Kesiagaan Perpustakaan dalam Menghadapi Bencana di Perpustakaan Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta

Haryanto Haryanto(1*)

(1) Perpustakaan Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta
(*) Corresponding Author


This research aims to find out the preparedness of libraries in facing disasters caused either human or natural factors. Disasters caused human factors are fire, theft and various kinds of acts of vandalism, while disasters caused by natural factors are earthquakes, floods and the threat of devastating animal collection. The research method used in the study is qualitative field research. Data were obtained through observation and note-taking, as well as participation in the activities. Disaster preparedness activities were conducted in stages, prevention, response, reaction and recovery. These activities included filling up visit book, CCTV cameras, availability of portable fire extinguisher and SOP (standard operating procedure) that put priority in securing the collection, repair, creation of data backup and recovery, media transfer, procurement of collection and extensive simulation handling of fire and other emergency conditions.


Disaster management; preservation; Collection

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