Category Archives: Fire

Fire Destroys Columbia International University Library

A fire recently destroyed the library at the Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina.  According to reports, over 15,000 books were destroyed, some dating back to the 1700s.  Officials believe the cause of the fire was electrical.   Click … Continue reading

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Some help with risk assessment…

Check out the latest new feature of the Toolkit! Scroll down past the Resources section of the right side menu bar to find a list of links to the maps that Dan has used in his training classes on service … Continue reading

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Two Ways Out

This past Friday night around 8:00PM, my family and I heard a fire truck and an ambulance head past our house. We live on a busy street, so we paid little attention. However, additional fire trucks and ambulances kept going … Continue reading

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University Libraries, University of New Mexico

Fran Wilkinson, Interim Dean of the University Libraries at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, discusses the impact of a fire at the academic library in April 2006. Interview date: July 31st, 2007 Questions: (1.) What happened … Continue reading

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