Sir Shuping is just sir
How do you handle computer parts going missing (keyboards, mice, ethernet cables) etc at your library?
Cable locks? - Peter Murray
we had some at one point, but they didn't do anything for keeping cables locked down...are there ones out there that can do that well? - Sir Shuping is just sir
If you create a loop on the cable you can run the cable-lock cable through. In order to get the item, they'd have to cut the cable. Hang on a second -- it is easier to explain with pictures. - Peter Murray
I gotcha...that makes sense. thanks! - Sir Shuping is just sir
We get a call, e-mail, walk-in, or helpdesk request about it. We then run out and deliver what's missing as soon as possible. - Julian
multiple zip-ties are an effective deterrent to the grab-n-go attempts ... FPOW had a CDROM drive and a hard drive in separate machines go missing the same night. There is no 100% effective solution, merely increasing levels of effort required - Aaron the Librarian
Take a look at this: -- it was easier to explain with pictures than with words. - Peter Murray
thanks Peter! appreciate the post - Sir Shuping is just sir
I second the cable locks. That's what we had to do... and we zip tied the tower also since memory sticks were disappearing as well. *sigh - Becca