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SUNY Libraries COVID-19 Planning and Information

List of potential remote work activities

Remote work ideas for all staff:

Remote Work ideas for Professional/Faculty:


Professional Development


Collection Development

  • Review ILL reports for highest borrowed subject areas, most loaned items, etc.
  • Review local collection for deselecting/weeding -year/subject liaison
  • Make purchase selections
  • Reach out to faculty in liaison/subject areas

Cataloging / Metadata


Electronic Resources 


Resource Sharing

Reference & Instruction



Tasks that are often low priorities:

  • Update LibGuides
  • Develop marketing ideas
  • Thank you notes
  • Update Portfolios/Annual Reports