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Archive for February, 2013

iPad theft in the library

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Hello all,

As many of you know we realized yesterday afternoon that the iPad on the right hand side of the ring while facing the circulation desk has been stolen. The entire case, iPad, and security cable is missing. I have alerted Campus Security to this but needless to say it is disturbing and disappointing. We really need to be vigilant about observing our patrons and what they are up to and we need to be vigilant about searching peoples’ bags. There was a security strip on the iPad that should have set off the gate. The iPads are obviously very tempting so please make sure to be monitoring them closely on your shifts.


UPDATE: The iPad case by the MFA desk has been damaged in a theft attempt and is no longer secure. I have taken the iPad out of it for safe keeping and have moved the stand; however, we have a THIEF in the library! Please be extra vigilant about watching people and call security if anything seems suspicious! Better safe than sorry. Also, if you notice something is missing alert management immediately, do not assume someone on staff has moved it.


Reference Text Students Have Been Coming in for

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Hey folks.

Students have been inquiring about a required text they are calling Professional Trade Directory, but what they are looking for is the 2011 edition of National Trade and Professional Associations of the United States. It is in Reference, but since it has been so heavily requested, we are treating it as a course reserve by keeping it behind the desk, taking the student’s ID and doing a soft check out for one hour.