Posted by: kansaschern | February 11, 2015

Amigos Online Preservation Class!




Emergency Preparedness: Response and Recovery

February 24 & 26, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CST


Course Description

Topic Area: Preservation

Course Type: Live-Online

Libraries, archives, and museums must be prepared to protect staff, users, collections, and facilities in the event of emergencies ranging from minor crises to community-wide disasters. This course helps participants prepare for and limit various types of damage through risk assessment, disaster planning, and recovery procedures.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the basic elements of disaster planning.
  • Assess risks based upon geography and building issues.
  • Create a plan for recovery after a disaster.
  • Determine appropriate disaster supplies and sources.

 Target Audience:

Librarians, archivists, and any individuals who are interested in emergency preparedness procedures.

Prerequisites: None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignment.

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:  Live Online System Requirements

Session Duration: This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.


Carmen Cowick –

Collections Care Specialist

Amigos Library Services

14400 Midway Road, Suite 200 | Dallas, TX 75244

(800) 843-8482 x2844 |  (972) 340-2844(direct) |

Continuing Education Credit Contact Hours: 4


As an IACET Authorized Provider, Amigos offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


Amigos Member Fee:


Non-member Fee:


Register Here



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