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Risk and Insurance Management Manual for Libraries
Mary Breighner, William Payton, Jeanne M. Drewes (Managing Editor)
Item Number: 978-0-8389-8325-6
Publisher: LLAMA
Price: $40.00
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132 pages
6" x 9"
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-8325-6
Year Published: 2005
Users will gain an essential understanding of the importance of risk management in preventing loss due from actions ranging from natural disasters to vandalism and terrorism. The Manual contains sample policies and checklists that can be use to craft the best protection for all types of libraries.
Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Risk Management Philosophy for Libraries
Chapter 2: Risk Identification
Chapter 3: Risk Quantification and Evaluation
Chapter 4: Loss Prevention
Chapter 5: Risk Financing
Chapter 6: Risk Financing – Insurance
Chapter 7: New Construction
Chapter 8: Claims
Appendix A Risk and Insurance Management Resources
Appendix B Sample Risk and Insurance Management Policy
Appendix C Suggested Guidelines in Museum Security
Appendix D Property Loss Prevention Checklist
Appendix E Library Safety Inspection Checklist
Appendix F Contingency Planning for Natural Disasters
Appendix G Sample Request for Proposal Insurance Brokerage Services
About the Authors

About the Author
Mary Breighner, CPCU is vice president, global practice leader–education, public entities and health care for FM Global. William Payton has been director of risk and insurance management at the University of Missouri System since 1993. Jeanne M. Drewes is Assistant Director for Access and Preservation at Michigan State University Libraries.