Museum, Archive, and Library Security - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780409950588, 9781483221038

Museum, Archive, and Library Security

1st Edition

Authors: Lawrence J. Fennelly
eBook ISBN: 9781483221038
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st December 1982
Page Count: 906
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Museum, Archive, and Library Security provides an introduction to the security programs of museums and other park facilities. This book discusses the mechanism that provides for the protection of information, collections, equipment, personnel, and physical facilities of museums.

Organized into seven parts encompassing 30 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the security programs of the National Park Service. This text then examines the quality of security personnel and its proper training, as well as its most efficient utilization and allocation. Other chapters consider the standard instruction in how to implement new security procedures by staff members. This book discusses as well the significance of good security for the protection of fine arts of any nature. The final chapter deals with global concern on the prevention, protection, import, or export of cultural property.

This book is a valuable resource for security directors, archivists, curators, maintenance personnel, historic preservation specialists, and librarians.

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments

I. Introduction

1. Introduction to Museum Security

2. The Many Facets of a Museum Security Director’s Job

II. Risk Management

3. The Insurance of Objects of Art

4. Insuring Works of Art

Appendix 4.1 Fine Arts Insurance

III. Managing Museum Security

5. Museum and Gallery Security Management Techniques

6. Common Sense Security for Museum Libraries

7. Fundamentals of Public Relations Communications

8. Crisis Public Relations Communication

IV. Fire Prevention and Emergency Planning

9. Building Security and Fire Safety

10. Fire Protection Systems and Fire Prevention Techniques

Appendix 10.1 Fire Training Program

11. Museum Disaster Planning

Appendix 11.1 Emergency Procedures for Libraries

Appendix 11.2 Salvage of Water-Damaged Library Material

V. Security Methods for Museums, Art Facilities, and Libraries

12. Security Theory for a Large Museum

13. Intrusion Detection Systems for Residences, Libraries, Small Museums, and Art Galleries

Appendix 13.1 Specifications for a Fully-Zoned Ultrasonic Intrusion Alarm System

Appendix 13.2 Application Guidelines for Exterior Intrusion Detectors

Appendix 13.3 Application Guidelines for Interior Intrusion Detectors

Appendix 13.4 Terms and Definitions for Intrustion Alarm Systems

14. Designing Security Alarm Systems for Libraries, Museums, and Art Facilities

15. Standards for the Design, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance of Interior Intrustion Detection/Alarm Systems

16. Museum Television Security

Appendix 16.1 Glossary of CCTV Terms and References</B


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