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It's difficult to prevent people from stealing books due to financial and personnel shortages.


A librarian in tokyo. About 284,000 books worth more than 400 million yen went missing from public libraries in Tokyo and other major cities across the country in fiscal 2007. (Yomiuri Shimbun)

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Ban libraries

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Just put RF-id tags.

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Clearly it's difficult to prevent people from stealing books but isn't the root cause of the difficulty the motivation of the thieves, not the shortage of money or staff?

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