In November 2011 I attended an Alliance for Response workshop which matched emergency and cultural managers throughout the state in finding ways to respond to emergencies including fires, floods, and earthquakes. My interest stems from my preservation course with Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and Emporia State Instructor who also hosted the event. I learned a variety of things that day including that our library really needed an emergency plan. But that is another post.
The best thing I learned at the workshop was that Utah was going to participate in a statewide earthquake on April 17, 2012 appropriately titled The Great Utah ShakeOut. Continue reading The Great Utah ShakeOut 2012