Disaster Planning: 10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning
Presenter: Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10, 2014 / 10 – 11:30 am (ET)
Summary: Learn how high the risk level may be for your library. The goals of the class are to raise awareness of the need for emergency preparedness, response planning, and to provide tools for enhancing preparedness for librarians. You will learn how to conduct a basic risk assessment for your library, how to craft a basic emergency preparedness plan, strategies for continuing library services from off-site, and options for obtaining assistance, both web-based resources and through the NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response structure. This class will be divided into two one-and-a-half hour sessions. Participants who complete course requirements will earn 5 MLA CE credits.