Security hardware and security system planning for museums / by Wayne Kelly.: NM95-55/19-1998E-PDF

Theft and vandalism of our cultural collections is escalating every year. This publication is intended to help managers of cultural institutions to better their preparations against the ever-increasing threat of theft and vandalism. Numerous, inexpensive methods of improving security protection and various types of currently available sensors and computerized alarm systems are illustrated and described. Various types of sensors and their placement within a standardized level of protection proposed for each area in a cultural facility are also recommended.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Canadian Heritage.
Canadian Conservation Institute.
Title Security hardware and security system planning for museums / by Wayne Kelly.
Series title Technical bulletin ; no. 19
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Planification des systèmes et de la quincaillerie de sécurité dans les musées.
The catalogue number (NM95-55/19-1998E) and ISBN (0-660-17257-7) and ISSN (0706-4152) for the print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Issued also in printed form.
Publishing information Ottawa : Canadian Conservation Institute, c1998.
Author / Contributor Kelly, Wayne.
Description 16 p. : fig., ill., tables.
Catalogue number
  • NM95-55/19-1998E-PDF
Subject terms Museum collections
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