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What are the Libraries doing to keep users safe during COVID-19?

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All UMKC campus health and safety policies and guidelines apply in the Libraries.
  • The Library puts all returned items into quarantine before another person can check them out.
  • Campus Facilities Management cleans and sanitizes the library buildings, and library staff do additional sanitizing of high-touch surfaces in the libraries throughout the day.
  • Sanitation stations are placed regularly throughout all floors of the Libraries for users to take advantage of.
  • Plexiglass shields work to protect staff and students at all service desks, and furniture has been carefully arranged to promote physical distancing.

Coronavirus Information
Due to the spread of COVID-19, all physical library facilities are closed until further notice. The library will continue to provide online resources and services only. FAQ answers regarding physical spaces or materials may not be correct for the duration of the COVID-19 situation.

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