Lyrasis - Developing a Disaster Plan

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Thursday, May 7, 2015–Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Description

All libraries, archives and museums need knowledgeable staff and advanced planning to deal with the emergency situations that arise. This preparation allows for a quicker response and helps to minimize damage. A disaster plan requires the support and commitment of staff from many departments, including facilities and accounting. Plan preparation is most successful and effective when undertaken by a committee with staff representatives from across the institution. Course homework assignments will reflect this planning and require input and support from a variety of staff members.

Taught in three two-hour sessions over the course of three weeks, this class guides participants through the development of a written disaster plan. The modules cover establishment of a planning structure, information gathering (including risk assessment and resource list development), setting recovery priorities, an overview of recovery procedures, plan development, and working with disaster recovery vendors.

For more information: https://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=CFFE5ABE-8F9A-E411-88A4-002219586F0D

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