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NCJ Number: 52099 Find in a Library
Title: BOOK THEFTS AND LIBRARY SECURITY SYSTEMS, 1978-1979
Author(s): A H BAHR
Corporate Author: Knowledge Industry Publications
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 128
Sponsoring Agency: Knowledge Industry Publications
White Plains, NY 10604
Sale Source: Knowledge Industry Publications
2 Corporate Park Drive
White Plains, NY 10604
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RECOGNIZING THAT NO ONE SOLUTION TO LIBRARY SECURITY FITS ALL CASES, THIS MONOGRAPH DISCUSSES SECURITY EVALUATION PROCEDURES AND A VARIETY OF THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAMS.
Abstract: INTENDED AS A REFERENCE GUIDE FOR A PROCEDURE OR COMPLETE SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, THE MANUAL PROVIDES A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO INVENTORY PROCEDURES AND ELECTRONIC SECURITY SYSTEMS AND REVIEWS SPECIAL COLLECTIONS SECURITY REQUIREMENTS AND ALTERNATE PROTECTIVE MEASURES. SECTIONS ARE ALSO PROVIDED ON DETERMINING WHETHER THEFT PREVENTION MEASURES ARE NECESSARY AND FINANCING SUCH NEEDS ASSESSMENT. DIAGRAMS AND PHOTOGRAPHS ILLUSTRATE A TEXTUAL DESCRIPTION OF THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF ELECTRONIC LIBRARY SECURITY DEVICES AVAILABLE FROM VARIOUS MANUFACTURERS. A LIST OF PUBLIC, UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE, SPECIAL, AND HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIES USING THE CHECKPOINT MARK II SECURITY SYSTEM IS APPENDED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS PROVIDED. TABULAR DATA ARE INCLUDED. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Larceny/Theft; Libraries; Library/museum security
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