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Guide to security considerations and practices for rare book, manuscript, and special collection libraries / compiled & edited by Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011.
Physical Description:
xv, 364 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Reference Library
Z679.6 G85 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: Please contact the Reference Library to schedule an appointment [Email ycba.reference@yale.edu]

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Archives -- Security measures -- United States.
Book thefts -- Prevention.
Libraries -- Security measures -- United States.
Libraries -- Special collections.
Rare book libraries -- Security measures -- United States.
Wilkie, Everett C.

  • Why security? / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • General considerations / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Background checks / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr. with Margaret Tufts Tenney
  • General building considerations / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Reading room design for security / Jeffrey D. Marshall
  • Access control systems / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Burglar alarm systems / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Closed circuit television systems / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Special circumstances / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Security guards / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Special collections reading rooms / Alvan Bregman and Margaret Tufts Tenney
  • Audit trails / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Security and technical processing / Elaine Shiner
  • Marking rare book and manuscript materials / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Weighing materials in rare book and manuscript libraries to prevent theft / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Thieves : who and why / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Legerdemain : how did they do that? / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Dealing with a theft : before and during / Everett C. Wilkie, Jr.
  • Bringing it all back home : recovery of stolen special collections material / Richard W. Orma and Ann Hartley
  • Appendix I. Blumberg survey / Susan M. Allen, Nicole Davis, Kelly Jensen, and Laurel Rozema
  • Appendix II. Who's who / Daniel J. Slive
  • Appendix III. Guidelines. ACRL guidelines regarding security and theft in special collections ; ACRL guidelines on the selection of general collection material for transfer to special collections ; MAGERT map collection security guidelines.