August 16, 2016
Presentation by Educopia’s Sam Meister at IFLA 2016 mentioned in ALA ArticleBy Hilary Faith Hickman
Disaster preparedness is often discussed in human terms: how to prevent loss of life or home during or in the aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster. But what about our library collections? How can we keep them safe in times of trouble? “Preparing for Disasters: Methods and Case Studies for the Safeguarding of Documentary Cultural Heritage,” a panel discussion at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions’ (IFLA) 2016 World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio, tackled these vital issues.