Implementing Health Protocol in University Libraries of Muhammadiyah –‘Aisyiyah

Health protocol Libraries Higher education Covid-19 Pandemic


June 29, 2021


Background of the study: Libraries have an important role in supporting the online learning process during a pandemic. Several university libraries provide services to meet the information needs of the academic community. The library provides services by implementing a health protocol.

Objective: To discuss the extent of the implementation of health protocols in the Muhammadiyah 'Aisyiyah College Library (PTMA).

Research Methods: This research was conducted with a quantitative descriptive approach using a semi-open questionnaire method. Respondents in this study consisted of 126 PTMA libraries from a total of 174 PTMA libraries throughout Indonesia.

Results: Several protocols implemented in the PTMA Library include: implementing physical distancing, using masks, providing hand sanitizer, checking body temperature, limiting the number of users to the library, preparing hand washing stations, sterilizing booths, treatment of returned collections, and using gloves. .

Conclusion: PTMA libraries during the pandemic have carried out library services by following the health protocol standards applied in each library.