Library, archives, and museum professionals share their experiences navigating the pandemic, the evolution of policies, and what's on the horizon.
Updated: 07 December 2022
Innovative responses to community needs allowed for the continuation, adaptation, and expansion of services from cultural heritage institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a series of short videos, hear from these organizations on the range of programs and services they offered in their communities.
Updated: 15 April 2022
In early 2022 the REALM project hosted a series of online forums to foster discussion, knowledge sharing, and mutual support among those who work in and with the cultural heritage field. Summaries of these facilitated conversations are now available.
Updated: 7 December 2021
Amanda Stern is the events and special projects manager at the Connecticut Library Consortium, a statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries by helping them strengthen their ability to serve their users.
Updated: 7 December 2021
Monica Harris is the Associate Executive Director of RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System), which serves approximately 1,300 academic, public, school, and special library agencies in northern and west-central Illinois. Monica shares the importance of making staff feel appreciated, adapting to meet evolving needs, and what she hopes the next year will look like.
Updated: 18 November 2021
Jon Oakes is the technology labs coordinator for the San José State University Library, a combined public library and university library located in California. Jon shares his experiences during the pandemic, including adapting services to virtual, developing new skills, and connecting students with the library in a changed campus environment.
Updated: 14 October 2021
Starlyn D’Angelo is both the executive director of the Hart Cluett Museum shares how her experiences over the past 20 months have shaped what it means to do museum work, particularly at a county history museum and historic house.
Updated: 7 October 2021
Amy McKune from the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (Kansas City, MO) shares how they transformed their exhibits during the pandemic and what changes she thinks will continue into the future.
Updated: 21 September 2021
In a series of short videos, leaders in the library, archives and museum community share the experience of their organizations navigating through the pandemic, the evolution of policies and what's on the horizon.
Updated: 17 December 2020
In a series of short videos, 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.