The resources on this page are intended for IS faculty and instructors. These resources concern online instruction workflows, information on teaching with Zoom, copyright concerns in the virtual classroom, and more. Register for the IS Lab Instructional Support Portal.
  • Young Activists & the Public Library: Facilitating DemocracyYoung 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 ...
  • IS Lab Annual Showcase 2019IS Lab Annual Showcase 2019
    IS Lab Annual Showcase 2019
  • Remote instruction resources from UCLA symposiumRemote instruction resources from UCLA symposium
    Additional resources from UCLA’s Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s online Teaching Symposium on Tuesday, April 14th.
  • Teaching at UCLA: Next steps for improved remote instructionTeaching at UCLA: Next steps for improved remote instruction
    The recordings and other resources from the Teaching at UCLA: Next Steps for Improved Remote Instruction symposium are now available.
  • Temporary expanded access during Covid-19Temporary expanded access during Covid-19
    This 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 ...
  • UCLA Zoom security settingsUCLA Zoom security settings
    Make sure you’ve configured your Zoom setting to adhere with UCLA’s security standards.
  • Librarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resourcesLibrarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resources
    Librarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resources
  • Red GuideRed Guide
    Information from Case Management Services   https://www.studentincrisis.ucla.edu/Portals/36/Documents/911guide.pdf
  • Mental health & social wellbeing during the pandemicMental health & social wellbeing during the pandemic
    Office of the Associate Vice Provost for the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center Office of the Administrative Vice Chancellor Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs To the Campus Community: Each of you is a valued member of the Bruin family, and we want to ensure you have information to help you maintain your health and well-being during ...
  • Taking advantage of e-books in the UCLA Library catalogTaking advantage of e-books in the UCLA Library catalog
    While, sadly, we cannot take advantage of the many books available in UCLA Libraries and the IS Lab collection during this period of online instruction, many Information Studies materials are actually available as e-books. You can search for these materials in the catalog the same way you would normally search for items. Use the filtering ...

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