Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 9-24-2022

Document Type



This research discusses the existence and innovation of libraries in online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. Online learning is carried out by utilizing technology as a means of connecting educators and students. Libraries as a place to provide sources of information to support the learning process must always improve themselves to show the best and be prepared to keep up with the times. The transformation of library management to digital must be given priority, so that libraries can exist in the midst of a pandemic. Library support in teaching and learning activities is very important, especially in fulfilling the information needs of the academic community in a university. The purpose of this study was to analyze the existence and support of the UIN Jakarta Medical Faculty Library in the online learning process during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research uses descriptive qualitative methods. The results of the interview revealed that the limitations and online learning carried out by medical students made libraries try to make new innovations in supporting the teaching and learning process during the adaptation period of new habits during the pandemic Covid-19. From these findings, it has resulted in several new innovations in the form of providing remote access control that can be accessed through open public access cataloging and websites for various library collections and the convenience of various online library services. Besides that, a specialist subject librarian is needed to mediate between information in the library and the academic community.