Hi, Andy,

You might want to talk to someone at Advocate Library Network. Christ
Hospital is a member of C&SC. Both Lutheran General and Christ Hospital
both recently eliminated after-hours access due to theft.

Virginia Gale, Medical Librarian             Voice: 815-725-7133 x3530
Provena St. Joseph Medical Center            FAX: 815-725-9459
333 N. Madison St.                           [log in to unmask]
Joliet, IL  60435

On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Andy or Anne Paradise wrote:

> We have recently suffered a theft of a good portion of the most current
> textbooks in the library.  The library patrons are mostly medical students
> who do rotations here, and some Residents.  The patrons have access after
> hours via a code lock on the door.  My boss wonders if this policy is wise,
> and what other medical one person libraries policies are regarding access.
> Finally how does one get around the JCAHA requirement for 24 hour access?
> andy
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