Disaster Planning: A How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians with Planning Templates on CD-ROM

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, Jan 1, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 267 pages
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Written by experienced librarians who know because they've recovered from disasters, this important how-to helps librarians prepare for hurricanes, computer hackers, earthquakes, explosions, fires, floods, terrorist attacks, and other events too awesome to contemplate. Disaster Planning shows you how to: * Create a working disaster team * Establish a communications strategy * Develop response plans * * Identify the proper relief/recovery agencies for your library The companion CD-ROM is full of tools you can use, including: sample disaster plans, a downloadable and customizable template for creating your own disaster plan, links to disaster planning Web sites, a comprehensive directory of electronic resources and planning aids, and a disaster planning database with links to national agencies. No library, museum, or archive--small or large--should be without this preparedness guide.

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Contents

Create an 11Step Disaster Preparation Strategy
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Prepare by Understanding the Most Common Disasters
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Resources on the Web
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