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Disaster and Preservation Planning

Emergency? If you are experiencing a collections emergency, call either of the numbers listed here. Any library or other cultural heritage organization is eligible to call.

Disaster Planning Tools

Create a disaster plan with RI.dPlan, a template customized with resources for the RI cultural heritage community.

Protecting the Past - RI

Protecting the Past is an IMLS Connecting to Collections grant-funded project.


Flood / Water Damage

Emergency Response and Recovery

American Institute for Conservation, Collections Emergency Response Team (AIC-CERT)

Courtesy of : Jane F. Cullinane, Preservation Librarian, Collection Management Unit, Connecticut State Library

Contact Information

For more information about disaster and preservation planning, contact OLIS Library Program Manager:

Donna Longo DiMichele
Office of Library and Information Services
RI Department of Administration
One Capitol Hill, Fourth Floor
Providence, RI 02908