Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted various aspects of life. One aspect affected is the educational aspect, where the learning process must be carried out through online learning. Given that online learning has never been implemented before, all available learning resources will significantly help schools achieve learning goals. The school library is the closest learning support source to provide a smooth online learning process. SDN Karya Mulya library implements collaboration between the library manager and teachers, especially in supporting student learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. This study aimed to determine the collaboration system between the library manager and SDN Karya Mulya teachers during the Covid-19 pandemic supported learning. The research method used was qualitative with a descriptive approach. Informants in this study were six people, including the library manager, teachers, and school principal. Data collection was performed through observation, interviews, and documentation. Data analysis techniques used were data reduction, data presentation, and concluding. Results showed that the library manager and SDN Karya Mulya teachers collaborated in meeting the needs of student learning resources. Collaboration occurred a lot when borrowing and returning learning resource books. More collaboration occurred with the homeroom teacher. In this collaboration, there was a division of responsibilities based on the main tasks and functions, in which there was also communication, so there were no significant obstacles. Collaboration runs efficiently due to the support from the principal and students' parents, making learning more effective. The library manager, teachers, parents, and school principal synergize to achieve learning objectives.