How Northeastern University’s Snell Library Reinvented Itself During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Like so many other mainstays campus life, the Northeastern Library has adapted to the virtual realities of COVID-19.
“It really is a rapid evolution of the library,” says Dan Cohen, dean of libraries and vice provost for information collaboration at Northeastern. “Every single service that you would get in Snell, pre-COVID, is available to you as a student or faculty member.”
Already this semester, students and faculty have had more than 1,000 online consultations with librarians who have provided help on research products and other academic work. The library also offers a collection of 46 online workshops and 20-minute webinars, which have been viewed by more than 1,000 students.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.