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NCJ Number: 97722 Find in a Library
Title: Monitoring Book Losses in an Academic Library
Journal: Library and Archival Security  Volume:6  Issue:4  Dated:(Winter 1984)  Pages:1-12
Author(s): B P Pinzelik
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 12
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Maintaining reliable records of book losses in a university library is a difficult and time-consuming activity. It is the responsibility of the librarian to find an efficient method to monitor losses. A history of the various methods used by Purdue University's General Library over the past twenty-five years is presented, from a complete inventory to various sampling methods.
Abstract: This paper is a revision of 'Monitoring Book Losses in a Large Academic Library: Four Methods' which was presented to The Four State Universities Circulation Counterparts Group and appeared in Research in Education in November, 1981. (ED203852) (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Indiana; Library/museum security; Records management; Security systems
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