Recovery after disaster : lessons learned from Islamic Studies Library's experiences

Juhaida, A.R. (2014) Recovery after disaster : lessons learned from Islamic Studies Library's experiences. In: International Conference on Information: Exploring the Future 2014, 10-11 Sep 2014, Johor, Malaysia.

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After landslides struck the Islamic Studies Library, University of Malaya on 20th October 2008, now, the library has started its services as usual at the same building and at the same location as before the landslides. The main purpose of this paper is to share the library's experience on recovering the library's collection, planning the relocation of library and designing the new outlook for the library. The paper also discusses on the need of having a proper disaster management plan for a library as a guideline for efficiently action taken if any disaster occurred in the future.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disaster Planning; Library Collection; Natural Disaster; Preparedness; Special Library; Disaster Management Plan; Recovery After Disaster
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
Divisions: Library
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 04:09
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2015 04:09

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