Disaster Plan Purpose/Mission:
The Ethel K. Smith (EKS) Library is defined by Wingate University as an essential service for its various patron constituencies. Therefore, every effort will be made by the EKS Library Staff to maintain regular services and hours. Should circumstances dictate that the facility remain closed for a period of time, the EKS Library staff will investigate all temporary relocation possibilities with the Wingate University Crisis Management Team. The following document should be employed as a guide to address disaster and emergency procedures in order to insure the safety and protection of the EKS Library patrons, staff, and collections.