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Disaster Summit-Save the Date

NN/LM Communicating During a Disaster Summit

When: March 7th and 8th, 2013

Where: University of Illinois at Chicago

Sponsors: MidContinental and Greater Midwest regions of NN/LM

Funding: Eligible NN/LM MCR members can apply for Professional Development Award funding (


  • Speakers from libraries and the emergency planning community on roles libraries/librarians can play before, during, and after a disaster, focusing on communication strategies
  • Networking opportunities with NN/LM, DIMRC (NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center), and the  emergency planning community
  • Take-away tools for improving your library’s readiness (including a one-page service continuity plan)
  • Disaster Information Specialization training: U.S. Response to Disasters and Public Health Emergencies
  • And more to be announced …



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