ASSESS, CALCULATE, RE-EVALUATE, EDUCATE (ACRE): A RISK ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK FOR UST MIGUEL DE BENAVIDES LIBRARY
Keywords:risk assessment, library collection, quality assurance, Assess, Calculate, Re-Evaluate, Educate (ACRE)
This study identifies the natural and man-made risks that the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Miguel de Benavides Library in Manila, Philippines is currently facing. Being the oldest existing university in Asia, its library holds materials with historical and cultural significance. For the protection of these materials, the authors did on-site visit, policy review and staff interview. Based on the findings and assessment, the authors proposed a risk assessment framework for the library.
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