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Title Technology disaster response and recovery planning : a LITA guide / edited by Mary Mallery
Published Chicago : ALA TechSource, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 114 pages) : illustrations, forms
Series LITA guide
LITA guides.
Contents What could go wrong? : libraries, technology and Murphy's Law / by Mary Mallery -- Inventory and risk assessment for digital collections / by Liz Bishoff and Tom Clareson -- Planning and risk management with dPlan : the online disaster-planning tool for cultural and civic institutions from the NorthEast Document Conservation Center / by Donia Conn -- Disaster communication : planning and executing a response / by Denise O'Shea -- Future trends : cloud computing and disaster mitigation / by Marshall Breeding -- Case study. University of Iowa and the Flood of 2008 / by Paul Soderdahl -- Case study. Digital disaster recovery and resources in the wake of Superstorm Sandy / by Tom Clareson -- Appendix A. Disaster communications planning template -- Appendix B. Example of communications plan for a public library
Summary As libraries depend more and more on technology to provide essential services, they need to create a comprehensive response and recovery plan in the event of floods, fire, or other natural-- or man made-- disasters. This guide includes lessons learned from successful efforts in providing digital continuity and recovering from a variety of situations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Data protection.
Data recovery (Computer science) -- Planning.
Electronic information resources -- Management -- Planning.
Emergency management -- Planning.
Libraries -- Information technology -- Security measures -- Planning.
Library buildings -- Safety measures -- Planning.
Library buildings -- United States -- Safety measures -- Case studies.
Library materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Planning.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Mallery, Mary, 1955- editor
ISBN 0838913393 (electronic bk.)
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