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Preservation Services at Yale University Library: Emergency Management

Got a Collections Emergency?

***In an emergency involving collections material, please call 203-530-5414 immediately.***


COSTEP stands for Coordinated Statewide Emergency Preparedness.

We work to create and maintain a statewide disaster framework regarding preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.

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Emergency Management for Collections

Emergency situations in a library setting can range from a leaking roof to a fire on a delivery truck.  Preservation Services is responsible for keeping the Library Emergency Plan and Collection Prioritization maps current. This unit also coordinates Emergency Response activities including disaster recovery training. 

If you have questions about emergency planning and preparation, please contact the Preservation Services Librarian, Tara Kennedy.


Emergency Response Resources