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The Resource Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums, Emma Dadson

Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums, Emma Dadson

Label
Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums
Title
Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums
Statement of responsibility
Emma Dadson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Are you prepared? Whether you work with a special collection in a local archive or museum, in a large national library or managing records for the NHS, an emergency plan is critical to your organisation's future. Dadson draws on a decade of experience and award-winning training in this essential practical toolkit, enabling you to respond quickly and effectively to flood, fire and other emergencies. Expert advice is interwoven with cross-sectoral and international case studies drawn from high profile and smaller and medium sized organisations offering a breadth of relevant experience and advice. Regardless of your time or cost constraints this text will outline exactly how to minimise risk, tackle real emergencies and ensure business continuity. Each chapter guides you through the essentials including: an introduction to emergency planning in the information and heritage sectors; getting started on your plan; alarm raising and incident containment; the recovery operation; salvaging collections critical documents such as priority lists, floorplans and disaster kits; business continuity and IT recovery; ensuring the plan's efficacy; risk management and disaster prevention. This is the ultimate resource for all those who work with collections in libraries, archives, museums and historic houses internationally, whether large or small. It's also an invaluable tool for those working with records, in councils or with the NHS. Lastly it offers a concise introduction to emergency planning and response for international students of LIS
Member of
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dadson, Emma
Dewey number
025.1
Index
index present
LC call number
Z679.7
LC item number
.D33 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library buildings
  • Library materials
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • Archives
  • Archives
  • Archival materials
  • Emergency management
Label
Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums, Emma Dadson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Jul 2018)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Writing an effective plan -- how to use this book
  • 2.
  • Case studies
  • Flood recovery at the State Library, Queensland, Australia
  • The fire at the Royal Horticultural Society Lindley Library, London
  • The New Zealand earthquakes
  • Wider recovery from a river flood at the University of Sussex, UK
  • Fire and flood recovery at Norfolk County Record Office, UK
  • Impact of power loss on an archive service in a UK local authority
  • Wider impacts after flooding to a university campus, including the archive
  • Foreword
  • Strategies for preparedness at the Library of Congress
  • The Tohoku Earthquake and subsequent tsunami of 11 March 2011 and its impact on library and archive collections
  • 3.
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Introduction
  • Emergency response activities
  • Emergency Management Team roles
  • Emergency Management Team additional roles
  • Ensuring your Emergency Management Team works effectively
  • 4.
  • Preface
  • Incident control
  • Introduction
  • Categorized response?
  • Uniform approach
  • Immediate responses to water damage
  • Immediate responses to fire
  • Immediate responses to flood or storm warning
  • Immediate responses to other types of incident
  • 5.
  • Planning the recovery operation
  • Acknowledgements
  • Emergency Management Team meeting
  • Tactics -- in-house or outsource?
  • Triage assessment
  • Involving insurers
  • Health and safety
  • Ending the emergency phase
  • 6.
  • Collections salvage
  • Planning salvage
  • Stabilization and salvage strategy
  • 1.
  • Moving damaged items
  • Assessing damaged items
  • Air-drying techniques
  • Large-scale drying
  • Fire and smoke damage
  • 7.
  • Supplementary content
  • Personnel contact lists
  • Priority lists
  • Floor plans
  • Introduction
  • Emergency equipment
  • External suppliers and utility companies
  • Additional appendices
  • Incident report forms
  • 8.
  • Dealing with the building
  • Water damage
  • Fire damage
  • Preventative measures
  • 9.
  • Why is a plan important?
  • Business continuity
  • How to write a business continuity plan
  • Effective communications
  • 10.
  • Ensuring the plan's efficacy
  • Making your plan user-friendly
  • Plan distribution
  • Plan testing
  • Training
  • Working with other sections of your organization
  • Definition and terminology
  • Continuous improvement
  • 11.
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography and references
  • Index
  • Will your existing plan work in practice?
Control code
CR9781856049078
Extent
1 online resource (v, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781856048088
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums, Emma Dadson
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Jul 2018)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Writing an effective plan -- how to use this book
  • 2.
  • Case studies
  • Flood recovery at the State Library, Queensland, Australia
  • The fire at the Royal Horticultural Society Lindley Library, London
  • The New Zealand earthquakes
  • Wider recovery from a river flood at the University of Sussex, UK
  • Fire and flood recovery at Norfolk County Record Office, UK
  • Impact of power loss on an archive service in a UK local authority
  • Wider impacts after flooding to a university campus, including the archive
  • Foreword
  • Strategies for preparedness at the Library of Congress
  • The Tohoku Earthquake and subsequent tsunami of 11 March 2011 and its impact on library and archive collections
  • 3.
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Introduction
  • Emergency response activities
  • Emergency Management Team roles
  • Emergency Management Team additional roles
  • Ensuring your Emergency Management Team works effectively
  • 4.
  • Preface
  • Incident control
  • Introduction
  • Categorized response?
  • Uniform approach
  • Immediate responses to water damage
  • Immediate responses to fire
  • Immediate responses to flood or storm warning
  • Immediate responses to other types of incident
  • 5.
  • Planning the recovery operation
  • Acknowledgements
  • Emergency Management Team meeting
  • Tactics -- in-house or outsource?
  • Triage assessment
  • Involving insurers
  • Health and safety
  • Ending the emergency phase
  • 6.
  • Collections salvage
  • Planning salvage
  • Stabilization and salvage strategy
  • 1.
  • Moving damaged items
  • Assessing damaged items
  • Air-drying techniques
  • Large-scale drying
  • Fire and smoke damage
  • 7.
  • Supplementary content
  • Personnel contact lists
  • Priority lists
  • Floor plans
  • Introduction
  • Emergency equipment
  • External suppliers and utility companies
  • Additional appendices
  • Incident report forms
  • 8.
  • Dealing with the building
  • Water damage
  • Fire damage
  • Preventative measures
  • 9.
  • Why is a plan important?
  • Business continuity
  • How to write a business continuity plan
  • Effective communications
  • 10.
  • Ensuring the plan's efficacy
  • Making your plan user-friendly
  • Plan distribution
  • Plan testing
  • Training
  • Working with other sections of your organization
  • Definition and terminology
  • Continuous improvement
  • 11.
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography and references
  • Index
  • Will your existing plan work in practice?
Control code
CR9781856049078
Extent
1 online resource (v, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781856048088
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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