Safety and Security--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Dragnet? No, Internet! Campus Security on the Web. Examines college campus security's use of an Internet Web page to better inform its students and enhance campus law enforcement. The University of Richmond's security Web site is provided... 10/31/1998
Driving Force. Discusses campus parking assessment and planning to meet the increasing demands of colleges and universities while controlling costs and reducing student and staff discontent. Advice for expanding... 07/31/1998
Duquesne Stands Strong After Campus Shooting. Describes this institution's response to a shooting by visiting teenagers, including effective communications and a review of campus safety measures. Additional crowd control for events, as well... 01/31/2007
Earthquake Preparedness 101: Guidelines for Colleges and Universities. Detailed information on earthquake preparedness, earthquake response, and post-disaster recovery, written for university and college emergency managers. 10/31/2000
Educational Facilities Disaster and Crisis Management Guidebook. [Florida] Provides direction for disaster preparedness planning and management in a variety of disasters affecting school districts and community colleges. The book is intended for facility managers, and is... 01/01/2007
Electronic Security is a Team Effort at Brigham Young University. Discusses how Brigham Young University used the team approach to successfully control its student card access system. Examine the components of the card identification system used, the development of... 01/31/1999
Elements of Campus Security Design Guidelines. Presents a summary of principle security-related issues that should be addressed in a campus design manual. The document details each category of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED... 07/24/2005
Emergency Lighting Technology Evolves To Save Lives. Explores the benefits of including high-brightness light-emitting diode lighting systems (LEDs) for emergency use. Examines the use of LED lighting systems in residence halls. Also highlights LED... 03/31/2001
Emergency Power: The ABCs of UPS. Describes three types of passive standby uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and advises on selection, proper sizing, and maintenance of UPS units. 03/31/2008
Emerging Technology for School Security An up-and-coming technology enables smartphones to open access-controlled doors, do laundry, buy lunch and much more. 06/30/2012
Emerging Trends: Technology Can Address Evolving Security Needs on Campus. Discusses emerging educational security technology, including advances in intelligent video analytics, mass notification systems, and building perimeter control. 12/31/2008
Enemy at the Gates. Discusses increased security at collegiate sporting events, citing steps taken by specific universities, security programs that have earned national recognition, and cost-effective interventions... 04/30/2006
Evaluating Your Campus Mail Center Security. Describes five strategies to consider when evaluating the security of a campus mail center: mail center efficiency, electronic tracking, identifying dangerous mail, training, and continuity planning. 04/30/2003
Expect the Best, Plan for the Worst. Makes some observations on college and university disaster planning as these schools attempt to prepare for the possibility of campus terrorism following the attacks of September 11. Several... 12/31/2001
Eye on You. Advises on video surveillance for schools, discussing matching of equipment to the need, legal considerations of surveillance, resolution, frame rate, effective and immediate use of information that... 09/30/2008
Facilitating Fire Safety. Reviews the role that facilities staff play in fire safety, including keeping mechanical spaces clear, maintaining egress lighting and fire suppression systems, testing alarms, and promoting fire-... 04/30/2006
Fire Safety 101: A Factsheet for Colleges and Universities Tips to help reduce and prevent the loss of life and property in dormitory and university housing fires. 02/28/2006
Fire Safety for College Students Information from FEMA's U.S. Fire Administration on campus fire safety. The site includes publications and links of interest.
Five Critical Door Closer Solutions. Discusses five critical issues when considering door closers: durability, ADA accessibility, safety, security, and design. 08/31/2008
Five Steps to Successful Security Upgrades. Describes a coordinated approach to campus security upgrades, with a multi-disciplinary group in charge of changes, careful budgeting, thorough training of students and staff on new security... 08/31/2008
Five Tips for Writing Effective RFPs. Advises on writing a request for proposal (RFP) for campus electronic security. Hiring a consultant, limiting the number of bidders by pre-qualifying, weighing input from manufacturers, and... 08/31/2008
Foundation for the Advancement of Life Safety and Security (Doors and Hardware) The foundation's mission is to create a safer built environment by informing interested parties, through research, education and communication, the important role that the architectural opening...
Gas Pains. Discusses ways campus administrators are cutting down on gasoline expenses, including not warming up vehicles and limiting idling time, limiting take-home car use, replacement of cars with bicycles... 08/31/2008
Getting Started on Your Environmental and Safety Programs. Examines safety and environmental compliance issues surrounding higher education facilities management. Using performance standards is argued to be the best approach to staying in compliance, and... 12/31/1999
Getting Video to Play Nicely on the Network. Discusses management techniques for digital security video to prevent overwhelming a network. Content analytics and convergence are emphasized as ways to reduce the bandwidth needed to collect and... 02/29/2008