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IMLS Director Crosby Kemper Discusses Role of Libraries and Museums during COVID-19 Pandemic

ARL executive director Mary Lee Kennedy talked with Crosby Kemper III, the director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), about the role of libraries and museums, and...

ARL Member Libraries’ Statements on Systemic Racism and Oppression

Many ARL member libraries have released statements condemning systemic racism and  committing to action. The University of Arizona Libraries, "A Message on Anti-racism and Our Way Forward" Arizona State University...

Research Libraries Continue Expansion of Services: University Libraries at Virginia Tech Launches LibGuide of Geospatial Data Services for Mapping COVID-19

Research libraries continue to expand a variety of services and resources to meet the changing needs of patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as providing streaming services for students and...

Digitization in an Emergency: Fair Use/Fair Dealing and How Libraries Are Adapting to the Pandemic

Like every other major institution operating during the coronavirus pandemic, research libraries are confronting sudden and radical shifts in their daily realities. Foremost among these challenges is the near-total loss...


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