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New REALM project resources available


New toolkit materials

New REALM toolkit resources are available to help support the interpretation and use of REALM laboratory research. These downloadable visual aids show test results by material type and usage, including:

  • Surfaces (marble, laminate, glass, etc.)
  • Books and paper
  • Media (CDs, DVDs, USB cassettes)
  • Plastics

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Video resources to inform your planning

Library perspectives: REALM and reopening

Staff members from the Denver Public Library, Jefferson College Library, and the Johnson County Library share their pandemic experiences and how they have used REALM research to inform local decision-making.

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Introduction to the REALM project

Get an inside look at REALM goals, roles, and activities as told by project team members from IMLS, OCLC, and Battelle.

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