University of Michigan Library Disaster Response & Recovery Plan for Library Collections:
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Fire/Police/Medical Emergency: Call 911 (cell phone: 734-763-1131)
If possible have someone meet responders and guide them to the incident location.
Building Emergencies: Contact the building’s facilities manager.
Daytime: (Facilities Management) 734-936-2292
Evenings & weekends: (Grad Circ Desk) 734-764-0401
Other libraries: Contact the facilities manager for that building.
Facilities manager not available? Call University Plant Operations: 734-647-2059
Emergency help for damaged or wet books or other library materials:
Call Preservation & Conservation: 734-763-6980
After hours: A message on the Preservation and Conservation answering machine tells you whom to call.
Be prepared to provide:
- Your name
- Contact phone number
- Type of disaster (fire, flood, etc.) and when it started, if known
- Exact location of disaster (building, floor, room number)
- What services or people you have already contacted