Security Systems in University Libraries: A Survey Report

Abstract

Author(s): Bhukya Kishan, A. S. Chakravarthy

This study examines traditional library security systems being adopted in the university libraries in Hyderabad. The library security system includes Traditional security system being practiced in university libraries to avoid collection theft, mutilation, building security, emergency and disaster preparedness in order to provide effective services to its community. A survey was conducted among thirteen university libraries in Hyderabad and found the different traditional security systems being adopted to defend the library security threats. This paper overviews about different types of traditional security systems used in libraries and the status of the security systems in the university libraries. 

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