Disaster Plans


Disaster Plans


A collection of disaster plans, including templates for creating your own.

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Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Policy and Response Manual
This University of Nebraska Libraries emergency manual provides information on: collections, personnel, data protection and recovery, emergency supplies and maintenance, training strategies for staff, and the emergency response plans for various…

Sacramento Public Library Disaster Preparedness Plan
This Sacramento Public Library Authority document uses the Sylvan Oaks Branch Library as the sample plan for all branch library's disaster plan. This library emergency policies and procedures manual provides information on: evacuation procedures,…

Columbia University Libraries
This manual provides answers to the following questions related to library disaster preparedness: Who do I call? (emergency contact information) What do I do now? (steps during disaster) How do I salvage materials? (detailed instructions post…

Pennsylvania State University Libraries
Template of a Disaster Plan Manual.

Library Disaster Plan Template
This California Preservation Program Website is designed as a template for libraries to use to create a local disaster plan and emergency preparedness plan, providing links to services and resources. A series of word documents can be downloaded to…

dPlan: The Online Disaster-Planning Tool for Cultural and Civic Institutions
An on-line template that creates a customized disaster plan for institutions. Created by the Northeast Document Conservation Center and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Lyrasis Disaster Response and Recovery
Website created by the library company Lyrasis that provides links to resources by type of damage and by type of material, recovery services and supplies, help obtaining disaster aid from FEMA, and a comprehensive list of organizations and agencies…

PORTALS (Portland Area Library System)
A complete disaster plan template created by the Portland, OR Library System, links to preservation and recovery resources are also provided.

North Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board
This site provides links with information on assessment tools, disaster preparedness planning and templates, vendors, services, and suppliers.

New York University Library
This disaster workbook provides template information on: emergency procedures, disaster procedures, disaster response plan, recovery procedures, floor plans and priorities, other emergencies, and supplies.
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