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Security and crime prevention in libraries

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- Security measures -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Michael Chaney and Alan F. MacDougall.
      ContributionsChaney, Michael, 1949-, MacDougall, Alan.
      LC ClassificationsZ679.6 .S38 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 307 p. ;
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1722385M
      ISBN 101857420144
      LC Control Number92025849

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