Your Name and Title: John MacLeod, Director XRLibraries
Library, School, or Organization Name: CALIFA
Co-Presenter Name(s): Sara Jones, CALIFA President, Marin County Free Library Director
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: California
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Short Session Description (one line): Safe Clean XR requires new protocols for libraries to operate in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Developing new protocols and proceedures for the use of XR equipment and programs in libraries in the COVID-19 pandemic world requires a systematic approach to cleaning equipment and libraries, establishing protocols for the use of XR headsets, and training staff to monitor use and cleaning. XR offers a wonderful opportunity for patrons as long as safety protocols are in place and equipment and headsets are cleaned properly. We ill talk about protocols developed and tested in an Emergency Care Workers day care center for youth operated by the Marin County Free Library from March unitl June, 2020. CALIFA President, Sara Jones will discuss how libraries can create and operate sustainable protocals and practices for use of XR in libraries.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:www.xrlibraries.com