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A 10 Step Approach to Service Continuity Class in Houston, TX

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Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, snowstorms, tornadoes, fires, and more! The South Central Region is prone to a variety of “disaster” situations which have the potential to interupt library services.

The NN/LM SCR will offer the two hour class A 10 Step Approach to Service Continuity at the Texas Medical Center Library in the Street level Classroom in Houston, TX on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. 

Class: A 10 Step Approach to Service Continuity

Instructors: Cheryl Rowan, NN/LM SCR and Deborah Halsted, The TMC Library

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Emergencies affecting libraries go beyond hurricanes and tornadoes. Is your library prepared for a leaky pipe, fire, flood, pandemic flu or other emergency event? The 10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning is designed to provide beginning level training in emergency preparedness for librarians in medical libraries and information centers. The class consists of a PowerPoint presentation, interspersed with several interactive portions. Participants will learn how to conduct a basic risk assessment for their libraries, 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 via the NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response structure.

Registration Required. Register online. Deadline to register is April 12011.

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