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

Resources for this project will published as they become available. All REALM Project materials are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 license.

Test Set Results

Test Set 1
Hardback book cover (buckram cloth), paperback book cover, plain paper pages, plastic protective cover, DVD case (June 22, 2020).

Literature Reviews

Systematic Literature Review
Detailed literature review exploring the spread, environmental attenuation, prevention, and decontamination of COVID-19 (June 17, 2020).

Preliminary Literature Review
The information helps to set the context for the laboratory research that is being conducted during the REALM Project (June 3, 2020).

Example Reopening Plans

Public Libraries Preparing to Reopen: Examples from the Field
Example content includes, staff and patrons, facilities and space considerations, programs and service adaptations, materials handling and procedures (June 25, 2020).

Test Plan

Test Plan for the Natural Attenuation of SARS-CoV-2 as a Decontamination Approach
Describes how the Battelle laboratory will test for the longevity of the COVID-19 virus on materials and how long it takes for the virus to naturally attenuate — essentially, how long the material needs to be left alone before the virus is undetectable (June 3, 2020).