Libraries are constantly at risk. Every day, many libraries and their collections are damaged by fire, flooding, high winds, power outages, and criminal behaviour. Every library needs a plan to protect its staff, sites and collections, including yours. Disaster Planning for Libraries provides a practical guide to developing a comprehensive plan for any library. Twelve chapters cover essential areas of plan development; these include an overview of the risks faced by libraries, disaster preparedness and responding to disasters, resuming operations after a disaster and assessing damage, declaring disaster and managing a crisis, cleaning up and management after a disaster and normalizing relations, staff training, testing disaster plans, and the in-house planning champion.
- Provides a practical approach to developing a comprehensive plan for any library, big or small
- Supplements technical information with interviews and case studies
- Includes appendices covering pandemic management, moisture control, and library security
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|Size: ||5.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Chandos Publishing|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||2370006355083 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|