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A primer on library theft
A fictional thief reveals ways to steal books and other materials from libraries. Capture and conviction of library thieves is rare. Preventative measures include Tattle-Tape, cautionary signage, verbal warnings, and patrols.
Every year, libraries lose increasing amounts of valuable books and other materials to thieves. Here’s an overview of theft techniques and the ways that you can reduce losses throughout your system.
You and the circ desk staff were chatting with patrons or working at terminals as I sauntered through ...