Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Spring 11-12-2021


This paper will discuss catastrophe recovery and likelihood development for digital library structures. The article establishes a foundation for establishing Library continuity and disaster recovery strategies through the use of best practices. Library continuity development and catastrophe recovery are critical modules of the planning stage for a virtual digital library. Few institutions that experience a catastrophic disaster occurrence are powerless to recover always, but libraries can suggestively boost the possibility of long-term recovery of institutional digital resources by drafting a continuity and recovery strategy in preparation. This article is intended for system designers and administrators, as well as high-ranking library administration, who must strategy for unforeseen organisational disruptions. The document establishes a framework and outlines the process of establishing a library continuity and catastrophe recovery strategy.