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ERIC Number: ED430573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Disaster Response Plan, Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University.
Gaul, Kathleen
This document presents disaster response procedures relating to the damage of library materials at the Indiana State University Library. Information provided includes: (1) immediate emergency actions after a disaster; (2) procedures for salvage of water-damaged materials; (3) "Do Nots" for handling water-soaked books; (4) procedures for materials damaged due to earthquakes; (5) procedures for materials damaged by fire or smoke; (6) another in-house option for salvage of library materials (i.e., use of a digital scanner); and (7) the importance of documenting as much as possible. Appendices include work and home telephone numbers of people to contact, sources for volunteers, a list of priority areas within the library, and a list of library and archival restoration facilities, suppliers, and conservators. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Library.