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Workplace Violence: Are You Prepared to Manage a Crisis Situation? – Library Worklife:

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Man arrested on assault charges in bloody attack at San Francisco Main Library

Man arrested on assault charges in bloody attack at San Francisco Main Library | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
A man was arrested in connection with a bloody assault Wednesday after he allegedly struck a library patron in the head with a chair. Clifton W.
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Six months after Sandy Hook shootings, schools seek secure redesigns

Six months after Sandy Hook shootings, schools seek secure redesigns | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
By Paul Caron, CNN

(CNN) -- When Alissa Parker first heard there was a shooting at her 6-year-old daughter’s school, she immediately thought of the building’s security weaknesses and wished she’d spoken up.
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Teen Killed Outside Library Identified

Teen Killed Outside Library Identified | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
CLEVELAND--  The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the teenager who was shot and killed behind the Eastman branch of the Cleveland Public Library. Police said the teen was wa...
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JFK library evacuated after explosion, fire; polie probe possible link to marathon blast - The Boston Globe

A fire and possible explosion Monday afternoon at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum prompted a full-scale investigation by local, state and federal authorities to determine whether the incidents were linked to the deadly Boston Marathon blasts.
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Is your library prepared to confront a scenario like this?  Libraries are "soft targets" and should not ignore the reality.

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No Guns in the Library: Curbing the Second Amendment in the Stacks | Editorial

No Guns in the Library: Curbing the Second Amendment in the Stacks | Editorial | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
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Arrest made after woman, child stabbed in Frankfort

Arrest made after woman, child stabbed in Frankfort | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
A Frankfort man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a woman and a child Friday.
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Library staff, patrons robbed at gunpoint

Library staff, patrons robbed at gunpoint | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
The normal quiet of a northwest Atlanta library was shattered last week when two gunmen came in and robbed the library staff and patrons.
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Gun Violence, Videogames, and Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

Gun Violence, Videogames, and Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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The coming era of ‘on-demand’ marketing | McKinsey & Company

Emerging technologies are poised to personalize the consumer experience radically—in real time and almost everywhere. It’s not too early to prepare. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Feedback: Letters to LJ, February 15, 2013 Issue

Feedback: Letters to LJ, February 15, 2013 Issue | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
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Certainly pro-gun by Donna Clark, Pub. Svcs. Dir., Lib. Resource Ctr., Odessa Coll., Tx


Guns, concealed or not by ary L. Griffiths, Dir.,
Advanced Force Tactics, Inc., Lewisville, Tx

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