ERIC Number: EJ528097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Designing Personal Safety into Library Buildings.
Shuman, Bruce A.
American Libraries, v27 n7 p37-39 Aug 1996
Libraries' commitment to open access can jeopardize personal safety. Violent incidents are increasing in libraries due to factors such as evening hours, variety of clientele, and flaws in building design and materials arrangement. This article provides ideas on how to create a safer library environment and on factors to consider when preparing security policy and procedures. (LAM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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