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Curation and Preservation Services: React Paks

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React Paks (disaster response kits)

While Curation and Preservation Services stocks the materials needed to respond to a collections-related emergency, it is also critical to have supplies available at each individual library for immediate response.

To achieve this goal, disaster response kits (React Paks) have been distributed throughout the MIT Libraries system. The kits contain supplies for response to water emergencies such as leaks and broken pipes, which are the most frequent threats to our collections.

Curation and Preservation Services staff provides orientation to the various components of the kits, and will restock supplies as they are used. Additionally, a video of disaster response training is available on our training page.

React Pak Locations

Facility    Department React Pak 
Location Restocked
Admin DO 1 14S-328, on top of lateral file cabinet. 2/15/2013
14E-210 CSA-ADE/DOS 1 14E-210 supply closet 2/14/2013
Archives IASC 1 of 3 ASC 12/8/2012
  2 of 3 basement workroom 12/8/2012
  3 of 3 14-0330 12/8/2012
Barker  ID&LA 1 of 4 4th floor: under stairwell 1/28/2013
  2 of 4 5th floor: cabinet behind the service desk 1/28/2013
  3 of 4 6th floor: to the left of the elevator, under a shallow counter 1/28/2013
  4 of 4 7th floor: to the left of the elevator, under a shallow counter 1/28/2013
Cubespace E25 DOS 1 Supply closet 3/13/2013
Delivery Services AS-fo 1 On shelf 1/22/2013
Dewey ID&LA 1 of 4 Basement - in microform room 2/26/2013
  2 of 4 1st floor - Circulation desk 2/26/2013
  3 of 4 1st floor - outside staff lounge 2/26/2013
  4 of 4 2nd floor - closet between rooms 218 & 223 2/26/2013
Document Services ID&LA 1 In storage room 2/15/2013
Hayden Stacks ID&LA 1 of 2 Outside 14S-226 2/14/2013
Hayden Circ ID&LA 1 of 2 Closet behind desk 2/14/2013
  2 of 2 Closet behind desk 2/14/2013
Hayden Server Room DOS 1 14S-010 2/25/2013
LSA ID&LA 1 back door on left side of staff area; they also have 8 cases of flattened Rescubes on the 1st floor by the elevator 3/1/2013
Music IASC 1 Behind Circulation Desk 2/14/2013
Rotch ID&LA 1 of 3 Circulation 2/27/2013
SCS 2 of 3 RVC 2/27/2013
ID&LA 3 of 3 Limited Access 2/27/2013