Information on COVID-19

Last updated on September 15, 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Resource Sharing: The MOBIUS INN-Reach resource sharing network restarted on Monday, June 27, 2020

Courier Services: The MOBIUS, ILA and Rivershare Courier Networks are back up and running as normal. STAT Courier has implemented new safety guidelines for their drivers to follow related to reducing the spread of COVID-19. 

STATS New Guidelines for Drivers

MOBIUS Staff: We have been working remotely since Tuesday, March 17th.  We are well equipped to work remotely and often do this during inclement weather so you will be able to reach us as usual by email or phone. Please let us know how we can help.

Closures and Service Changes

Prospector Catalog Information

Latest information on libraries that have resumed Prospector borrowing and lending. 

Information on Prospector Libraries

Information on reopening plans for Prospector libraries and additional resources. 

IA Shares Member Libraries

Important information on the IA Shares courier network. 

IA Shares Courier Survey

The State Library of Iowa and Stat Courier have determined that a minimum of 330 public libraries must be open and able to accept deliveries on their designated day to resume the courier service. To determine when this threshold is met, they are asking directors to fill out this survey about their libraries' reopening plans. 

Resources

Webinar on Re-Opening Guidelines from the Missouri State Library

A webinar from the Missouri State Library for those looking for guidance on reopening physical spaces and resuming services. The chat log can be viewed here

Missouri State Library's Guide for Missouri Public Library Directors

A LiGuide sharing information on reopening polices and procedures for public library directors in Missouri. 

COVID-19 Library Reopening & Resource Sharing/Courier Safety Concerns

A summary of best practices and resources for libraries planning to reopen physical spaces and resume courier and resource sharing services.

ICOLC's Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Library Services and Resources

Statement from the International Coalition of Library Consortia aimed at helping vendors and publishers understand the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the library community arround the world. 

Vendor/Publisher Responses to COVID-19 From ICOLC

A list of vendors and publishers that are providing free, additional, or expanded services to libraries in response to the pandemic. 

Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM)

A project from OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are working to provide science based information and best practices for libraries, museums, and archives looking to reopen their spaces safely. 

ACRL's Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries: Preparing to Reopen

A curated list of resources from ACRL for academic institutions that are reopening their spaces.