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This is an internal guide for the staff of Touro Libraries NY with information on shared resources and sharing resources.

Important Resources For COVID-19

This page includes important resources for quick access during remote working in response to COVID-19. If you have resources you'd like to see created and/or added, please email georgia.westbrook@touro.edu.

 

Updates from:

Touro College & University System

New York City Department of Health

Inside Higher Ed

LibGuides

Copyright and Fair Use

If you need help with Copyright during this time, try Copyright Office Hours - drop-in Zoom sessions with copyright librarians from across the US: https://tinyurl.com/wf9gzu6

 

The following text has been shared with faculty via our LibGuide for Online Teaching and Learning:

Classes at Touro and beyond are moving online quickly in light of developing health concerns.

When shifting your class from in-person to online, copyright needs to be considered — but the good news is that most of the rules that apply to in-person teaching at Touro also apply online. Some quick tips:

  • When showing videos in class, try to limit yourself to brief clips and encourage students to access longer videos outside of class through the library or other legal source.
  • Control access to your online documents by using Canvas instead of emailing students. If you need to share resources outside of Canvas, link to the original source, rather than making a copy or attaching a document.
  • If you are unsure whether your use is a legal one, ask the Libraries for help!

For more information, please visit:

Copyright and Fair Use from the Touro College Libraries

“Rapidly shifting your course from in-person to online” from the University of Minnesota Libraries

Set Up Call Forwarding

Remote Work and Tech Help

Webinars


Free webinars for librarians during COVID-19 on related and unrelated topics: http://bit.ly/FreeLibraryWebinars

ACRL: Information Literacy at a (Social) Distance: https://bit.ly/38XtwxT

ACRL: Pandemic Pedagogy: http://bit.ly/ILPandemicPedagogy

How to Teach Online (free three-week course starting 3/23): https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teach-online

 

General webinars:

WebJunction

Lynda.com (email Touro Helpdesk for access)

Other Resources

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