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COVID19 Resources: Info and Updates

this guide is intended to provide credible resources related to COVID-19 and to update library users on library services and online resources accessible from off-campus.

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Misinformation and the "Infodemic"!

 The World Health Organization calls the spread of false information on coronavirus "infodemic". Learn how to spot fake news or false information.

Borrowed items and overdues

NOTE: We ask you to keep all borrowed materials checked out until the university re-opens. All due dates will be extended and late fees will be suspended during the closure. If you are receiving the automatic email messages, please do not worry. 

 

Terms and Definitions

Epidemic

A disease is an epidemic when it breaks out and rages in a community, only to subside afterward. (citation)

Outbreak

A series of cases of a disease which starts suddenly. (citation)

Pandemic

(adjective) Describing a widespread epidemic disease affecting large numbers of people in different countries simultaneously. The term should be reserved for human diseases; the equivalent term for animal diseases is panzootic. (citation)

 

What's the Difference between pandemic, epidemic and outbreak? See here

 

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