About

NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative

To help mitigate the impact of disasters on communities, the National Library of Medicine through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) has committed resources to help all libraries maintain their core information resources and services following disaster to support the health and general well-being of their communities.

Daniel T. Wilson, Coordinator

IMG_2541Dan (danwilson@virginia.edu) is the Associate Director for Collections & Library Services at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Library.He is also the Coordinator for the National Network/Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) National Emergency Preparedness & Response plan.In this role, he oversees the development of the national plan, works with staff and state coordinators in the eight regions of the NN/LM on preparedness and response procedures, and provides training in service continuity planning for libraries.  Dan was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. At the age of 4, his family moved to Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, where his father (an artist) began a long teaching career in the Art Department at Bloomsburg State College (now Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania).

Dan earned a B.A. in History at Bloomsburg State College in 1981 and then a Master of Library Sciences at the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo in 1982. Before joining the staff at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library in 1991, Dan worked at Dutchess Community College (Poughkeepsie, New York) and SUNY Canton.

RECENT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

NN/LM EP&R Summit, Charlottesville, VA, May 6, 2014
Designed agenda, recruited speakers, and facilitated the program.

NN/LM EP&R Workshop, Easton, MD, April 15, 2014

NN/LM EP&R Workshop, New Jersey State Library, March 25, 2014

Speaker, Virginia Emergency Managers Association Annual Meeting, March 19, 2014

Speaker, LOGIN Libraries Meeting, West Deptford, NJ, February 7, 2014

NN/LM EP&R Summit, Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, MD, January 23, 2014

NN/LM EP&R Summit, Hampton Public Library, Hampton, VA, December 11, 2013

NN/LM Extreme Weather Disaster Summit, Worcester, MA, Nov. 22, 2013
Designed agenda, recruited speakers, and facilitated the program.

Advanced OPAL Training, Eatontown, NJ, Sept. 25, 2013
Presenter and facilitator for advanced readiness training for a cohort of NJ public libraries.

Presenter at “Ports in a Storm” ALA Preconference, Chicago, IL, April 28, 2013

Presenter at “Disaster Planning for Information Specialists” Special Libraries Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 11, 2013

Presenter at the “Ports in a Storm” conference in Eatontown, NJ, April 8, 2013

NN/LM Earthquake Summit in Seattle, WA, March 26, 2013
Presenter and facilitator

NN/LM Disaster Communications Summit in Chicago, IL, March 7, 2013
Designed agenda, recruited speakers, and presented.

NN/LM Power Outage Summit in Washington, DC, September 5, 2012
Presenter and facilitator

NN/LM Earthquake Summit in San Francisco, CA, March 6, 2012
Designed agenda, recruited speakers, and facilitated program.

NN/LM Hurricane Summit in Miami, Florida, February 8, 2012
Designed agenda, recruited speakers, and facilitated program.

 

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