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Helping Museums, Libraries, and Archives to develop best practices for disaster planning

Members & Advisors

Members
 
Setsuko Noguchi, Chair
Princeton University
 
Kazuko Hioki
University of Kentucky
 
Mari Nakahara
Library of Congress
 
Haruko Nakamura
Yale University
 

Advisors
 
Andrew Robb
Library of Congress
 
Makoto Okamoto
Save MLAK, ARG
 
Working Group in Formation
 

Related Links

Japan's 2011 Disasters, the link to NCC's post-disaster collaborations

The Japan Digital Archive an international collaboration compiling an archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters

NHK Archive of 2011 Disaster Images

Archive of Post-Fukushima anti-nuclear social movements in Japan by the National Library of Australia. 

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Libraries (NDL)

Misson

Working Group's Mission
 
To bring together conservation and preservation specialists to develop an internationally applicable set of best practices to help institutions prepare for disasters that result in water and mud innundation of documents and material collections. 
 

Previous Program
 

Webinar

Date: November 6 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm (CST), 12:30 pm to 13:30 pm (EST), and 9:30 am to 10:30 am (PST)

Topic: Disaster Preparedness --Introduction

Presenter: Jennifer Hain Teper (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

SummeryThis one hour webinar will present the basics of library disaster planning and response for collections materials.  The speaker, Jennifer Hain Teper, Head of Preservation and Conservation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will offer a basic introduction to the components of a disaster plan, some available tools, and the recovery of library materials in the event of a water disaster (the most common type of library disaster).  Recovery information will cover general library collection materials, but also reference specific concerns related to Asian library materials.

Webinar address: http://cichq.adobeconnect.com/p6xkszgrr8e/

 
 

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North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
北米日本研究資料調整協議会
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