ACRL announces the publication of Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Libraries, the first book to specifically address security of special collections in academic libraries. Compiled and edited by Everett C. Wilkie Jr., the work covers topics integral to the security process, including background checks, reading room and general building design, technical processing, characteristics and methods of thieves, materials recovery after a theft, and security systems.
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