Course:4: Housing Your Collections
Lesson:Lesson 3: Disasters--When Bad Things Happen to Good Records
Topic:Lesson 3 Summary


Lesson Three Summary 

Throughout this lesson, you have worked with a disaster plan template. At this point, you should have completed some sections of the template.   

We strongly encourage you to continue this process of disaster planning until the plan is complete and you have made it your own.

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If you’re looking for further information about disaster recovery, there are several high quality resources available, including: 

Northeast Document Conservation Center
Click here

San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network
Although designed specifically for libraries, most of their information applies to historical records disaster planning quite effectively. Click here

Conservation Online
A list of information resources, case studies, service providers, and a bibliography. Click here

Salvage at a Glance from The American Institute of Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
An easy-to-read chart of basic salvage procedures. Click here.

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Test your understanding of the materials in this lesson by clicking here to take a quiz. The quiz consists of 10 questions on 4 pages. Click the forward arrow in the lower left corner of each page to advance to the next page. Close the quiz by clicking the "X."

 warped book
Can this book be saved?