Equally important to many of the salvage and recovery techniques discussed in this program are the emergency supplies you should have onsite. Supplies can often be the difference between a salvageable collection, and a collection that can never be restored from the disaster. In this module you will learn about items to include in your onsite emergency supply kit. You will also hear the pros and cons of creating your own emergency supply kit, versus purchasing a ready-made supply kit.
- Florida Connecting to Collections 2015 Emergency Plans: Supplies and Equipment presented by Elise V. LeCompte, Registrar and Asst. Dept, Chair, Florida Museum of Natural History.
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- Supplies-Discussion Question: Now that you know what disaster supplies you need to purchase, how will you prioritize what supplies to purchase first? Are pre-packaged disaster kits useful for your institution? Or would you be better off making your own kit?
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LYRASIS, In-House Supply Stockpile Checklist
National Park Service, Conserv-O-Gram, An Emergency Cart for Salvaging Water-Damaged Objects (2002)
Northern States Conservation Center, Emergency Response Kit (recommendations and links)
University Products, React Pak First Aid Kit for Disaster Preparedness
- Annual Conference
- Peer Coaching Program
- Mentorship Program
- Florida Connecting to Collections Program
- Professional Resources