Disaster Communication

Denise O'Shea, Montclair State University

This chapter appeared on pages 33-43 of:

Mallery, M. (Ed.). (2015). Technology disaster response and recovery planning : a LITA guide. Chicago: ALA TechSource, An imprint of the American Library Association.

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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.