REALM Project

Archives, Libraries,
and Museums


The REALM project has developed a variety of toolkit resources to help archives, libraries, and museums (LAMs) navigate their reopening journey. These free resources are available for download at the links below.


Reviews of the scientific literature pertinent to LAM operations during the pandemic and studies on how long the virus can survive on materials common to LAMs.

Considerations and checklists

Guides that synthesize public resources to help LAMs navigate decision making and manage uncertainty.

Resource Roundups

A curated collection of relevant articles and resources addressing LAM-specific pandemic topics.


On-demand webinars that cover topics such community reflections, reopening safely, and vaccine information.

Perspectives from the field

LAM professionals share their experiences navigating the pandemic, the evolution of policies, and what's on the horizon.

Understanding the project

An overview of REALM project goals and scope.