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Daily Archives: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 investment in museums and libraries

Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide: “The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the President has signed the CARES Act, which designates $50 million in coronavirus response funding for IMLS. Following passage in the House of Representatives earlier today, both chambers of Congress approved of the Coronavirus… Continue Reading

American FactFinder going offline 31 March 2020

AFF will be offline permanently March 31, 2020.  “There are now a nice set of short tutorial and long webinar recordings at …It facilitated teaching the economic and business datasets more than does IMO.) Via Steve Cramer, Business & Economics Librarian, Associate Professor | Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education , University of North Carolina… Continue Reading

American Bar Association has posted an ABA Legal Fact Check

“The American Bar Association has posted an ABA Legal Fact Check that answers a question that has been raised frequently during the COVID-19 pandemic: Who has the legal authority to order such stringent actions as quarantines and stay at home directives. In recent days, both the president and individual governors have asserted that power. While… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Projections – beds, ventilators, and deaths

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle Washington: The charts on this site projected hospital resource use based on COVID-19 deaths. The projections assume the continuation of strong social distancing measures and other protective measures. To view the methods used to produce the projections click here. On April 15 – Hospital Bed Shortage 61,509 On… Continue Reading