Resources and Tips for Teleworking

Per the April 30 email from Tracie Hall, all ALA staff are asked to stay on a remote work schedule through at least June 15. The resources below are provided to help ALA staff during this extended period of remote work. 

Tips for working effectively from home

Resources for managing remote employees

Balancing home life and work


Strategies for protecting your mental health


Just for fun

Visit inspiring works of art in museums around the world, all from the comfort of your home:

Several zoos and aquariums are featuring virtual content on their websites and social media channels – check out a list in this New York Times article.

A variety of musicians have been livestreaming concerts from their homes – you can find a comprehensive list on Vulture.

Many movie studios have released their feature films to streaming platforms ahead of schedule – Time has a list of recently debuted films available for streaming now.   

The Chicago Tribune has a list of Virtual Exercise Classes and Workouts to Get You Through the Coronavirus Quarantine, most of which are free to everyone. The American Heart Association has also published an infographic entitled 25 Ways to Get Moving at Home.


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Page updated May 7, 2020