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Emergency Preparedness & Response

1. Generic Disaster Plan Workbook

The Generic Disaster Plan Workbook is based on the IELDRN Generic Disaster plan and provides a framework to assist institutions in writing their own disaster plan.

2. Disaster Plan Template

The Library Disaster Plan template is to be used in conjunction with the Disaster Planning and Preparedness Guidelines to prepare institutional emergency plans that include collections priorities and disaster response procedures.

3. Disaster Resources

Other sites to visit for sample disaster plans, case histories, supplies and suppliers, bibliographies and other disaster related documents.

4. Disaster Plan Exercise

This can be used to test an already existing disaster plan and train staff on the handling of an emergency.

5. Pocket Response Plan for Collections

This one-page template is adaptable to any size library or archive, providing ready access to important phone numbers and immediate response steps.

6. "Protecting Library and Archive Collections" Videotaped workshop

Taped version of WESTPAS 2009 Richmond, California 2 day workshop available for viewing and downloading. Includes handouts and related documents.



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