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Museum Security Bibliography

NCJ Number
J E Hunter
Date Published
188 pages
This bibliography cites approximately 750 books; monographs; periodicals; Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., safety standards; National Fire Protection Association codes and standards; and U.S. Department of Justice standards.
Most citations date from the 1970's and 1980's, although several date from the 1950's and 1960's. The citations are organized into the following categories: access controls; alarm equipment and systems; archives and library security; cargo and transportation security; closed circuit television and film camera surveillance; communications; and computer, EDP, and data security. Additional topics covererd are guards, guarding, and private security insurance; internal theft and pilferage; legal aspects of security; locks, keys, and key control; museum, historic house, and archive security; physical and structural security; public relations and information aspects of security; and safety in the museum. Citations also encompass security lighting; security surveys and audits, security planning and design, security codes and standards, fire protection, fire codes and standards, emergency/disaster preparedness, bombings and terrorism, and civil disorder.


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