Heather Brown examines disaster planning and ALIA’s new disaster management resources for libraries.

Disaster management Workshop Artlab Australia Disaster management Workshop with History Trust of South Australia held at Artlab.

Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) new Disaster Management Resources are the result of a major research project into disaster management in libraries in Australia.

Heather Brown, Assistant Director at Artlab Australia, refers to the outcome of the research which revealed there is a compelling necessity for libraries, small and large, to implement disaster management plans in their organisations. To safeguard important and historically significant collections against natural and man-made disasters, ALIA’s Disaster Management Resources are a valuable tool which can be tailor made for the individual requirements of libraries across the nation.

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