Presentation on theme: "Association of College and Research Libraries 10 th National Conference Denver, Colorado March 15-18, 2001 June L. DeWeese Head, Access Services, Ellis."— Presentation transcript:
Association of College and Research Libraries 10 th National Conference Denver, Colorado March 15-18, 2001 June L. DeWeese Head, Access Services, Ellis Library University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia, MO 65201 DeweeseJ@Missouri.edu Do You Have a Disaster Plan? Planning and Preparedness in the New Millennium.
The Anatomy of a Disaster: One University’s Experience With A Tornado
Written Plan Available to all employees at home and at work Plan and Prepare List of people to be notified with home phone numbers Emergency Service Providers Location of Supplies Camera with film
The University of Missouri- Columbia’s Experience with a Tornado on November 10, 1998
When we left at 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 1998, the UM Libraries Depository looked like this--
When the sun came up on November 10, 1998, it looked like this--
What Did We Learn? Safety for the first people on the scene Curious onlookers Security of the site Insurance assessment Media attention Who is the official spokesperson? Who are all of those people, whom do they report to and what are they doing? Revising the Plan based upon experience