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Health Literacy Newsletter: Fall 2021

Patrons are back-Updates for Fall 2021


UMBC Employee Hub for COVID-19

Get specialized information meant for all employees at UMBC, including technology resources, safety protocols, employee assistance, and more

UMBC Classroom Safety Checklist for Fall 2021

Review the baseline requirements for all on-campus UMBC classrooms

UMBC On Campus Physical Distancing Guidelines

Learn about the current state of physical distancing guidelines on campus--some of the recommendations have changed over the course of the pandemic!

UMBC COVID-19 Community Health Dashboard

Find information on both current campus vaccination rates and infection rates

USM COVID-19 Taskforce

Explore this hub for all the COVID-19 news stories from the system


Connect with USMAI employees from other campuses and share pandemic best practices

COVID-19 and Librarianship at Large


The REALM (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museum) Project

Explore the latest findings from the REALM Project, including monthly research briefings

ALA COVID-19 Recovery Hub

Find information on advocacy, education, data & research, and guidance content aimed at safely reopening libraries


See updates from the various chapters of ALA and related organizations 

Communities for Immunity

Learn about this initiative to help libraries and museums who are "engaging their communities in COVID-19 vaccine confidence."

IMLS COVID-19 Resources for Libraries and Museums

Browse through pandemic-related resources from library and museum organizations across the country

Nightmare Code

Charsets even used to be known as 'alpha-bets' before that word's obvious negative associations caused it to die out.

from the XKCD webcomic

Baltimore Co. COVID-19 Response Hub

Maryland Department of Health Twitter