Georgia Archives

University System of Georgia

Caring for Records

Care for your family records

Guidelines for the Careful Handling of Photographic Images

Guidelines for the Careful Handling of Documents

Guidelines for the Careful Handling of Books

Guidelines for Selecting Storage Supplies

Vendors - List of commercial vendors of archival supplies.

Disaster Preparedness

Essential Records for Families - Safeguarding the records that protect your family’s health, identity, and financial resources

Pocket Response Plan (PReP) - The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) developed this template as part of its Emergency Preparedness Initiative. Side A is an Emergency Communications Plan and Side B provides an Emergency Response Checklist. It can be downloaded in Microsoft Word or as a fillable PDF and customized for any organization, then printed double‐sided on a sheet of legal‐size paper, trimmed and folded to fit into a Tyvek envelope that will fit in a wallet.

Emergency Response

Disaster Resources for the Public, part of Heritage Emergency National Task Force A website with disaster resources for the public in case of hurricane

Mitigating Potential Hazards to Materials and Individuals Following a Disaster - Includes links to health assistance and information and disaster preparedness and prevention.

Salvaging Water Damaged Family Photographs - Tips for handling, cleaning, and drying damaged family and historic photographs.

Flood Recovery Booklet - from the Northeast Iowa Library Service Area Comprehensive information for the public from evacuation through recovery.

Selected Sources for Recovery - List of disaster recovery services and commercial vendors.

IPER Essential Records Course Materials

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Session 1

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Session 2

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Session 3

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Session 4

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-1 - Essential Records

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-2 - NIMS Resource Management Concepts and Principles

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-3 - Potential Candidates for Essential Records Status

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-4 - Examples of Information/Records by Function, That Might be Designated as Essential

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-5 - Essential Records Questionnaire

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-6 - The Division of Public Recreation (DPR) Overview

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 1-7 - Determine Essential functions and Identify Essential Records Activity

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 2-1 - Risk Assessment - Sample Hazards Inspection Checklist

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 2-2 - Possible Hazards

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 2-3 - Identify and Evaluate Risks Activity

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 3-1 - Protection Strategies Based on Media Requirements

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 3-2 - Determine Protection Strategies and Measures Activity

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 4-1 - Access Priorities Table

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 4-2 - Establishing a Duplication Schedule for Essential Records

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 4-3 - Determine Timeframes for Accessibility Activity

IPER Essential Records Course Participant Guide Handout 4-4 - Essential Records Template

IPER Essential Records Course Reference 01 - References

IPER Essential Records Course Reference 02- Key Terms