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NCJ Number: 91621 Find in a Library
Title: Book Mutilation - An Unwelcome By-Product of Electronic Security Systems
Journal: Library and Archival Security  Volume:5  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1983)  Pages:11-33
Author(s): S B Watstein
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 23
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The issue and impact of book mutilation as a by-product of electronic security systems is examined in this article.
Abstract: The article begins with a review of the operation of electronic security systems and includes a discussion of a survey on book mutilation as a by-product of electronic security systems. Reflections about our understanding and tolerance of this phenomenon, and an exploration of the defense we have against those who mutilate our collections in their attempts to comprise electronic security systems conclude the article. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Library/museum security; Security systems
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