Academic Reopening Panel

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Date(s) - Aug 12 2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Join us for a panel of academic librarians and administrators who will discuss their plans for reopening libraries when semesters begin this fall.

Panelists include:

  • Gerald Beasley, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell
  • Janet H. Clarke, Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries
  • Fantasia Thorne-Ortiz, Library Department Chair at SUNY Onondaga Community College
  • Michelle Young, Dean of Libraries at Clarkson University.

Some questions for the panel include:

  • How do you ensure equity for students?
  • What unsolved questions about reopening have come up on your campuses?
  • How are you dealing with staffing while keeping proper protocols in place?
  • What do we do about course reserves?
  • If you are not reopening the physical location, how are you continuing to offer 100% customer service satisfaction?
  • How flexible is your collection development policy and finances due to pressure for e-resources?


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