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Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Special Collections were already a priority for us … but [digital access demand] has accelerated as the reading room remains closed.

Other positions inside the library , Large Enterprise Educational Institution Company

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Library users will depend more on digital resources in the post-COVID-19 era.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

COVID-19 has increased the importance of digital content and remote access to such content.

Other positions inside the library , Educational Institution

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

We are not at the AFTER COVID stage at all, but campus [leadership] strongly desires our safe local restart, and online collaboration and integration of campus systems (are) crucial.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

OERs (are) now imperative in an online-first learning environment.

Position inside the library, Educational Institution (United Kingdom)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

The COVID-19 crisis has increased the need for online access to knowledge and learning resources. In this landscape of health and economic crisis, all the efforts of the Library must be directed towards facilitating this access …

Position inside the library, Educational Institution (Spain)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

More staff and faculty are working remotely. The ability to provide access and showcase research being produced during this time is important not only to the library, but to the organization as a whole.

Position inside the library, Non-Profit medical institution (USA)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

… online resources and services are important to provide equalisation and consistency in access and usage.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution (Uganda)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Our IR get more “famous” based on its valuable content (about) Distance Learning Methodologies and e-Texts that (it) includes.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution (Greece)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Our library is now closed, so our IR is one of the most important services we can offer to ours patrons.

Library Leadership, Federal Government Research Agency (India)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

There is greater demand for hosting of posters [on our IR] due to regular campus student research symposia taking place online.

Position inside the library, Educational Institution (USA)

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Importance of IR to recruitment & collaboration

Switching to more remote/virtual recruitment has meant the organization as a whole needed to change how we showcase research and publications. Our IR has allowed us to step into the moment and reach out for additional opportunities to collaborate across the hospital.

Medical librarian at hospital in the US




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