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 as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery

Free PDF e-book—Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery

 

During this time of uncertainty library workers are finding new ways to provide crucial information and services. To bolster their efforts, ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman is pleased to offer a free PDF e-book of the resource Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery. Published in cooperation with the Medical Library Association (MLA), this nuts-and-bolts manual covers such topics as developing a risk assessment plan; how to draft a one-page service continuity plan; information on how to use mobile devices and social media effectively in times of disaster; and sample disaster plans, along with model exercises, manuals and customizable communication.

 

View the free PDF e-book here.

 

To support the need for increased remote access to information during the COVID-19 outbreak, ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman is making materials easier to access. For more information visit alastore.ala.org/ebookoffers.

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