History in the making: how libraries are capturing the pandemic for posterity | Museums- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

H ow do you preserve a pandemic? Libraries, museums and historical associations around the world are struggling to survive right now but they’re also asking themselves this critical question. They know future generations will inevitably study Covid-19 – so what are the moments and materials we should capture for people in the future, and how […]

Library coronavirus lockdown cuts off disadvantaged Australians from digital world | World news – Blog – Emails

There are concerns the closure of public libraries as part of the coronavirus lockdown is cutting disadvantaged Australians off from the digital world. For Marie*, who did not want to use her real name, life has become a lot harder since her local library in Geelong closed. “It might seem like a small thing to […]