COVID-19 Library Resources
Use this guide to help you locate resources for Librarians and some general RI resources as well.
Do you have a resource that you'd like to add to the list? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS)
Resources for RI libraries and the public: https://olis.ri.gov/about/news/2020/covid19/
Online learning and enrichment resources: https://olis-ri.libguides.com/online/home
American Libraries Association: Pandemic Preparedness
EveryLibrary: “Resources for Libraries on Coronavirus”
Library Journal: COVID-19 & Libraries Coverage
National Network of Libraries of Medicine: “A Guide to COVID-19 for Public Libraries”
Super Library Marketing: “How Libraries are Responding to the Coronavirus Threat and How Your Library Can Prep for Any Crisis”
Urban Libraries Council: “Coronavirus Resources”
On Facebook, in the group Libraries Step Up (in times of crisis), libraries are sharing their responses and resources.
infoDOCKET is maintaining "Library-Related Event Closings, Cancellations and Updated Due to COVID-19 Concerns" (added March 17, 2020)
RI Department of Health
For the most current information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and Rhode Island's response, please visit: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/Meal sites for children: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/about/foodsites/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (RIDLT)
Rhode Island Commerce
Rhode Island Commerce is providing free tech support, guidance, and funding to small businesses during the COVID-19 emergency: https://commerceri.com/