Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Fall 8-31-2021



Purpose: The sudden outbreak of Covid-19 enforced the libraries to rethink, and prepare our libraries to overcome such situation occurs in coming days. The alternative ways of proving library services through social media or digital libraries on doorstep for the continuation of teaching learning process. Re design our libraries according to the standard operation protocol (SOP) such as social distancing, regular sanitization of library, wearing musk and vaccinate users and end users to prevent, secure and continue our library services while resume again.

Findings: The college libraries have utilized different Social Media Networks as an alternative for providing library services. Mostly used Whatsapp 100% and 45.5% used facebook remaining used Youtube for the continuation of academic affairs. The respondents are the view point that libraries should procure health related material, open a health section, conduct webinar, etc to aware Covid-19 and authentic information for Healthcare and knowledge.

Originality: This is an original research work carried out by the researcher based on the qualitative and quantitative data collected through Google Form distributed to the college librarians of affiliated colleges of Assam University, Silchar.



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