Central PA Alliance for Response Survey Results

In late October, the Central PA AFR steering committee sent out a survey to members in order to learn more about the emergency planning needs and interests of our local colleagues.  We had responses from 19 members, well over half of whom come from regional libraries. The level of preparedness of the respondents was all … More Central PA Alliance for Response Survey Results

Pennsylvania Cultural Resilience Network Symposium 2016

At the end of September, PaCRN held its first symposium at the new PEMA Emergency Operations Center in Harrisburg. Members of various cultural institutions from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states met with those of the emergency response community to discuss resources and opportunities for collaboration. The full agenda may be found here. As many of our regional … More Pennsylvania Cultural Resilience Network Symposium 2016

Recap of our Salvage Workshop, July 29, 2016

We would like to thank all of you who attended our Salvage Workshop on Friday, July 29 2016 at Juniata College. Sue Kellerman and Bill Minter of Penn State Libraries led attendees through the elements of disaster planning and response in the morning, giving everyone a chance to share their own stories of emergencies they had encountered at their institutions and what they learned from the experience… … More Recap of our Salvage Workshop, July 29, 2016