Library Access Policies Post COVID-19 Pandemic
6 Pages Posted: 26 May 2020 Last revised: 12 Jun 2021
Date Written: May 25, 2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic has resulted in extraordinary situations where global economies have been shut down using lockdown procedure to prevent the spread of this disease. Libraries have responded to this extraordinary situation by offering their services online through digital access yet remaining closed to the public. The purpose of this short article is to discuss on the issue of post pandemic re-opening of libraries and what measures they should be taking to prevent re-infection and spread of viral diseases like COVID-19.
Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic, libraries, lockdown, online access, library staff, digital documentation, sanitization methods
JEL Classification: I10
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