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Strategies for Combating Book Theft and Vandalism in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri

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ABSTRACT

For the purpose of the study, it is assumed that library users exist in the academic libraries studies. These users cause damage to library materials. The study covers the various means and devices to safeguard library materials from being vandalized by obnoxious and antisocial library users. In order to portray the relevance or importance of the research questions, the research have Six (6) research questions which was raised in line with the six (6) objectives. The literature review was reviewed based on the objectives of the study. Data was collected through questionnaires, and simple frequency distribution in table and simple percentages were used to analyzed that data and the result reveals that. It was realized that vandalism and book theft are the most serious problems in the library while physical or personnel security is used in Ramat Library rather than electronic security systems because it is more economical. The study finds that the library under study which is Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri. have the same vandal problems and use almost the same measure or strategy to combat it but that notwithstanding; there are some loopholes in the libraries. Some suggestions and recommendations are therefore made to improve the security arrangements in   Ramat library.  



 







TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page - - - - - - - - - i

Certification - - - - - - - - ii

Dedication - - - - - - - - - iii

Acknowledgement - - - - - - - iv

Abstract - - - - - - - - - v

Table of Contents - - - - - - - vi

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction - - - - - - - - 1

1.1 Background of the Study - - - - - - 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem - - - - - - 11

1.3 Objectives of the Study - - - - - - 15

1.4 Research Question - - - - - - - 16

1.5 Significance of the Study - - - - - - 16

1.6 Scope of the Study - - - - - - - 17

1.7 Operational Definition of Terms - - - - - 18

Reference - - - - - - - - - - 19

CHAPTER TWO:  LITERATURE REVIEW

2.0   Introduction- - - - - - - - -      - 23

2.1    Collection Security Management in Academic Libraries. -     - 23   

2.2     Nature of Book Thefts and Mutilation in Academic Libraries. - -   30

   Causes of Book Thefts and Mutilation in Academic Libraries. -  -    34

2.4    Devices for Book Theft and Mutilation in the Libraries. -   -          41  

2.5   Security Measures management that help to prevent Theft and Mutilation of Library Materials. - - - - - -          43  

    Security Policy and Strategies. - - - - -           62

2.7      Implications of Library Crime- - - - - -           64

Reference - - - - -- - - - - - 68




CHAPTER THREE

3.0 Research Methodology - - - - - - - 75

3.1 Research Design - - - - - - - - 75

3.2 Population and Sample - - - - - - 76

3.3 Research Instrument - - - - - - - 77

3.4 Procedures for Data Collection - - - - - 77

3.5 Method of Data Analysis - - - - - - 78

Reference - - - - - - - - 79

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 Introduction - - - - - - - - 80

4.1 Response Rate - - - - - - - - 80

4.1.1 Data Analysis - - - - - - - - 81

4.2 Summary of Findings - - - - - - - 95

Reference - - - - - - - - - -        102

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations - - -         103

5.1 Summary - - - - - - - - -         103

5.2 Conclusion - - - - - - - -         104

  • 5.3 Recommendations - - - - - - -         106
Strategies for Combating Book Theft and Vandalism in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri

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    Price ₦3,000 ($9)
    No of Pages 104 Pages
    Format Microsoft Word

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