ERIC Number: EJ528096
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Librarians: Caretakers or Crimefighters?
Arterburn, Tom R.
American Libraries, v27 n7 p32-34 Aug 1996
Discusses how libraries can deal with criminal and disruptive behavior, including vandalism, theft, and threats toward individual safety. Security measures proposed and/or implemented by various public and academic libraries, and the Library of Congress, are highlighted. Also included are a list of crisis prevention tips and suggestions for handling patron outbursts. (LAM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A