This page features a selection of case studies from research and academic libraries regarding their experience of Covid-19 and the digital shift in action. They accompany the publication of a dedicated article, written by members of RLUK’s digital shift working group, in the New Review of Academic Librarianship
. ‘Covid-19 and the future of the Digital Shift amongst research libraries: An RLUK perspective in context’
provides a comprehensive overview of the experience of research and academic libraries around the digital shift occurring within their collections, services, and user expectations in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The article makes reference to eight case studies from research and academic libraries from across Europe regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on their spaces, skills, collections, and stakeholder relations – the four pillars of RLUK’s digital shift manifesto.