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  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 8 IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 8 Dear Patrons, As we begin the ninth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next several days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • Young Activists & the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy Young Activists & the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy In her new book “Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy,” published by ALA Editions, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) past president Virginia A. Walter demonstrates how libraries can foster greater civic literacy and civic engagement in young patrons. Using a research-based approach that incorporates case studies and interviews with young ...
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  • Temporary expanded access during Covid-19 Temporary expanded access during Covid-19This guide provides information about resources that have been made available by publishers and vendors in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Some resources are offered for free for a limited period of time; others require authentication using the VPN or a proxy server (and are marked with a key icon). This guide will be continually updated ...
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Association of College and Research Libraries YouTube Channel

Dispatches from the Higher Ed #covidclassroom: Teaching and Learning Edition (blog post), Danielle Cooper [Ithaka S + R]

Duke Kunshan University: A Case Study of Implementing Online Learning in Two Weeks, Kevin Guthrie, Catharine Bond Hill, Martin Kurzweil, and Cindy Le [Ithaka S + R]

Getting Online: Lessons from Liberal Arts Colleges (blog post), Jenna Joo and Daniel Rossman [Ithaka S + R]

Lessons learned from going online in two weeks (webinar about Duke Kunshan) [Ithaka S + R]

(Un)attending the #ELI2020Unconference (blog post), Melissa Blankstein [Ithaka S + R]


Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign) and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg (Ithaka S+R) are gathering information on academic libraries in the United States and the response to COVID19. Libraries are encouraged to fill out this form and contribute to the collective understanding of how libraries are responding to the situation of this pandemic. Libraries can update their responses as policies and practices change.

Additional resources

Bringing Your Course Online, Resources compiled by the Modern Language Association

COVID-19: Special Offers, News, and Updates From Library Vendors, Publishers, Online Services, and Others, Gary Price, InfoDocket

Duke Kunshan website (links to communications and a variety of resources made available to the DKU community)

JoVE is offering free educational video content

New York University Shanghai digital teaching toolkit & case studies

ProQuest Ebook Central is converting all licenses–including single-user and three-user models–to unlimited access through mid-June for titles from over 50 publishers

Remote teaching resources for business continuity (Google sheet described in the Duke Kunshan webinar). To contribute resources to this sheet, use this form