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Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries, 3/e

ALA Editions

  • $93.95

Miriam B. Kahn

ISBN-13: 9780838911518

176 pages 
 8½ x 11 

Fire, water, mold, construction problems, power-outages—mishaps like these can not only bring library services to a grinding halt, but can also destroy collections and even endanger employees. Preparing for the unexpected is the foundation of a library’s best response. Expert Kahn comes to the rescue with this timely update of the best step-by-step, how-to guide for preparing and responding to all types of library disasters. This completely revised third edition offers

  • Quick and efficient guidance for creating protocols and response plans tailored to your own institution 
  • Pointers for handling all kinds of library materials when damaged
  • The latest information on preparing for technology recovery
  • Up-to-date information on prevention equipment and materials
  • Dozens of reproducible checklists and forms, and a comprehensive list of resources

Kahn’s guide gives libraries the tools they need to face any emergency, no matter the size or scope.

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