ERIC Number: ED316242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
E. H. Butler Library Disaster Preparedness Plan.
Vaughan, Barbara; And Others
The plan presented in this manual is designed to minimize the potential for disaster in the E. H. Butler Library at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and to minimize damage to materials in the event of a disaster. In addition to providing an emergency instruction sheet and a disaster contact list, the manual covers salvage priorities, prevention, protection, response and recovery timetables, response procedures, disaster supplies, suppliers and equipment, insurance, the recovery process, rehabilitation, and the ongoing responsibilities of the disaster recovery team. Also described are procedures for handling damaged books and records, i.e., air drying, dehumidification, freezer drying, vacuum thermal drying, and vacuum freeze drying. A form for recording disaster recovery activities for the library collections is appended. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Univ. Libraries.