The Highland City Library opened in October 2008 without any kind of emergency plan. One year later I started my MLS journey a semester early with a Preservation Strategies course taught by preservation librarian Randy Silverman of the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library. This course piqued my interest, which ultimately lead to me obtaining an Archives Studies Certificate.
The one thing I took from the course in preservation was that libraries (and archives) are charged with protecting their collections from environmental or human damage. Continue reading In Case of Emergency . . .