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Minitex News articles tagged with "COVID-19" (10):

A photograph of a red and white brick romanesque women's gymnasium in Smila, Ukraine.

Cambridge Public Library staff create connections with Ukraine

Dec 18, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic reduced contact between libraries and their patrons, Kirsten Vaughan and Sandy Buckingham took the opportunity to make a connection between the library in Cambridge and another in faraway Smila, Ukraine.
Two photographs of curbside pickup service alongside "County Achievement Award" set in a laurel wreath over a purple background.

Washington County Library wins award for curbside pickup

Dec 11, 2020

On December 7, the Association of Minnesota Counties presented Washington County Library with a County Achievement Award for its pioneering curbside pickup program.
Cat studying.

Contract Cataloging available during remote work

Dec 10, 2020

Contract Cataloging services are operational, with some small changes due to remote work situations.
A photograph of many-colored books, side-by-side on a shelf.

Minitex to stop quarantining outgoing materials

Nov 19, 2020

Beginning Monday, November 30, items leaving the Minitex office will no longer be held for three days before delivery. We will continue to mark all tubs with the date that they were packed, allowing individual libraries to make their own decisions about how long to quarantine these materials before handling.

What are Minnesotans reading in Ebooks MN during this pandemic?

Jun 22, 2020

Curious to see what people have been reading on Ebooks Minnesota over the past months? These are the top 10 between today and March 1, 2020.


Interlibrary loan COVID-19 changes

Apr 6, 2020

In Minnesota, we are working remotely and there have been enormous changes to our workflow in the last several weeks. In some cases, the interlibrary loan systems we use may be able to help us streamline our new processes. Here is some information about how various systems are handling specific details in our work.


Lake Superior Libraries Symposium 2020 Cancelled

Mar 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting the world, we will not be holding the Lake Superior Libraries Symposium in June 2020. We are postponing this event until next year, June 2021, and we look forward to exploring our theme of Mapping Our Identity then.

Temporarily open COVID-19 and general content e-resources available

Mar 30, 2020

As schools and colleges and libraries transition to online operations, the need for e-resources grows, as well as information specifically relating to COVID-19.


Libraries respond: Local and national resources to follow

Mar 20, 2020

Every time I open up my email, see a newsletter, or check social media, I am heartened to see that libraries and library staff are reaching out, collaborating, and innovating to continue our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve shared some of those projects and resources and will continue to add more.


Library resources for online classes and students

Mar 13, 2020

If you, your students, or children, need to stay home during this rapidly evolving health-related situation, please remember that AskMN and eLibrary MN are available 24/7 from anywhere in Minnesota.