Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Institutions

Authored by: Sheryl Davis , A. Patricia Smith-Hunt , Kristen Kern

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ELIS4-120044077

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Abstract

Disaster planning is the ongoing process by which cultural institutions (libraries, museums, archives, etc.) seek to prevent loss of collections using data gathered to identify and mitigate risks; prepare and revise the written Disaster Plan; and train staff in response procedures.

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