Tuesday, April 04, 2023

New Albrecht Blog Post on Library 2.0 - "Writing a Useful Security Incident Report: A Template for Library Security Officers and Library Staff"

We've just posted a new blog post by Dr. Albrecht in our "Library Service, Safety, & Security" section of Library 2.0"Writing a Useful Security Incident Report: A Template for Library Security Officers and Library Staff."
Security Incident Reports (SIRs) have legal, historical, evidential, and statistical importance. They help Library Directors and/or library security managers or the site supervisors for contract security officers to prove or disprove what happened at a specific time and place. They make it easier for library leaders to make policy decisions, operational changes, enhance staffing, hiring, protection, and service to the organization, staff, patrons, and the community. This post covers how to write them with clarity, completeness, and skill...
You can read the full post here

Dr. Albrecht's twice-monthly Library 2.0 podcast and blog posts are available for free, as are: access to 48,000 other library professionals, our regular mini-conferences, and all the conference recordings. We also offer a series of Dr. Albrecht paid webinars and recordings which are available for individual or group viewing here.


    Since 2000, Dr. Steve Albrecht has trained thousands of library employees in 25+ states, live and online, in service, safety, and security. His programs are fast, entertaining, and provide tools that can be put to use immediately in the library workspace with all types of patrons. 

    In 2015, the ALA published his book, Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities.

    His new book, The Safe Library: Keeping Users, Staff, and Collections Secure, is published by Rowman & Littlefield.

    Steve holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Security Management, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He is board-certified in HR, security management, employee coaching, and threat assessment.

    He has written 25 books on business, security, and leadership topics. He lives in Springfield, Missouri, with six dogs and two cats.

    His professional webite is at http://drstevealbrecht.com.


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