The year 2020 has been one for the books, as we have all learned how to navigate and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at EBSCO, we looked for ways to help our customers adapt to an online environment and shared resources via EBSCOpost. Reflecting on EBSCOpost’s top ten blog posts of 2020, we hope you can take these helpful tips into 2021.

  1. Resources to Support Schools and Public Libraries Impacted By COVID-19
    For schools and public libraries impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus), here is a list of ideas and free resources to keep users engaged.
  2. The Evolution of EBSCO Discovery Service™: Connecting Library Goals & User Expectations
    As librarians push toward attaining lofty goals in areas such as faculty and curriculum support, as well as, raising the bar on information literacy and continuing to enhance the impact that libraries have on student achievement, the key is to elevate the user experience.
  3. How Libraries Help Job Seekers Get Hired
    Libraries can help patrons who were laid off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic by expanding their job and career resources.
  4. EBSCO Creates COVID-19 Resources Site
    EBSCO and its partners are making resources freely available and expanding access to e-content to help library staff support their institutions as they focus on online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  5. The Argument for Open Research in the Time of COVID-19
    Find out how and Code Ocean are helping researchers to collaborate during the COVID-19 pandemic through open research.
  6. EBSCO Information Services’ Position Statement on COVID-19
    With the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners as our number one priority, and out of an abundance of caution, EBSCO Information Services has made numerous decisions related to COVID-19.
  7. The Effects of COVID-19 on Library Collection Development Practices
    See how the library at University of Victoria was affected by COVID-19 and the steps they took to adjust their collection development practices.
  8. Nature’s MATHterpiece: The Fibonacci Sequence
    The Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio show how math and art are related in natural and man-made phenomena.
  9. Librarians Rise to the Challenge as Second Responders
    Angela Hursh, Senior Engagement Consultant, NoveList, talks about the challenges facing libraries during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they are rising to the occasion.
  10. Accessing Your EBSCO Account: New Models for a More Secure Online Library
    Increasing the conversation around authentication options for electronic resources will ensure that customers and content providers are working as partners to maintain a secure library environment.