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Chicago Summit 2011 for NN/LM EP&R Initiative

Representatives from all eight NN/LM regions met at the Library of the Health Sciences on the University of Illinois/Chicago (UIC)┬ácampus on Friday, April 8, to hear about progress of the NN/LM National Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative to date, to … Continue reading

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Disaster Information Outreach Symposium Re-cap

Over two hundred people gathered last week in Bethesda, MD on the campus of the National Library of Medicine and at the Marriott Bethesda North hotel for two days of immersion in information service needs and provision in times of … Continue reading

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SE/A Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee Meeting

The Southeastern/Atlantic Region’s Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee met on November 17th, the day after the annual SC/MLA conference. Following Janice Kelly’s introduction, Dan Wilson and PJ Grier opened the meeting by reporting on national and regional progress, followed by … Continue reading

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The Hickory Movement

Yesterday’s conference, What About the Library? The Value of Libraries Before and After a Major Disaster, was a big success. Speakers included Rebecca Hamilton, State Librarian, State Library of Louisiana, Kevin Pannell, Emergency Planner for the Virginia Department of Health, … Continue reading

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