Category Archives: Shooter

Surviving an Active Shooter Video

Here’s an excellent video from the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security called RUN>>HIDE>>FIGHT Surviving and Active Shooter Event.  Before sharing it with a wide audience in your institution, you may want to first run it … Continue reading

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Report Released of Active Shooter Incident at UT/Austin 09/28/10

Click on the URL below to view the report of the shooter incident at the University of Texas/Austin that occurred on September 28, 2010.  Note the picture on page 2 of the student/gunman entering the Perry/Castaneda Library.

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Active Shooter: Plan, Prevent, Survive

Dan refers us to a truly excellent article from “Library Leadership & Management,” volume 25, no. 1, 2011, entitled “Active Shooter in the Library:  How to Plan for, Prevent, and Survive the Worst,” by Amy Kautzman, Associate University Librarian at … Continue reading

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Active Shooter in the Library (2009 ALA Session)

Click on this URL,, for a summary of a session on active shooters at the 2009 ALA Conference. The session was moderated by University of California-Davis librarian Amy Kautzman and featured a panel of two law enforcement officers. It’s … Continue reading

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