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NCLS Reopening Guide: Technology


Both staff and patrons regularly interact with physical technology in the library. These items are also hard to disinfect. Please consider the following for ensuring the safety of staff and patrons when using technology.

Staff Technology

During the initial stage, there are technology considerations for staff that should include the following:

  • Staff person having their own keyboard, mouse, or phone that can be moved to the circulation desk or elsewhere when needed.

  • Easy to clean keyboards and mice can be purchased.

  • Procedure for quarantining technology that may have been used by multiple staff members.