On March 12, 2020, Pronunciator published a self-directed online language course in 101 languages that teaches vocabulary (e.g. “quarantine,” “pandemic,” etc.) and phrases (e.g. “I’m having difficulty breathing,” “Is it an emergency?”, etc.) relevant to the coronavirus crisis. Directions on finding the coronavirus information is here: https://www.pronunciator.com/coronavirus-language-course/
The State Library is pleased to share that Tutor.com [HomeworkLA] has expanded their live tutoring hours for HomeworkLouisiana to provide additional support for students in our communities impacted by COVID-19.
The new Louisiana one-to-one live tutoring hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to midnight. Saturday and Sunday live tutoring hours will continue as 2 pm to midnight as usual. These expanded hours will continue until May 31, 2020.
Coronavirus-Impacted Libraries Get Unlimited Access to Ebook Central Holdings: ProQuest has partnered with more than 100 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons – at no extra charge.
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COVID-19 Offer of Support to Public Libraries from Artfilms. They are offering public libraries access to up to 1700 streaming videos at the very heavily discounted price of $200 per library site.
Cultural Resource Preservation
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative
was created to protect cultural heritage threatened or impacted by disasters and to help U.S. and international communities preserve their identities and history
The Heritage Emergency National Task Force is co-sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Smithsonian Institution, and is a partnership of 42 national service organizations and federal agencies. The agency has compiled a COVID-19 Resource Hub: