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Title: STEALING AMERICA'S HERITAGE - THEFTS OF DOCUMENTS FROM ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:46  Issue:7  Dated:(JULY 1977)  Pages:16-22
Author(s): T WALCH
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BRIEF ARTICLE ATTEMPTS TO CREATE AND AWARENESS OF THE PROBLEM OF LIBRARY AND ARCHIVE SECURITY.
Abstract: AFTER DESCRIBING A CASE OF ARCHIVE LARCENY, THE AUTHOR POINTS OUT THE NEED FOR INCREASED SECURITY SURVEILLANCE THROUGH PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION, INVENTORIES, AND SENSOR POSTS. A REGISTAR WHICH RECORDS KNOWN LOST OR STOLEN ARCHIVAL MATERIAL ESTABLISHED BY THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN ARCHIVISTS' ARCHIVAL SECURITY PROGRAM IS NOTED. THE AUTHOR, IN CONCLUSION, EMPHASIZES COOPERATION BETWEEN LIBRARIANS AND ARCHIVISTS AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY....TWH
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Crime specific countermeasures; Facility security; Larceny/Theft; Libraries; Library/museum security; Physical crime prevention; Property identification; Records; Surveillance equipment
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