The new normal

Guidelines, best practice and the latest thinking for libraries preparing to support all their service users as they prepare to re-open and transition to the ‘new normal’.   We will be updating it as new content becomes available.

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What should we be doing now to support disabled clients as we prepare to come out of lockdown?  Email us or join the discussion on the CLAUD LinkedIn Group.

Guideance for reopening libraries after lockdown

UK guidance

UK government guidance on coronavirus

CILIP service operation, promotion and recovery advice

The Library recovery toolkit (July 2020) – a  service recovery toolkit prepared in consultation with Public Health England (PHE) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Covid-19 safer spaces

International guidance

American College Health Association guidelines: Considerations for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era (May 7 2020)

AIHA Reopening guidance for general office settings (version 3, 26 May 2020)

IFLA directory of key resources for libraries (includes guidance on handling materials, operating services and reopening library buildings)