REALM Literature Review and New Toolkit Resources

Apr 28, 2021

The REALM (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) Project has a literature review and new toolkit resources available.

Systematic literature review

This third systematic literature review of SARS-CoV-2 research published through November 2020 summarizes current research on how the virus spreads, its survival on materials and surfaces, and the effectiveness of various prevention and decontamination measures.

Toolkit Resources

New toolkit materials with resources and information on vaccines, reopening considerations, social distancing measures, and virtual programming are also available:

  • Vaccines – collection of curated information and resources about vaccines that can help to answer common COVID-19-related questions
  • Reopening Considerations – this document synthesizes information in reopening plans that have been generously shared by libraries, archives, and museums
  • Social Distancing – resources to help provide guidance on social distancing measures while serving the public and keeping staff safe
  • Virtual Programming – examples and resources for conducting successful virtual programs and meeting people where they are—online

For more information, see the REALM FAQs and question submission form.

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