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French Academic Libraries During COVID-19: A Conversation with Mélissa Defond

French Academic Libraries During COVID-19: A Conversation with Mélissa Defond.

For this special zoom session, Mélissa Defond, Head of the Research Department at the Université Polytechnique, Hauts-de-France, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on academic libraries in France. More specifically, she discussed the situation at her library and what steps they are taking now that confinement is ending in France. This session was an opportunity to share thoughts, concerns, and ideas as we start thinking about steps to reopen libraries and what the future of academic libraries worldwide will look like.