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Reducing book theft at university libraries

By Daren Mansfield

Abstract

After the local press reported how a student stole books from the University Library and sold them on the online marketplace, eBay, it became clear that hardly any research had been undertaken into book theft at university libraries. This article puts forward some valuable recommendations that could be practically implemented, mindful of the dilemma of the juxtaposed needs of social inclusion and stock security

Topics: P121 Library studies
Publisher: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lincoln.ac.uk:1883

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