Library Collections Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan
The U.Va. Library Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan is accessible only to U.Va. Library staff. See the resources and templates below to assist in your library's disaster planning activities. Access the disaster plan here.
U.Va Library Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan (U.Va. Netbadge login required)
dPlan is a free online tool that will helps simplify the process of writing a disaster plan. Enter information about your institution using the comprehensive fill-in-the-blank template that will guide you through the steps necessary for effective disaster planning.
Conserv-O-Grams: Disaster Response and Recovery (National Park Service)
See Section 21: Disaster Response and Recovery for very helpful "Salvage at a Glance Guides" for paper-based, non-paper based (photographs and electronic media), object, natural history, and textile collections.
Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness (CCAHA)
The purpose of the Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness is to assist institutions in the preparation of their own Emergency Telephone List and in the selection of emergency supplies and equipment to have on-site. The Guide lists over 100 vendors and associations for reference.
Emergency Preparedness (Library of Congress)
Heritage Emergency National Task Force (Heritage Preservation)
Practical advice and professional resources are available to help save cultural collections and family treasures from disasters.