Select COVID-19 resources from the New York Library Association (NYLA):
NYLA updates on COVID-19: NYLA has been posting updates on news relating to COVID-19 and libraries. This includes links to relevant executive orders by Governor Cuomo.
Re-opening Database: Urban Libraries Unite and NYLA partnered to create a shared database of NYS library re-opening plans.
Southeastern NY Library Resources Council offers a service to members called "Ask the Lawyer". During the pandemic, the attorney has addressed several legal questions related to COVID-19.
You can find all COVID related questions here. Some recent COVID-19 related questions cover:
A list of recently asked questions is available on Southeastern's website. You can submit a question using the form here.
Select resources from Mid-Hudson Library system (MHLS):
Select resources from Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS):
REALM Project (Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) is a research project conducted by OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and research organization Battelle to gauge the longevity of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a variety of materials common to cultural institutions.
You can subscribe to REALM email updates by heading here.
Southeastern has been offering a variety of professional development on different topics. You can find all upcoming events on Southeastern's website.
Some archived events related to COVID-19:
Empire State Library Network (ESLN):
ESLN, which consists of the nine New York library resources councils, has created a shared calendar listing all current professional development opportunities. The workshops are open to all NY library staff.