Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease presented unique challenges to all the stakeholders of education system. The sudden and unexpected outbreak of the virus forced the library professionals, to ascertain ways of working in a rapid time frame like shifting to digital platform wherever possible and to provide adequate remote services to the users. Given the extrinsic challenges in providing services during a public health emergency, the purpose of this paper is to find out how technology became a saviour for the premier technological institutions of India during the COVID -19 pandemic. The study explores the type of services provided by libraries of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) based on the contents published on their webpages. The study highlights the significant initiatives taken by the libraries which can be followed by others to meet the post lockdown needs.



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