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Risk and insurance management manual for libraries, updated.

Author: Sally Alexander; Mary Breighner; Jeanne M Drewes
Publisher: Atlanta : American Library Association 2021.
Series: ALCTS monograph.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Amidst uncertain times rife with challenges and potential catastrophes, prudently managing risk will bolster your library's resilience in the face of adversity. And by being attentive to lowering risk, you'll help keep insurance costs in check. This succinct manual for trustees and administrators offers straightforward guidance for designing and implementing a library risk management program. You'll get succinct  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Alexander; Mary Breighner; Jeanne M Drewes
ISBN: 9780838948019 0838948014
OCLC Number: 1249750708
Description: 184 p.
Series Title: ALCTS monograph.
Responsibility: Sally Alexander; Mary Breighner; Jeanne M. Drewes.

Abstract:

Amidst uncertain times rife with challenges and potential catastrophes, prudently managing risk will bolster your library's resilience in the face of adversity. And by being attentive to lowering risk, you'll help keep insurance costs in check. This succinct manual for trustees and administrators offers straightforward guidance for designing and implementing a library risk management program. You'll get succinct advice on such essentials as0the five major areas of risk and loss for libraries, with an overview of the types of property and casualty coverage common to most libraries;0how to determine if the new framework of enterprise risk management is right for your library; 0elements of a good risk policy statement;0tips for determining the value of your collection, plus a sample risk assessment template;0the most library-relevant portions of the National Fire Code;0insurance considerations for remodeling or construction projects;0advice on cybersecurity and handling cyberattacks;0setting up an emergency response team that is ready when disaster threatens;0developing a financial plan that assures uninterrupted service despite adverse conditions; and0guidance on the paperwork a claims adjuster will require.0This to-the-point resource will lead you onto the best path to safeguarding your library's assets and future.

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