Disaster Planning for Special Libraries

Disaster Planning for Special Libraries contains a guide for developing and maintaining disaster plans for small special libraries and related work units. This volume serves as a reference resource, not only for people who have never considered the disaster planning process, but also for experienced planners interested in a variety of approaches to different aspects of planning. The author discusses the role of the special librarian in the planning process and considers the relationship between special libraries and their host organizations. He emphasizes the importance of coordinating a special library’s plan with any in place for its host organization, and encourages librarians to demonstrate their planning skills for organization-wide benefits. Early chapters summarize the initial phases of the planning process, which include preparedness and response measures. Subsequent chapters cover the assessment of damage to special library facilities and assets, the implications of declaring a disaster, the development of strategic alliances with key suppliers, orientation and training, succession planning, operational resumption, the normalization of library operations, and auditing a disaster plan. The concluding chapter discusses concerns that special librarians might have with regard to the future and its risks. Appendices include examples of a risk assessment and analysis and a risk mitigation program, a strike and protest plan, an emergency equipment inspection and audit report, a pandemic management program, and disaster response manager’s kit. • Presents essential information in an accessible manner • Considers the disaster-related needs and experiences of special library personnel • Discusses a variety of risks to special libraries in different kinds of physical locations • Offers different approaches to a broad range of disaster planning topics in special libraries • Provides examples of essential planning documentation

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  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 0081010508
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Disaster Planning for Special Libraries

Disaster Planning for Special Libraries
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2020
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Disaster Planning for Special Libraries contains a guide for developing and maintaining disaster plans for small special libraries and related work units. This volume serves as a reference resource, not only for people who have never considered the disaster planning process, but also for experienced planners interested in a variety of approaches to different aspects of planning. The author discusses the role of the special librarian in the planning process and considers the relationship between special libraries and their host

Disaster Planning for Libraries

Disaster Planning for Libraries
  • Author : Guy Robertson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 December 2014
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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

Library as Safe Haven

Library as Safe Haven
  • Author : Deborah D. Halsted,Shari C. Clifton,Daniel T. Wilson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 05 August 2014
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Libraries have always played a special role in times of disaster by continuing to provide crucial information and services.

Library as Safe Haven

Library as Safe Haven
  • Author : Deborah D. Halsted,Shari C. Clifton,Daniel T. Wilson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 08 December 2021
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Libraries have always played a special role in times of disaster by continuing to provide crucial information and services. The Stafford Act of 2011, a federal government directive, designates libraries as among the temporary facilities delivering essential services, making a Continuity of Operations Plan imperative for libraries. Peppered with informative first-person narratives from librarians recounting emergency situations, Halsted, Clifton, and Wilson cover such topics as: An eight-step approach to developing a risk assessment planHow to draft a one-page service continuity planInformation

Emergency Preparedness for Libraries

Emergency Preparedness for Libraries
  • Author : Julie Todaro
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 15 May 2020
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Despite the volumes of information they contain, few libraries know how to prepare for, endure, and survive any type of disaster. This completely updated second edition of Emergency Preparedness for Libraries provides library management with a comprehensive guide to planning and executing emergency procedures. Emergency Preparedness for Libraries provides library personnel with detailed instructions for protecting staff, patrons, and the facilities themselves, including: Steps to take now, before disaster strikes People and procedures to include in an emergency/disaster action

Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums
  • Author : Graham Matthews,Yvonne Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a short history of the development of disaster management in the cultural heritage sector. They illustrate a basic framework for effective disaster management by reviewing disaster control plan practice from around the world. Through examining and identify

Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums

Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums
  • Author : Emma Dadson
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 24 August 2012
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Are you prepared? Whether you work with a special collection in a local archive or museum, in a large national library or managing records for a healthcare agency, an emergency plan is critical to your organisation’s future. Dadson draws on a decade of experience and award-winning training in this essential practical toolkit, enabling you to respond quickly and effectively to flood, fire and other emergencies. Expert advice is interwoven with cross-sectoral and international case studies drawn from high profile

Disaster Planning

Disaster Planning
  • Author : Deborah D. Halsted,Richard P. Jasper,Felicia M. Little
  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release : 08 December 2021
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A how-to-to-it manual for librarians with planning templates on CD-ROM.

Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealand

Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealand
  • Author : Judith Doig
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 1997
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Floods, fires or earthquakes can cause critical damage to books and to records. A recovery effort which is well-intentioned but ill-informed or hasty may make the damage far worse. What should be done? What should not be done? This is the first book on disaster recovery specifically tailored for the Australasian market. The book discusses factors which should be considered by managers before setting up a disaster recovery plan, including prevention and insurance. It covers, in detail, the content and

Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives

Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives
  • Author : John Feather
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 March 2017
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Disaster planning might not seem a pressing concern - until disaster strikes. Recent events have reminded us that any collection or service may be at risk, and libraries and archives must have prevention and recovery measures in place. Written by academics and practitioners, drawing on firsthand experience and research worldwide, including Australia, Scandinavia and the USA, Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives reviews and explains the importance and scope of disaster management planning, and what can be done before, during