Emergency Response: Zombies and Risks to Repositories

Zombies have once again raised the specter of our incomplete disaster plans. PADG is all over this today…

Emergency Response: Zombies and Risks to Repositories. Librarians face an awesome task in preserving human knowledge. As defenders of our collective cultural heritage, we have come up with disaster response plans for situations like floods and fires. Moreover, we have been leaders in digital preservation, and seek to safeguard electronic resources by creating Trusted Digital Repositories based on the OAIS model, or use programs like LOCKSS. Where librarians have failed though is in our response to zombies. When confronted with a zombie outbreak is your library prepared?

via Emergency Response: Zombies and Risks to Repositories.

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