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Main Title The library security and safety guide to prevention, planning, and response /
Author Kahn, Miriam
Publisher American Library Association,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 185026547
ISBN 9780838909492; 0838909493
Subjects Libraries--Security measures ; Library buildings--Safety measures ; Book thefts--Prevention ; Safety Management ; Facility Design and Construction ; Library Materials ; Theft--prevention & control ; Risk Management ; Library Administration ; Libraries--Forms ; Buchsicherung ; SicherheitsmaÇnahme ; Bibliotek--säkerhetsaspekter ; Bibliothek ; Libraries--Safety measures
Additional Subjects Amerika Haus Berlin--Video Lending Library
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  Z679.6.K34 2008 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/30/2019
Collation ix, 129 pages ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-123) and index.
Contents Notes
Surveying exteriors and grounds -- Surveying interior public areas -- Surveying staff-only areas -- Security for general collections -- Security for special collections and archives -- Security for art, objects, and exhibits -- Security for local and remote storage facilities -- Security for computer equipment, electronic data, and websites -- Property and casualty insurance -- Patron and staff safety -- Security and safety departments. Security planning, part of disaster response and continuous operations planning, is the key to proactively addressing potential safety issues. This book discusses key safety and security issues step-by-step, then gives tips on implementing prevention strategies, creating guidelines for libraries and staff, and minimizing risk.