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Teen Sets Fire in Oak Park Library Restroom, Building Closed One Day

Teen Sets Fire in Oak Park Library Restroom, Building Closed One Day | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Teen Sets Fire in Oak Park Library Restroom, Building Closed One Day (Crystal A Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2017) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Library is closed t
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Temple student, 24, dies after he was found unresponsive in library

Temple student, 24, dies after he was found unresponsive in library | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
A Temple University student who was found unresponsive in a school library on Monday died later that day, the university said announced in a statement of sympathy on Wednesday.
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Humboldt County Library: Hub for homeless activity?

Humboldt County Library: Hub for homeless activity? | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Officer Cory Crnich with the Eureka Police Department patrols the Humboldt County Library a few times a day. He said most of the calls he receives for that area are complaints o
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Humboldt County Library: Hub for homeless activity?

Humboldt County Library: Hub for homeless activity? | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Officer Cory Crnich with the Eureka Police Department patrols the Humboldt County Library a few times a day. He said most of the calls he receives for that area are complaints o
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Temple Student Found Unresponsive in Library Dies

Temple Student Found Unresponsive in Library Dies | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
As Temple mourns the death of a marketing major who died after being found in the library, investigators are searching for his cause of death.
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Austin Public Library says more security needed

Austin Public Library says more security needed | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
KXAN learned more about the recent training librarians have gone through and efforts to increase overall security at all 20 branches.
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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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Penn. Library Stocks up on Naloxone | EMS World

Penn. Library Stocks up on Naloxone | EMS World | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Staff members of all 19 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations have been trained in administering Naloxone in response to the growing number of opioid overdoses in the region.
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The lessons beyond the books at the downtown library

The lessons beyond the books at the downtown library | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Some people come to read. Some people come here to try to sleep. Some people come to find help or to take classes.
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Drunk man arrested at library: University Heights police blotter

Drunk man arrested at library: University Heights police blotter | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
This week's University Heights police blotter includes an item in which police picked up a drunk man who was at the city's library. The man, 54, was charged with disorderly conduct and turned over to his mother.
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New Orleans public library staff learn to administer naloxone

New Orleans public library staff learn to administer naloxone | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
The New Orleans Health Department trained public library staff to administer the overdose-reversing drug.
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Police seeking suspect after Austin Central Library vandalized

Police seeking suspect after Austin Central Library vandalized | Library Safety and Security | Scoop.it
Austin police are seeking a man they say is a suspect in an incident in which spray painte
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Chico Public Library closed following break-in | WCMessenger.com

Chico Public Library closed following break-in | WCMessenger.com | 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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