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the personal and professional lives of library staff everywhere. As libraries respond to rapidly evolving information and guidelines, building closures, and loss of resources, staff are turning to new, virtual ways t...