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IMLS Webinar: Mitigating COVID-19 When Managing Paper-Based, Circulating, and Other Types of Collections

Title: IMLS Webinar: Mitigating COVID-19 When Managing Paper-Based, Circulating, and Other Types of Collections

Origin: Training webinar available on the Institute of Museum and Library Services website at: https://www.imls.gov/webinars/mitigating-covid-19-when-managing-paper-based-circulating-and-other-types-collections.

About this webinar: 
Dr. David Berendes and Dr. Catherine Rasberry from the Centers for Disease Control presented an overview of the CDC’s guidance for community settings and environmental disinfection, and a discussion of how libraries, archives, and museums can help mitigate COVID-19 when working with paper-based, circulating, and other types of collections.? The presentation was followed by a question and answer period.

Presented in coordination with: 

  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Library of Congress

Speakers:

  • David Berendes, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
    Dr. David Berendes is an epidemiologist in the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch at the Center for Disease Control, focusing on global sanitation and hygiene issues.
  • Catherine Rasberry, Ph.D.
    Dr. Catherine Rasberry is a Health Scientist in Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health.

Date held: March 30, 2020