May 22, 2022

Journal Article: “Stacks after Dark: What Happens in the Library After the Boss Leaves”

The following peer reviewed article appears in the latest issue of Library Leadership & Management published by the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA.


Stacks after Dark: What Happens in the Library After the Boss Leaves


Kathy A. Parsons
Iowa State University


Library Leadership & Management
Vol 30, No 2


A longitudinal study of a large Midwestern academic library’s incidents reports from 2000-2011. The data presented represent incidents the building proctors handled during hours in which permanent staff are not normally present or at a greatly reduced coverage. This article will describe the types, locations, and frequencies of incident reports.

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