Category: COVID-19

How Covid-19 Turned College Campuses into Surveillance Machines

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College campuses have amped up surveillance in response to Covid-19 with location-tracking apps, biometric-measuring buttons and other tools. Many students find it creepy and an invasion of their privacy. Click here to read the full story. Image credit

6 New Books about COVID-19

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This review (Book Riot) by Ashley Holstrom highlights new book titles on the topic. The article also links to free children’s book about coronavirus, picture books about coronavirus procedures in school, and a master list of pandemic literature.

Changes for USF Libraries Upon Re-Opening

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Here are some coming changes for the libraries as they reopen: See below to review major points in this video. Hours for the USF Tampa Library have been adjusted for Fall 2020 term (generally 9 AM to 6 PM). Swipe in access … Continue Reading

The Digital Instruction Divide During COVID-19

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The Hechinger Report indicates that remote learning for children confirm that the quality and quantity of remote learning for children varied wildly depending on where those children happen to live during school closings in Spring of 2020. Image credit and report

Johns Hopkins Policy Tracker

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Johns Hopkins University has created a state policy tracker that monitors the latest plans for reopening K-12 schools during the pandemic. image credit  

USF Tampa Library Continuity of Services

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This is just a reminder that even though the physical campus library is closed during summer classes, the library will continue its support of faculty and students.  We have 443,000  e-books, 52,000 e-journal subscriptions, over 800 databases,  and numerous streaming videos all … Continue Reading