SCUA Research Procedures in the Time of COVID
Before Your Visit
All research visits require an appointment. Schedule an appointment to visit the reading room and have materials retrieved for you. New material requests must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance. Reading room capacity is limited to 4 researchers at a time.
During Your Visit
All visitors are required to wear a mask and follow physical distancing guidelines.
All researchers must wash their hands before using collections, or wear nitrile gloves while handling materials. Researchers also are encouraged to wash their hands after using materials.
Researchers are encouraged to use a laptop, tablet, or smartphone to take notes. If a researcher uses SCUA-supplied notepaper, they will need to retain the paper or recycle it before leaving the department.
Researchers are encouraged to bring a pencil for note taking. If a researcher uses a department pencil, they should take it with them at the end of their visit. All other use and handling rules still apply.
SCUA personnel will wipe down researcher stations after each use.