Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries

Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries

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Provides the tools librarians need to prepare for disasters that can ruin their holdings of books, journals, audio and videotapes, and CDs, describing the steps to planning for and implementing a workable disaster response plan.Each fire sprinkler head puts out between 20 to 40 gallons of water per minute; a fire hose, wielded by firefighters, will put out more ... They turn on to emit water and put out the fire and then turn off. if the fire flares up again, the sprinkler head will reopen. ... The smoke detectors and alarms should be tied into the general alarm system and should be able to trigger the fire sprinkler system to put out the fire.

Title:Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries
Author:Miriam B. Kahn
Publisher:American Library Association - 2012


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