Evaluation of environmental conditions as a decontamination approach for SARS-CoV-2 when applied to common library, archive and museum-related materials
30 January 2022
William R. Richter, Michelle M. Sunderman, Tom O. Mera, Kim A. O'Brien, Kendra Morgan, Sharon Streams
This article, published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, shares the findings of the Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) project’s COVID-19 research simulating virus on common library, archive, and museum materials.
Bring Learning to All Library Staff: Scaling and Sustaining Professional Development Content
1 November 2020
Kendra Morgan, Sharon Streams
This chapter describes how WebJunction—a program of OCLC Research that offers a free and open online learning network for those who work in or with libraries—supports the scalability and sustainability of Professional Development. Readers will also get tips for how to make it as accessible and affordable to as many learners as possible.
From Awareness to Funding: Voter Perceptions and Support of Public Libraries in 2018
21 March 2018
In 2018, OCLC, ALA, and PLA conducted research of US voter support of libraries to examine the awareness, attitudes, and underlying motivations among US voters for supporting library funding. This report outlines findings and compares it to a similar survey conducted in 2008.
Local Action and National Impact: A Summary of Project Outcomes and Learning from Geek the Library
6 April 2016
IMLS Focus: Engaging Communities
2 June 2015
Chrystie Hill, Sharon Streams, Jackie Dooley, Liz Morris
IMLS Focus: Learning in Libraries
14 May 2015
Chrystie Hill, Merrilee Proffitt, Sharon Streams
IMLS Focus: The National Digital Platform
28 April 2015