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INFOGRAPHIC - How long COVID lives on common library materials

January 21 2021

An infographic from American Libraries quickly communicates the results from the first five rounds of tests. 'REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) project—an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)–funded collaboration between OCLC and the research and development organization Battelle—has been studying surface transmission risks of common library and museum materials.' ~ American Libraries.

Results of the testing have been released monthly since June 2020 on how long the virus survives on materials common to archives, libraries, and museums. Learn more about the research.

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