Robertson on Library Security and Disaster Planning, 1st Edition

  • Guy Robertson
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 008100088X
  • ISBN-13: 9780081000885
  • DDC: 025.82
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 236 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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About

Overview

This book presents a collection of highly-cited author published articles on security and disaster planning for libraries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
About the Author.
Acknowledgments.
Safety and Security.
1: Unofficial Wisdom: A Review of Occupational Health and Safety.
2: Our Vision of Things: Basic Eye Care for Librarians.
3: Stress? Settle for Less.
4: The Elvis Biography has Just Left the Building, and Nobody Checked it Out: A Primer on Library Theft.
5: The Data Backup Process: An Overview for Saboteurs.
6: What's a Little Larceny Between Friends? Confessions of an Info-Thief.
7: Clearing the Air: Improving Indoor Air Quality in Libraries.
8: Downsizing the Binder: Effective Security Planning for Libraries.
9: Risks, Rules, and Enforcement: Enhancing Child Safety in the Library.
10: Shelving and Safety: An Overview.
11: “It's Not Just the Books!” Wheelchair Patrons Speak Out.
12: Beyond Band-Aid Solutions: Dealing with Medical Emergencies in Your Library.
13: Not for the Squeamish: The Dirty Truth About Your Library.
14: Senior Security: Keeping the Elderly Safe.
15: Stealing from Library Patrons: A Helpful Introduction.
16: Into Every Professional Life, A Little Moon Will Shine: Dealing With Sub-Problem Patrons.
17: Wise to the Forger's Tricks: Detecting Bogus Signatures and Inscriptions in Collectable Books.
18: Know Thy Vendor: Getting the Best in Off-Site Records Storage.
19: Healthy Snacks, Safe Stacks: How One Library Enhanced its Security.
Disaster Planning.
20: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: A Disaster Planner's Experience.
21: People, Paper, Data: Disaster Planning for Libraries.
22: Investigating Risk: Assessing and Analyzing Trouble Before it Strikes.
23: A Van and a Plan: How Consortium Offices Can Contribute to Disaster Recovery.
24: Lights Out! Dealing with Power Outages in Your Library.
25: Water Finds a Way: Dealing with Leaks and Floods in Your Library.
26: Postponing Alexandria: Dealing with Catastrophes and Disasters in Your Library.
27: Pandemic Perspective: How an Outbreak Could Affect Libraries.
28: Disaster? No Plan? What a Library Director Should Do.
29: Out! A Guide to Emergency Evacuations.
30: Flood Protection: Avoiding the Wrong Mix.
31: Surviving by Committee.
32: Emergency Management Training for Your Library: The Joys of Tabletopping.
33: Gimme Shelter: Extreme Weather and Your Library.
Miscellaneous Contributions.
34: Bookstore Disasters: Surviving the Worst.
35: A Word from a Pro: Protecting Your Store Against Book Thieves.
36: Sabotage for Beginners: Destroying Vital Records.
37: Success without College: How Cheaters Prosper Using Fraudulent Credentials.
38: Social Engineers and Their Victims: Making the Wrong Contact.
39: State of the Art: Risks to Valuable Artworks and Their Owners.
40: Post-Traumatic Stress: Finding a Way to Heal.
Index.