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The REALM Project offers an updated briefing, prepared by Battelle.  It reviews research on COVID-19 vaccination, variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and ventilation that may affect building operations, policies, and procedures. ...

REALM literature review and new toolkit resources available Systematic literature review  This third systematic literature review of SARS-CoV-2 research published through November 2020 summarizes current research on how the virus spreads, its survival on materials and surfaces,...

The REALM project has published the results of the fifth round of Battelle’s laboratory testing for infectious COVID-19 virus on four fabrics and leather—materials commonly used for bookbinding, upholstery, and crowd control.  View test results: https://oc.lc/test5-results The...

As part of the REALM Project’s research, Battelle has conducted four natural attenuation studies to provide information on how long the virus may survive on materials common to archives, libraries, and museums.  Access the latest information, which includes stacked materials. ...

As part of the REALM project’s research, Battelle has conducted three natural attenuation studies to provide information on how long the virus may survive on materials common to archives, libraries, and museums.   Access WebJunction to learn the results! ...

As libraries and museums around the country begin to resume operations and reopen to the public, the need for clear information to support the handling of core materials has become increasingly urgent. OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting...