FBI. “Art Crime Team.”

International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, “Stolen-Book.Org.”

Interpol. “Works of Art.”

Interpol. “Stolen works of art.”

Kunstpedia Foundation. “Stolen art register.”

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section Association of College and Research Libraries. “RBMS Security Committee.”

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section Association of College and Research Libraries. “Theft Report Updates.”


Wilkie, Everett C., Jr., compiler. Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Libraries. Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries, 2011.

Albrecht, Steve. Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities. Chicago: ALA, 2015.


Samuelson, Sare, and Coker. 2012. “Unusual Suspects: The Case of Insider Theft in Research Libraries and Special Collections.” College & Research Libraries 73, no. 6: 556-568. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson).

Professional Development / Education / Conferences

Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA) Postgraduate Certificate Program in the study of art crime and cultural heritage protections. This is an annual summer program. Click here for more information about the 2018 program.

The National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. Founded by the Smithsonian and hosted by various institutions over the past 30 years, the NCCPP “offers insight and proven solutions for new and seasoned professionals in the field of cultural property protection.” Click on the following link for more information: