Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management and Response: Paper October 1993. An overview of selected reprints issued by Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress, and National Park Service which are each available below.
For information on freezing items to stabilize them please see Procedures for Salvage of Water Damaged Library Materials . These are extracts from unpublished revised text by Peter Waters. July 1993.
For a comparison of various freezing methods to dry material please see Efficacy of Various Drying Methods. This document was written by Hilary Kaplan and Kathleen Ludwig at the National Archives and Records Administration.
For information on recovery of specific library and archival formats (books, paper, photographs) see Preservation of Library & Archival Materials: Emergency Management . This document is a list of many preservation pages at Northeast Document Conservation Center.
For further information on recovery of specific library and archival formats (books, paper, photographs) please see Technical Bulletins . This document is a collection of publications on various topics (disaster preparedness, recovery procedures, hazardous situation, health concerns published by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts.
For information on insurance and risk management see these documents by Jeanne Drewes.
For helpful information on emergency workflow and responsibilities see Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Collections by Betty Walsh WAAC (Western Association for Art Conservation Newsletter, May 1988. For an update on this publication see Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance . This document by written by Betty Walsh and published in the WAAC (Western Association for Art Conservation) Newsletter May 1997.