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MayDay: Saving Our Archives -- Start Planning Now

Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:40 PM | Deleted user

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” -- Benjamin Franklin

Ideas for MayDay Activities

  • Create or Update Your Contact Lists
  • Review or Establish Basic Emergency Procedures
  • Conduct a Disaster Drill
  • Conduct Scenario Exercises
  • Invite Your Local Firefighters to Visit Your Repository
  • Survey the Building for Risks
  • Make Sure All Collections Are in Boxes
  • Make Sure Boxes Are Off the Floor
  • Identify the Most Critical, Essential, Important Records
  • Inventory Emergency Supplies
  • Review Your Emergency Preparedness Plan

For more on these ideas:
http://www2.archivists.org/initiatives/mayday-saving-our-archives/ideas-for-mayday-activities


questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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