Disaster Recovery

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Dadson, E. (2012) Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums, Facet Publishing

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 a healthcare agency, an emergency plan is critical to your organisation’s future.  [Last checked: 28/7/20]

Mallery, M. (ed.) (2015) Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning, Facet Publishing

This book will provide readers with the step-by-step process of creating a library technology disaster response and recovery plan. [Last checked: 28/7/20]


Training Courses for the Disaster Information Specialist Program

One of the core competencies in disaster health is to be able to “communicate effectively with others in a disaster or public health emergency, including identifying authoritative sources for information and strategies for appropriate sharing of that information.” (Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health). This page is a collection of resources on free training and education for professionals interested in identifying, using, and sharing disaster health information. [Last checked: 28/7/20]

Disaster Information Management Research Centre

Welcome to In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning. This course defines and describes continuity of operations (COOP) planning and why it is important for libraries to have a continuity plan in case of emergencies. This course also provides a one-page continuity plan template with instructions that librarians or information specialists can use to develop their own plan. [Last checked: 28/7/20]


ALIA Disaster Planning

Guides and templates on disaster planning from the Australian Library and Information Association. [Last checked: 28/7/20]