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The main purpose of the study is to investigate the state of preparedness, response and recovery strategy followed in the university library,Tezpur University, to protect and preserve library print collections from any potential disaster. Survey research method was adopted for the study. The researcher used interview and observation methods as tools to collect relevant data. Primary and secondary sources were also consulted. The study discusses briefly disaster, its types and importance of disaster management plan in university library to create awareness among library professionals and how to keep library print collections safe from any potential disaster, as a part of library management.