Most research within Auburn University will continue and the COVID-19 campus closure will not cause many disruptions, according to James Weyhenmeyer, vice president for research and economic development.
“We would like to emphasize that most of our current operations are electronic and we do not expect any disruption in our operations,” Weyhenmeyer said in a letter. “While much of our work through April 10 will be conducted remotely, we will work to ensure that deadlines will be met.”
Auburn University Libraries' three buildings will be closed to the public, but the libraries’ faculty and staff will still attempt to “make access to library resources as seamless as possible,” Weyhenmeyer said.
Electronic resources including subscription databases and e-books will be accessible. Research and Instruction services via Zoom will also be available, and faculty can still email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334-844-1737 during regular university business hours if they have further questions.Subject librarians can also still be contacted, Weyhenmeyer said.
All university travel, both domestic and international, is suspended through April 10, Weyhenmeyer said.
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