ERIC Number: ED036142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: N/A
Protecting the Library and Its Resources. A Guide to Physical Protection and Insurance.
Johnson, Edward M., Ed.
The first part of this manual contains information about providing physical protection for libraries and is organized into the following chapters--(1) types of physical losses, (2) the prevention of losses, (3) fire defense measures, (4) fire protection equipment, and (5) fire protection in library planning. The second part is concerned with insuring the library; the chapters are as follows--(1) the librarian as insurance administrator, (2) the nature of risk, (3) insuring physical damage to property, (4) protection against dishonesty, (5) liability insurance, (6) workmen's compensation and employer's liability, (7) construction work, (8) recent developments in insurance, and (9) a model insurance policy for libraries. (FS)
Descriptors: Fire Insurance, Fire Protection, Insurance, Libraries, Library Facilities, Library Planning, Risk, Safety, Workers Compensation
American Library Association, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois ($7.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.
Note: Report on a study conducted by Gage-Babcock and Associates, Inc.