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Preservation Services
Emergency Preparedness Bibliography

Effective planning and management can significantly reduce the damage caused to collections during an emergency. The documents listed below can be useful in developing emergency response plans.

 
 

Articles

 

A complete list of Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets is available at http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets.list.php.  The following six leaflets can be found in Section 3: "Emergency Management".

Emergency Preparedness for Library of Congress Collections. Paper by Ann Seibert, Sr. Paper Conservator, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1996.

Disaster Planning for Libraries and Archives: Understanding the Essential Issues. Presentation by Dr Jan Lyall, Director, National Preservation Office of the National Library of Australia, at the Pan-African Conference on the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials, Nairobi, Kenya: 21-25 June 1993.

Writing the Disaster Response Plan: going beyond shouting "Help! Help!". Presentation by Stephen Henson, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, at the 9th Annual Federal Depository Library Conference, October 22 - 25, 2000.

"All Hazards" Crisis Management Planning. Paper by Geary W. Sikich, Logical Management Systems, Corp., c1996.

 

Manuals

 

Balloffet, Nelly. Library Disaster Handbook: Planning, Recovery, Resources. Highland, NY: Southeastern New York Library Resources Council, 1992. [copy available in WPC Library]

Fortson, Judith. Disaster Planning and Recovery. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. 1992. [copy available in WPC Library]

 

Bibliographies

 

Emergency Management Bibliography. A complete list of Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets is available at http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets.list.php. This leaflet can be found in Section 3: "Emergency Management".