Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Tag: disasters

Help for Hurricane Impacted Libraries in NC
Posted On: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 16:31 by Beverly Murphy

Duke, University of North Carolina, East Carolina University, and Wake Forest health sciences libraries are available to respond, pending local conditions, to urgent questions and requests that come from health professionals and facilities in affected North Carolina areas.  North Carolina AHECs, hospitals, and health professionals whose local libraries may be impacted by the hurricane can refer their clients to these four libraries during the emergency period. Fees for document delivery will be waived for urgent requests.

Duke University Medical Library & Archives
UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library
ECU Laupus Health Sciences Library
...

MORE

Categories: Alerts

Tags: disasters

Navigating Uncharted Territory
Posted On: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 11:59 by Brandi Tuttle

Disasters, whether perpetrated by nature or humans, test our preparedness, adaptability, and ability to think and act quickly to a stressful situation. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, it is wise to take a few minutes and consider your own situation.

Does your workplace regularly discuss (and practice) responses to various disasters?  Reading about the experiences and responses in the Boston hospitals or with the Texas fertilizer plant explosion should renew our commitment to having these conversations and making emergency disaster response a "part of our...

MORE

Categories: From the Literature

Tags: disasters