SAVE THE DATE – Connections: Emergency Preparedness for Librarians and Emergency Management Personnel

FREE EVENT!!

Connections: Emergency Preparedness for Librarians and Emergency Management Personnel
www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/disaster

 **Keynote Speaker-Rebecca Hamilton, State Librarian, State of Louisiana**
– ‘Lessons Learned from Katrina’

 

When:
Thursday November 18, 2010

Where:
University of Maryland, Baltimore; SMC Campus Center, 621 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Time:
9-1:00pm – Breakfast, Speakers and Breakout Session
1:00-2:30pm – Lunch (on your own)
2:30-4:30pm – Optional continuing education course for librarians: A Ten-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning (CE credit for Medical Library Association members)

Who should attend?
Emergency Personnel

 · Learn how you and your local libraries can partner in disaster planning and management

· Gain knowledge about useful resources freely available from DIMRC, the Disaster Information Management Research Center of the National Library of Medicine

 · Meet library personnel from your region and learn how you can work together

Library Personnel

· Learn about what services emergency personnel need during disasters and how can you help provide them

· Discuss the different roles for medical, academic and public libraries in disaster preparedness and emergency management

· Meet emergency personnel from your region and learn how you can work together.

· Create an up-to-date disaster plan

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND LOOK FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF ONLINE REGISTRATION SOON!

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutesof Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract N01-LM-6-3502 with the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. ******************************************************************************

Meredith Solomon, MLS Outreach Librarian
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland, Baltimore 601 W Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 office: 410.706.1551 fax: 410.706.2379
e-mail: msolomon@hshsl.umaryland.edu
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