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Subject: Workshop on disaster planning

Workshop on disaster planning

From: Robert James <rmjames>
Date: Thursday, December 21, 2000
Disaster Planning for Public Libraries
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC
February 7, 2001
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Sponsored by:
    The North Carolina Preservation Consortium
    The North Carolina Museum of Art
    The North Carolina Library Association Public Library Section

When disaster strikes will you be ready? Floods, fires, mold,
vandalism and other catastrophes can and do strike at any time.
Local history and genealogy collections may be irreplaceable.  Core
reference and general circulating titles are often out of print.
Replacing damaged items will consume financial and human resources
diverted from the acquisition of new material. Having a written
disaster plan to limit and reduce the loss of collections is an
accountable measure of responsible stewardship of cultural assets.
Designed for personnel in public libraries, this workshop offers
instruction and advise in crafting disaster preparedness plans and


    Winston Atkins, Preservation Officer
    Duke University

    Andrew Hart
    Preservation Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel

For directions, contact the North Carolina Museum of Art, NCMA

To register for the workshop please print this email and submit the
registration form as instructed below.

Amount enclosed (includes lunch):
____   $ 25.00 (NCPC member institution)
____   $ 35.00 (non-member)
Do you require Americans with Disabilities accommodations?
Would you prefer a vegetarian lunch?

For payment information contact NCPC Treasurer, Roger Loyd, phone
919-660-3452 or email roger.loyd [at] duke__edu.  To register make check
payable to the North Carolina Preservation Consortium and mail with
registration form to;

    Roger Loyd, NCPC Treasurer
    Divinity School Library
    Duke University
    103 Gray Building
    Box 90972
    Durham, NC 27708-0972

Robert James
Director of Library Services
Bruce I. Howell Library
Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC   27603
Fax: 919-662-3575

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