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Daily Archives: March 12, 2020

Preparing for Emergency Online Teaching

Preparing for Emergency Online Teaching March 12, 2020 – Chronicle of Higher Education: This week:

  • I tell you about how Clemson University is preparing its instructors to teach online.
  • I share how other colleges are talking about transitioning to remote teaching.
  • I provide some links to online teaching resources.

**We know things are in flux on many campuses. It’s a stressful time, and we will be following the coronavirus story closely. Please let us know what you think we should be covering along the way. And if you’d like to join our Facebook group for further conversation with people at other colleges, and with the Chronicle staff, you can find it at Higher ed and the coronavirus.**

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Free, Real-Time Feed of the Latest Novel Coronavirus Research & News from Across the Web

“In response to the worsening global health emergency, Atypon has created a website with a free, real-time feed that delivers the latest peer-reviewed research, preprints, and news on the novel coronavirus outbreak as soon as it is published. The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Special Edition feed aggregates content from over 30,000 authoritative sources across the web… Continue Reading

World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2020

“The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index® is the world’s leading source for original, independent data on the rule of law. Covering 128 countries and jurisdictions, the Index relies on national surveys of more than 130,000 households and 4,000 legal practitioners and experts to measure how the rule of law is experienced and perceived worldwide.  Global Trends… Continue Reading

List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 – The EPA-registered surface disinfectant products on our Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 list have qualified under EPA’s emerging viral pathogen program for use against SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Coronaviruses are enveloped viruses, meaning they are one of the easiest types of viruses to kill with the appropriate disinfectant product.  EPA strongly recommends following… Continue Reading

The Checklist Paradigm – plan, implement, followup – public health plan for corona virus

Vox – Taiwan has millions of visitors from China and only 45 coronavirus cases. Here’s how. Aggressive measures starting in December saved Taiwan. Can we learn from them? “…That’s what Stanford Health Policy researcher Jason Wang explores in a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Association with coauthors Chun Y. Ng in… Continue Reading

Library of Congress, US Capital, SCOTUS. most venues in NYC, many colleges, schools closed – concerts cancelled

Library of Congress Announces Limited Access to Facilities until April 1, 2020 “Out of an abundance of caution, all Library of Congress buildings and facilities will be closed to the public starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 12, until Wednesday, April 1, 2020 to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. Library employees, contractors, authorized… Continue Reading

COVID 19 and Business Research

COVID 19 and Business Research – Resources & Strategies for Researching – COVID 19’s Impact on Businesses & the Economy – Note: This is a work in progress and actively evolving. “About – Business librarians provide access to resources and support for researchers investigating a variety of business topics. This guide is an attempt to… Continue Reading

Open Source directory of 5,000 Coronavirus Studies – Newspapers lift paywalls on coronavirus reporting

Vice: “A group of online archivists have created an open-access directory of over 5,000 scientific studies about coronaviruses that anyone can browse and download without encountering a paywall. The directory is hosted on The-Eye, a massive online archiving project run by a Reddit user named “-Archivist.” Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a… Continue Reading