May 19 Statewide Zoom-Continuing the Coronavirus Conversation
Join the Zoom Meeting on May 19 at 3:15 pm: MSL-Continuing the Coronavirus Conversation
Meeting ID: 998 6049 7492
Jamie Ritter-State Librarian Update: Freedom Xpress and more
Status of Checklist and Review Updates
* Mass reopening - similar strategy (checklist and attestation)
* Review of wording changes made for commission approval
IMLS/Battelle study has a name and a website:
Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM)<https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html> Information Hub at Webjunction. Subscribe to updates<https://www.oclc.org/content/oclc-forms/en_us/realm-updates.html?_ga=2.87342545.815345275.1589892830-336971962.1584557862>.
Omeka - COVID Community Archive: collaborative of libraries using the Omeka platform to document the impact of COVID in Maine communities. Initial group of 6 libraries and MSL.
Outreach will begin to those libraris that expressed interest in the survey.
Heart of Maine<https://heartofmaine.omeka.net/> - Thompson Free Library (Dover Foxcroft) with Pittsfield and Hartland
Portland Public Library<https://portlandlibrary.omeka.net/>
Biddeford COVID-19 Community Archive<https://biddefordc19.omeka.net/> - McArthur Public Library
Ogunquit Memorial Library
Patten Free (Bath)
Zoom - Status update- 119 libraries working out process with MSLN to sign libraries up (one account for each library)- 119 libraries
Zoom training - Working with Maine Humanities Council and Jared Leadbetter and Alan Fecteau.
Beanstack Update - Contract submitted to Procurement
Questions, comments at any time during the meeting welcome!
Stay well everyone!
Director, Library Development
Maine State Library
230 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333
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