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Disaster response and planning for libraries.

Author: Miriam Kahn
Publisher: Chicago : Amer Library Association, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fire, water, mold, construction problems, power-outages--these unexpected mishaps can not only bring services to a grinding halt but can also destroy collections. How can you prepare for the unexpected? Offering quick and efficient protocols, disaster response expert Miriam Kahn comes to the rescue with a timely update of the best step-by-step, how-to guide for preparing and responding to all types of library  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kahn, Miriam B.
Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries.
Chicago : ALA Editions, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Kahn
ISBN: 0838999344 9780838999349
OCLC Number: 171272452
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 --
Preventing Common Causes of Loss; Chapter 2 --
Planning for the Worst; Chapter 3 --
Basic Considerations in Disaster Response Planning; Chapter 4 --
Disaster Response Planning; Chapter 5 --
Disaster Response; Chapter 6 --
Disaster Response Planning for Hardware and Physical Storage Media; Chapter 7 --
Protecting Data for Long-Term Retention; Chapter 8 --
Decision-Making for Today and Tomorrow; Chapter 9 --
The Future; Chapter 10 --
Checklists; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography; Index.

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Fire, water, mold, construction problems, power-outages--these unexpected mishaps can not only bring services to a grinding halt but can also destroy collections. How can you prepare for the unexpected? Offering quick and efficient protocols, disaster response expert Miriam Kahn comes to the rescue with a timely update of the best step-by-step, how-to guide for preparing and responding to all types of library disasters. The completely revised second edition is the most thorough guide to preventing or responding to problems big and small. With up-to-date information on prevention equipment and m.

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