ERIC Number: ED422987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealand. Topics in Australasian Library and Information Studies, Number 12.
This book is about disaster recovery for archivists, librarians, and records managers. It discusses the history of disaster recovery and attempts to identify disasters which have occurred in Australia and New Zealand. The book aims to persuade the reader that disasters may happen in even the best run institution, to alert the reader to what is involved in developing a disaster recovery plan, to guide the reader in the development of such a plan, and to discuss ways in which staff may be trained in the procedures and skills involved. Paper-based files, files, books and records, but also includes some multimedia materials are discussed. Textiles, paintings, and artifacts are not covered. The book consists of four extensive chapters: (1) "An Historical Overview"; (2) "Management Issues in Disaster Recovery Planning"; (3) "Preparing a Disaster Recovery Plan"; and (4) "Training the Teams." A bibliography and index are also included. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Archives, Emergency Programs, Foreign Countries, Information Storage, Library Administration, Library Materials, Library Planning, Program Development, Records Management, Staff Development, Strategic Planning
Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, Locked Bag 660, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2678, Australia.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles Sturt Univ.-Riverina. Wagga Wagga (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; New Zealand