It's Priceless: The Art of Securing Museums and Libraries

Ritchey, Diane
September 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2010, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p80
Trade Publication
The article reports on the importance of museum and library security in the U.S. It discusses the goal of Tim Szczepanski, chief of protective services at the Toledo Museum of Art, and why it is difficult to secure the Allen County Public Library. It details how Arts and Exhibitions International LLC (AEI) secures the exhibition "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs" which examines the life and era of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh King Tutankhamun.


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