Information management during a crisis – providing an open and reliable information infrastructure for a sustainable world

Jarmo Saarti (Library, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Publication date: 15 December 2020

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of the corona situation on the academic library services, policies and activities.

Design/methodology/approach

The methodology of the paper is opinion piece based on experiences.

Findings

There is a need for global policymaking for both the open academic resources dissemination and crisis management.

Originality/value

The originality of the paper is based on recent experiences.

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Acknowledgements

This paper in this special issue was specifically invited because of the expertise of the author to respond to the issues raised in the Editorial at https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-04-2020-143. The paper is part of the Issue of the Worst Case Scenarios and the Virus. Each paper has been formally reviewed and the author has responded to the comments in the customary manner.

Citation

Saarti, J. (2020), "Information management during a crisis – providing an open and reliable information infrastructure for a sustainable world", Library Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-10-2020-0151

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