Librarians and Libraries Respond to Disasters: Bibliography on Library Roles in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
- Albanese A, Blumenstein L, Oder N, Rogers M. Libraries damaged, librarians respond, after hurricane’s fury. Library Journal [Internet]. 2005;130(15):16-17. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2005/09/ljarchives/libraries-damaged-librarians-respond-after-hurricanes-fury/
- Allison M. Superstorm Sandy diary: the mobile library at Peninsula. Queens Library's Blog [Internet]. 8 Mar 2013. Available from: http://www.queenslibrary.org/blog/superstorm-sandy-diary-the-mobile-library-at-peninsula
- Arnesen SJ, Cid VH, Scott JC, Perez R, Zervaas D. The Central American Network for Disaster and Health Information. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2007;95(3):316-322. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17641767
- Auflick PA. Bioterrorism and JCAHO. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2003 Jun;3(3):105–10. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J186v03n03_11
- Bambrick AT, Passman DB, Torman RM, Livinski AA, Olsen JM. Optimizing the use of chief complaint & diagnosis for operational decision making: An EMR case study of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. PLOS Current Disasters. [Internet] 2014 Aug 27;[about 15 pages]. Available from: http://currents.plos.org/disasters/article/optimizing-the-use-of-chief-complaint-diagnosis-for-operational-decision-making-an-emr-case-study-of-the-2010-haiti-earthquake
- Barack L. Media specialists help Joplin, MO, rebuild school libraries following deadly tornado. School Library Journal [Internet]. 2011 Sept 8;[about 2 pages].
- Bardyn T. Creating the response and recovery app in Washington: a statewide disaster information partnership. As part of Enhancing library impact through technology. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2015 Oct;103(4):222-231. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4613389/
- Barger R. Creating a readiness culture within Pennsylvania libraries. The MAR Report: Quarterly Newsletter of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (MAR). [Internet]. 2015 Winter. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/2015/02/creating-a-readiness-culture-within-pennsylvania-libraries/
- Baron M. Children in crisis: libraries respond. School Library Journal. [Internet]. 2016 May 16. Available from: http://www.slj.com/2016/05/feature-articles/children-in-crisis-libraries-respond/
- Bauman M, Bishop R. Our libraries were ports in the storm. In Superstorm Sandy recovery: one year later. New Jersey Municipalities. 2013 Oct: 16-17. Available from: http://lss.njstatelib.org/lss_files/League_of_Municipalities_article.pdf (PDF, 5.7 MB)
- Bayliss S. Libraries respond to Hurricane Sandy, offering refuge, wifi, and services to needy communities. School Library Journal. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 1. Available from: http://www.slj.com/2012/11/featured/libraries-respond-to-hurricane-sandy-offering-refuge-wifi-and-services-to-needy-communities/#_
- Bayliss S. New York City libraries relatively unscathed; New Jersey still taking stock. Library Journal [Internet]. 2012 Nov 1. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/11/industry-news/new-york-city-libraries-relatively-unscathed-new-jersey-still-taking-stock/
- Beales D. Before disaster strikes: essentials of formulating a library emergency management plan. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2003 Dec; 3(4):11-24. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J186v03n04_03
- Berry III JN. 2015 Gale/LJ Library of the year: Ferguson Municipal Public Library, MO, Courage in crisis. Library Journal [Internet]. 2015 Jun 8. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/06/awards/2015-galelj-library-of-the-year-ferguson-municipal-public-library-mo-courage-in-crisis
- Berry III JN. Librarian of the year 2009: team Cedar Rapids; after the flood, CRPL buoys the community. Library Journal [Internet]. 2009 Jan 15;134(1). Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/awards/librarian-of-the-year-2009-team-cedar- rapids
- Bertot JC, Jaeger PT, Langa LA, McClure CR. Drafted: I want you to deliver e-government. Public access computing grows, but libraries need more funding to serve as the first refuge and last resort for e-government support, public computing, and Internet access. Library Journal. [Internet]. 2006 Aug 1;131(13):34-37. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2006/08/academic-libraries/drafted-i- want-you-to-deliver-e-government/
- Bertot JC, Jaeger PT, Langa LA, McClure CR. Public access computing and internet access in public libraries: the role of public libraries in e-government and emergency situations. First Monday [Internet]. 2006 Sept 4;11(9):[about 26 pages]. Available from: http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1392/1310
- Bishop B, Veil S. Public libraries as post-crisis information hubs. Public Library Quarterly [Internet]. 2013 Jan;32(1):33-45. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01616846.2013.760390
- Bishop BW, McClure CR, Mandel LH. E-government service roles for public libraries. Public Libraries, 2011; 50(3):32–37. Available from: http://mcclure.ii.fsu.edu/publications/2011/Bishop_McClure_Mandel_FINAL_Sept13_11.pdf
- Block M, Kim A. All (librarian) hands on deck: librarians lead the way on the long journey to recovery and rebuilding. Library Journal. [Internet]. 2006 Mar 15;131(5):22-25. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2006/03/ljarchives/all-librarian-hands-on- deck/
- Braquet D. Information needs in a hurricane Gustav evacuation shelter: reflections on a librarian's volunteer experience. Southeastern Librarian. 2009 Fall;57(3):16-28.
- Braquet DM. Library experiences of Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans flood survivors. LIBRES. 2010;20(1):1-18.
- Brobst JL. Challenge for libraries as information managers: hurricane preparedness and response. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 2009;46 (1):1-7.
- Brobst JL, Mandel LH, McClure CR. Public libraries and crisis: roles of public libraries in hurricane/disaster preparedness and response. Crisis Information Management: Communication and Technologies. 2012;155-173.
- Burda M. Training first responders on the use of NLM disaster and emergency preparedness information mobile applications. MAReport. 2013 Fall. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/2013/11/training-first-responders-on-the-use-of-nlm-disaster-and-emergency-preparedness-information-mobile-applications/
- Call to put libraries at the forefront of aid. CILIP Update [serial online]. 2013 Jan;12(1):11.
- Celedón A, Pequeño A, Garrido M, Patin B. Disaster response in Chile: the critical role of libraries and telecenters. Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School. [Internet]. 2012 Feb 27;[about 2 pages]. Available from: https://digital.lib.washington.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1773/19638/TASCHA_Chile_Disaster_Brief_20120224.pdf (PDF, 4 MB)
- Chambliss D. Tornado - a narrative. Georgia Library Quarterly. 2011 Summer;48(3):40-43.
- Chant I. After floods, Colorado libraries assess the damage, step in with services. Library Journal [Internet]. 2013 Oct 8. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/10/public-services/after-floods-colorado-libraries-assess-the-damage-step-in-with-services/
- Chartrand RL. Libraries in parlous times: responsibilities and opportunities: an introduction. Special Libraries. 1987;78(2):73-85.
- Chiesa AM. Identifying the emergency management profession. Special Libraries. 1987;78(2):88-92.
- Clifton S. Terrorism preparedness and response: the librarian's role. [PowerPoint presentation; 10 slides]. 2005 April 11. Available from: http://phpartners.org/ppt/Clifton.ppt
- Cook B. A look at some of this summer’s wild weather events and how libraries responded. American Libraries. 2012 Sept/Oct:[5 pages]. Available from: http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/library-heroes-shelter-evacuees-summer-2012
- Cooper ID, Crum JA. New activities and changing roles of health sciences librarians: a systematic review, 1990-2012 [Internet]. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2013 Oct;101(4):268-77. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3163/1536-5050.101.4.008
- Cottrell M. Libraries respond to community needs in times of crisis: Baltimore, Ferguson just two recent examples of libraries offering refuge. American Libraries. 2015 May 15. Available from: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2015/05/15/libraries-respond-to-community-needs-in-times-of-crisis/
- Dankowski T. Business continuity over collections recovery: How Louisiana’s state library changed the way it plans for disasters. American Libraries. 2015 Aug 25. Available from: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/business-continuity-over-collections-recovery/
- Dar M. In Sandy’s aftermath, school librarians support patrons, communities, and one another. School Library Journal. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 5. Available from: http://www.slj.com/2012/11/librarians/in-sandys-aftermath-school-librarians-support-patrons-communities-and-each-other/
- Davies C. After the floods - two Queensland libraries on the road to recovery. InCite. 2011 Aug;32(8):19.
- Dennis D. Stop disasters! School Library Journal. 2011 May 1;57(5):26-27. Available from: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/printissuecurrentissue/890021-427/stop_disasters.html.csp
- Dickerson L. Capitalizing on a disaster to create quality services: some lessons from Hurricane Katrina. Public Library Quarterly. 2007;26(1-2):101-115.
- Dobry A. A librarian experiences EMT training. Latitudes. Newsletter for the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region. 2014 April 1. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/psr/newsletter/2014/04/01/a-librarian-experiences-emt-training/
- Drewes J. To protect and preserve. American Libraries [Internet]. 22 Apr 2013. Available from: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/04222013/protect-and-preserve
- Eberhart G. Katrina’s terrible toll: librarians rally to provide information for a devastated gulf coast population. American Libraries. 2005 Oct;36(9):14-25.
- Eberhart G. Libraries weather the superstorm. American Libraries. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 4. Available from: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/11042012/libraries-weather-superstorm
- Eberhart G. Reports still coming in on library flooding from Hurricane Sandy. American Libraries. [Internet]. 2012 Oct 31. Available from: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/10312012/reports- still-coming-library-flooding-hurricane-sandy
- Emergency and disaster preparedness and response. OLA Quarterly. 2008 Winter;14(4). Available from: http://www.olaweb.org/assets/documents/olaq_14no4.pdf (PDF, 691 KB).
- Grandy S. Don't go it alone-building networks for collaborative emergency preparedness. p2.
- Norton J. Nuts and bolts of writing a disaster plan. p6.
- Kern K. It's an emergency: the Portland State University flood. p11
- Uhlig E. Water emergency at Lane Community College archives. p12.
- Fackerell R. So you think you are ready for a disaster? Don't be so sure...learning from the Seaside Public Library experience. p15.
- Kern K. Along the Oregon Trail: disaster preparedness in Oregon libraries and archives. p17.
- Palmer G. Digitization, can it play a role in disaster preparedness?: Notes from the field. p20.
- Norton J. Disaster planning resources. p23.
- Epps L, Watson K. Emergency! How Queens Library came to patrons' rescue after Hurricane Sandy. Computers in Libraries. 2014 Dec;34(10):3-30. Available from: https://www.questia.com/magazine/1G1-394110599/emergency-how-queens-library-came-to-patrons-rescue
- Estabrook AD, Byrnes GA, Gilbert CM. Terrorism: one hospital's response. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2002 Mar;2(2):35–54.
- Fanwood Library shines as community hub during Hurricane Sandy. Suburban News. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 8. Available from: http://www.nj.com/suburbannews/index.ssf/2012/11/fanwood_library_shines_as_comm.html
- Featherstone RM. Disaster information specialist: an emerging role for health librarians. Journal of Library Administration. 2012;52(8):731-753. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2012.746875
- Featherstone RM, Boldt RG, Torabi N, Konrad S. Provision of pandemic disease information by health sciences librarians: a multisite comparative case series. Journal of the Medical Library Association [Internet]. 2012 Apr;100(2):104-112. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3324800
- Featherstone RM, Lyon BJ, Ruffin AB. Library roles in disaster response: an oral history project by the National Library of Medicine. Journal of the Medical Library Association [Internet]. 2008 Oct;96(4):343-350. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2568836
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Preserving and protecting a community treasure‒the Historic Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas. Mitigation Best Practices [Internet]. Available from: http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1458053604256-afc597d90c3319ac9ead16582e3eee8c/15-Preserving_Protecting_Rosenberg_Library_web1.pdf
- Fialkoff F. FEMA fails again: libraries are ever more essential to disaster recovery. Library Journal [Internet]. 2009 May 15.
- Flagg G. Hawaiian Librarians Aid in Tsunami Recovery in American Samoa. American Libraries [Internet]. 2009 Nov 11. Available from: http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/hawaiian- librarians-aid-tsunami-recovery-american-samoa
- Fleischer SV, Heppner M. Disaster planning for libraries and archives: what you need to know and how to do it. Library & Archival Security. 2009 July/Dec;22(2):125-140. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01960070902904167
- Fletcher AM. No point of reference: a hurricane of medical information needs. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2006;6(2):1-14. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J186v06n02_01
- Florida State University, College of Communication and Information, School of Library and Information Studies. Hurricane/disaster preparedness and response by utilizing Florida public libraries: update. Hurricane Preparedness and Response for Florida Public Libraries. 2010, March 3. Retrieved from http://hurricanes.ii.fsu.edu/docs/PL_HurricaneTwoPager_March3_10c.pdf (PDF, 150 KB)
- Folb BL, Detlefsen EG, Quinn SC, Barron G, Trauth JM. Information practices of disaster preparedness professionals in multidisciplinary groups. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. [Internet]. 2010;47(1):1–9. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/meet.14504701226
- Frank JM. The impact of Hurricane Katrina on Gulf Coast libraries and their disaster planning [dissertation]. [Ann Arbor]: ProQuest; 2011. 113 p. Available from: http://gradworks.umi.com/14/95/1495049.html
- Gallagher SKJ, Adams A, Howard A, Robertson D, Reynolds R, Winn C. Libraries and wellbeing in post-earthquake Christchurch. Presented at the Researching the Health Implications of Seismic Events Symposium. Christchurch, NZ. 2013 Nov. Available from: https://ourarchive.otago.ac.nz/handle/10523/4387
- Garcia-Febo L, Leong JH, Relander J, Richards J. Library Services to Immigrants and Refugees [Webinar recordings]. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA); 2016 Mar 31. Available from: https://ala.adobeconnect.com/_a1087453682/p14twyow7qp/ [introduction] and https://ala.adobeconnect.com/_a1087453682/p9qzpfzn7ad/ [presentations].
- Gilbert C. Code yellow: library 9-1-1. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2008 Mar; 8(1):25–37. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15323260801927342
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- GreyNet Award Recipient 2014: Kiyoshi Ikeda, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, JAEA. GreyNet Newsletter [serial online]. 2014;6(3):2. Available from http://www.textrelease.com/images/Newsletter_V6N3,_2014.pdf.
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- Hagar C. Public library partnerships with local agencies to meet community disaster preparedness and response needs. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. Kristiansand, Norway, 2015 May 24-27. Available from: http://iscram2015.uia.no/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/9-2.pdf (PDF, 381 KB)
- Hagar C. Editorial. Strengthening community resilience efforts in disasters: exploring the roles of public libraries. Journal of Emergency Management. 2015 May/June;13(3):191-194.
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- Halsted D, Clifton S, Wilson D. Library as safe haven: disaster planning, response, and recovery; A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. Chicago: Neil-Schuman; 2014. 160 p.
- Hamilton R. The state library of Louisiana and public libraries' response to hurricanes: issues, strategies, and lessons. Public Library Quarterly. 2011 Jan-Mar;30(1):40-53. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01616846.2010.525385
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- Hayes S. Disasters and libraries: a short story. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2009 Jul-Sep;9(3):335-337. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15323260903014650
- Heezen R. Building for the future: an examination of best practices and accomplishments from Louisiana libraries. Louisiana Libraries. 2011 Summer;74(1):10-13.
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- Hunterdon libraries take up slack after Hurricane Sandy victims lose home internet and Wi-Fi. Hunterdon County Democrat. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 1. Available from: http://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/index.ssf/2012/11/hunterdon_libraries_take_up_sl.html
- Hurricane Sandy: Somerset County libraries open as warming, recharging and information spots. The Messenger Gazette. [Internet]. 2012 Nov 5. Available from: http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2012/11/hurricane_sandy_somerset_county_libraries_open_as_warming_recharging_and_information_spots.html
- International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Public Libraries Section. Responding! Public Libraries and Refugees [Internet]. 2016 Mar 31. Available from: http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/public-libraries/publications/library_service_to_refugees_0.pdf
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- Jackson C. Chapel Hill librarians helping Ebola fight in West Africa. WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. 2014 Oct 22. Available from: http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-librarians-helping-ebola-fight-west-africa
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- Libraries respond in Katrina's wake. Library Journal [Internet]. 2005 Sept 2;[about 2 pages]. Available from: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2005/09/ljarchives/libraries-respond-in-katrinas-wake/
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- Symposia and Conferences
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- National Library of Medicine, Disaster Information Management Research Center. Disaster information outreach: a symposium for information professionals meeting disaster health information needs (day 2). 2011 Mar 30;[1 videocast, 194 min., 161 slides]. Available from: http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=10102
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Unity for the Community: a report of the panel discussion during the NN/LM Emergency Preparedness and Response Summit at the Washington County Free Public Library. [Internet]. 2014 Jan 23; [about 5 pages]. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/ep/2014/01/25/unity-for-the-community-a-report-of-the-panel-discussion-at-the-nnlm-emergency-preparedness-and-response-summit-at-the-washington-county-free-public-library/
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region. Emergency Preparedness and Response Summit, Meeting Summary. [Internet]. 2013 Nov 22. 10 p. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/ep/2014/01/10/report-of-the-nnlmnew-england-region-extreme-weather-disaster-summit/
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine. NN/LM Washington DC Power Outage Summit. NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit. [Internet]. 2012 Sept 5; [about 1 page]. Available from http://nnlm.gov/ep/2012/08/02/announcing-the-nnlm-washington-dc-power-outage-summit/
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Meeting report: NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative Earthquake Summit. NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit. [Internet]. 2012 April 6;[about 9 pages]. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/ep/2012/05/04/nnlm-san-francisco-earthquake-summit-report/
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Meeting report: NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative Hurricane Summit. NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit. [Internet]. 2012 Feb 8;[about 11 pages]. Available from: http://nnlm.gov/ep/2012/03/05/report-of-the-nnlm-hurricane-summit
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- Library Stories
- Stories collected from around the U.S. related to disasters that have affected library operations.
- Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, University of Oklahoma
Marty Thompson, Director of the library, discusses how the library was involved in the aftermath of the bombing in Oklahoma City in April 1995.
- Pasco County Library System, Florida
Terri Romberger, Library Systems Application Analyst at the Pasco County Library System in New Port Richey, Florida, discusses hurricane season and how it impacts the public library.
- Terrorism Information Center, Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, Oklahoma
Brad Robison, Director of the Terrorism Information Center at the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, discusses his experience during the bombing in Oklahoma City in April 1995 and the disaster information services the library currently provides.
- Tulane University Medical Library, Louisiana
William (Bill) D. Postell Jr., Director of the Tulane University Medical Library, talks about Hurricane Katrina, which directly affected the academic health sciences library in August 2005.
- Center for Knowledge Management, Ochsner Health System, Louisiana
Ethel Ullo Madden, Director of the Center for Knowledge Management at the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, Louisiana, reflects on her experiences during Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, which affected the hospital library.
- Department of Library Science and Informatics at the Medical University of South Carolina
Tom Basler, Director of Libraries and Learning Resources Centers and Chairman on the Department of Library Science and Informatics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, discusses hurricanes, flooding, civil unrest, and radiological and toxicological events at the library.
- Gunter Library, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi
Joyce Shaw, a librarian at the Gunter Library in the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the academic library in August 2005.
- Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library
Deborah Halsted, Associate Director, Public Services and Operations, Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library in Houston, Texas, discusses flooding issues in the academic health sciences library resulting from Tropical Storm Allison in June 2001.
- Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library
Dr. Elizabeth Eaton, Director of the Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library in Houston, Texas discusses the effects of Hurricane Katrina and flooding at the academic health sciences library in 2005.
- Louisiana State University, School of Library and Information Sciences
Adelaide Fletcher, currently a librarian at the Denver Medical Library, Presbyterian / St. Luke’s Medical Library in Denver, Colorado and formerly a student at Louisiana State University, School of Library and Information Sciences in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, discusses her Hurricane Katrina experience from August 2005.
- Memphis Public Library and Information Center, Tennessee
Kay Due, Manager of Public Services at the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, discusses the hurricanes that affected the library in July 2003 and August 2005.
- Toronto Public Health, Ontario, Canada
Bruce Gardham, Senior Librarian for Toronto Public Health, discusses his personal experiences with the SARS epidemic in 2003 and the special library; additionally, it includes the Hotline Information Liaison and Coordination Office Report and other documents.
- New Jersey Hospital Association
Michelle Brewer, Director of Library and Corporate Information Services for NJHA (New Jersey Hospital Association), talks about the events on September 11, 2001, and her involvement.
- Central Library Children’s Room, Houston Public Library, Texas
Sandy Farmer, Manager of the Central Library Children’s Room at the Houston Public Library, talks about how Hurricane Katrina affected the public library in August 2005.
- Rowland Medical Library, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Ada Seltzer, Director of the Rowland Medical Library at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, talks about Hurricane Katrina and its direct impacts on the academic health sciences library in August 2005.
- Southern Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Helen Caruso, a hospital librarian at the Southern Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) in Covington, Louisiana, discusses her Hurricane Katrina experience during August 2005.
- Sumter Regional Hospital, Thompson Medical Library, Georgia
Claudia LeSueur, from the Thompson Medical Library at the Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus, Georgia, talks about a tornado that affected the hospital library in March 2007.
- University Libraries, University of New Mexico
Fran Wilkinson, Interim Dean of the University Libraries at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, discusses the impact of a fire at the academic library in April 2006.
- University of California San Diego
Julie Page, Head of the Preservation Department at the Geisel Library at the University of California San Diego, talks about the flood that affected the neighboring academic library at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in October 2004 and the library’s participation in the recovery efforts.
- University Library for California State University, Northridge
Susan Curzon, Dean of the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, talks about the earthquake that affected the academic library in January 1994.
- UVA Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Diary of a Winter Storm. Dan Wilson, Associate Director for Collections and Library Services, describes the library’s plans for and experience of a major winter storm on February 12-13, 2014. Dan is also the Coordinator for the National Network/Libraries of Medicine National Emergency Preparedness & Response plan and the compiler of many of the ‘Library Stories’ on this page.
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- Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, University of Oklahoma