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Reminder:  Registration is still open for a program on emergency preparedness and response at the Library of Congress, co-sponsored by NN/LM, the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate, and FEDLINK.  Please register by August 31.


This program (morning session) will be webcast and recorded.  If you are outside the DC area and would like to attend via webcast, please send email to [log in to unmask] by August 31.


Please note, for in-person attendance, there is a separate registration for each session (morning program, afternoon course, and afternoon workshop) at




NN/LM Washington DC Power Outage Summit


September 5, 2012

9:00am - 12:30pm program

1:30pm - 4:30pm workshop/class


Library of Congress James Madison Building,

6th Floor, Mumford Room

Please join us for a morning of speakers and discussion about the impact of a power outage on library services and collections and the roles libraries and librarians can play in their communities or institutions in response to a major power outage.


A separate afternoon session will feature a workshop on building your library’s readiness and a disaster information specialization certificate course. 


There is no charge to attend the morning or afternoon sessions. Seating is limited.  Please register at:

Contact Dan Wilson ([log in to unmask]) for further information.

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Speakers from:

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)


District of Columbia Public Library

Library of Congress (Preservation Directorate and Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness)

National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)




This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.





Anne Harrison

Library of Congress, FEDLINK

101 Independence Ave. SE  LA217

Washington, DC  20540-4935

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