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Where can I find more information? Bibliography and Links

Short Bibliography

Batchelor, K. Records Management: A guide to Disaster Prevention and Recovery DISC PD0013:1999, London: British Standards Institution, 1999.

Dadson, E. Emergency planning and response for libraries, archives and museums, London: Facet, 2012. ISBN 978-1-85604-808-8

Dadson, E. Emergency planning template Didcot: Harwell Document Restoration Services, 2011.

Dorge, V. and Jones, S.L. (comp.) Building an Emergency Plan: A Guide for Museums and other Cultural Institutions, Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, 1999. ISBN 089236-529-3

Health and Safety Executive Five steps to risk assessment Bootle: Health and Safety Executive, 2011

Heritage Preservation, Emergency response and salvage wheel (In English and Spanish), Washington DC: Heritage Preservation, 2011

Lakha, R. and Moore, T. (ed.) Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management: Principles and Practice, Bristol : Butterworths Tolley, 2002. ISBN 0 406 957 09 6

Matthews, G. and Eden P. Disaster Management in British Libraries: Project Report with Guidelines for Library Managers, London : British Library, 1996. Library and Information Report 109. ISBN 07123 3306 1

Matthews, G., Smith, Y.and Knowles, G. Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums, Farnham: Ashgate, 2009

PACE (Property Advisors to the Civil Estate) Central Advisory Unit Business Continuity Planning Guide, London, 1998. tel 020 7271 2833

Walsh. B. Salvage operations for water damaged archival collections: a second glance Ottawa: Canadian Council on Archives, 2003

Wellheiser, J. and Scott, J. An Ounce of Prevention: Integrated Disaster Planning for Archives, Libraries and Record Centres, 2nd Edition, London : Scarecrow Press, 2003. ISBN 0810841762


American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works National membership organisation of conservation professionals in the USA

Emergency Planning College
UK emergency planning college

Emergency Planning e-learning tool
Developed by the Museum of London

Environment Agency
UK lead agency, flood prevention

English Heritage
Government advisors on the historic environment in England. Information on flood and fire prevention

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
USA emergency planning agency

M25 Consortium of Higher Education Libraries
Academic libraries within the M25 motorway

UK Resilience
Website of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat of the Cabinet Office

These resources have been found by the Preservation Advisory Centre to be especially useful. Many more resources can be found by searching Conservation Online