More Resources
 

We’ve printed a “complete” list of publications by Steve Keller below. Since he keeps adding to this list it may be a work in progress. If--after doing some honest research and visiting the sites recommended above--you can’t find the articles you are looking for, give us a call. We may have it somewhere but this is far from a sure thing. As a minimum, tell us what you are trying to discover or learn about and maybe just a phone conversation will get you the answers you need. We’ll be glad to help if we can.


Here is the list as it currently stands:


Books


  1. 1. Horizon Institute’s “Museum Security Department Policy Manual”  2006 by Steve Keller (Available digitally from Architect’s Security Group, Inc.). There is a cost involved for this.


  1. 2. “Interpreting the Suggested Guidelines for Museum Security”, Horizon Institute by Steve Keller. (Out of Print) But if you have questions on the interpretation of the Guidelines, please ask. Steve is the primary author and is glad to help.  The Guidelines are available from ASIS International. Google them or get them from our “Articles an Downloads” site. They are free.


Contributions to Books Edited by Others

1.  “Common Security Mistakes Made At Museums and Other Cultural Institutions” copyright 1988 by Horizon Institute reprinted in “Museum Security and Protection: A Handbook for Cultural Heritage Institutions” by Dave Liston.

2.  “The Museum Guard Pocket Manual” copyright 1983 by Steve Keller and assigned to Butterworths. Published and printed as a chapter in “Museum, Archive and Library Security” by Lawrence Fennelly.

3.  “Security Systems” by Steve Keller 1995 published as a chapter in the book “Storage of Natural History Collections: A Preventive Conservation Approach” by Carolyn Rose, et al, editor.

4.  “Technology: Unlocking the Future for Security Practitioners” by Steve Keller 1991 printed as a chapter in “Suggested Preparation for Careers in Security/Loss Prevention” by John Chuvala.

5.  “Protecting Corporate Art” by Steve Keller printed as a chapter in “Security Business Practices Reference” published by ASIS in 2001. (This may be available on the “Articles and Downloads” site.


Published Articles and Professional Papers

1. “Improving Contracts with Security Vendors” copyright 1995 published in “The Protection Officer”. 

2.  “Tricks of the Trade” copyright jointly by Steve Keller and John Chuvala, 1992 published in “Security Management Magazine”.

3.  “Viewpoint: How Much Security is Enough” copyright 1994 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”. Reprinted in “Tactics That Work: An Overview of Security Management”.

4.  “So You Want To Be A Consultant” copyright 1991 by Steve Keller published by “Security Management Magazine”. (cover article)

5.  “Security Training Worth Preserving” copyright 1996 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”.

6.  “Orchestrating a Security Medley” copyright 2002 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”. (Deals with security for concert halls).

7.  “Cross Training Isn’t Just for Sports” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”.

8.  “The Security Consultant’s Role in Helping You Select, Purchase, and Install an Access Control System” copyright 1998 Steve Keller professional paper National Conference on Cultural Property Protection

9.  “Card Access” copyright 1994 Steve Keller. Professional paper “Horizon Institute Annual Training Seminar”

10.  “The Most Common Security Mistakes Most Architects Make” copyright 1988 Steve Keller Professional paper “Horizon Institute Annual Training Seminar”

11.  “The Most Common Security Mistakes Most Clients Make” copyright 1988 Steve Keller Professional paper “Horizon Institute Annual Training Seminar”

12.  “The Architect’s Prized Building May be Security’s Nightmare” copyright Steve Keller 1994, Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. (Available elsewhere on this website).

13.  “Using Landscape to Further Security” by Steve Keller 1994, Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. (Available elsewhere on this website)

14.  “Reading Blueprints” by Steve Keller copyright 1994, Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. The article is not available but the video DVD with printed material is. See elsewhere on this website.

15.  “Make the Most of Your Short List Presentations” copyright  Steve Keller 1994 Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. (Appropriate for architects. Not useful to general clients).

16.  “Museum Security:  The Art of Alarms” copyright 1994 Steve Keller. This was printed in a publication outside the security field and we currently do not have that information. We may have the article if you really need it.

17.  “Consultant Lite:  Let the Buyer Beware When Buying Discount Consulting Services” copyright 1994 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

18.  “Clearing Up Cloudy Skies” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller published by “Security Management Magazine”. Also printed in “Security and Safety: Issues and Ideas for Shopping Center Professionals” by the International Council on Shopping Centers. (cover article for Security Management). Available elsewhere on this website.

19.  “Museum Consultants” copyright 1994 by Steve Keller, Professional paper presented at the American Association of Museums annual meetings.

20.  “Securing Historic Houses and Museums” copyright 1990 by Steve Keller published as “Security America’s Heritage” in “Security Management Magazine”. Cover article for Security Management.  Available elsewhere on this website.

21.  “Securing the Corporate Child Care Facility” copyright 1994 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management”. This article may be a little out of date with regard to the CCTV recommendations but it was the first articles published in any professional paper on this subject and is still useful. If you are using this regarding your day care center, call us.

22.  “Protecting the Corporate Art Collection” copyright 1981 by Steve Keller published in Security Management Magazine”.

23.  “Ethical Considerations for Expert Witnesses” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller presented as a professional paper at a seminar for the American Society for Industrial Security.

24.  “Security in Concert Halls” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller published by “Security Management Magazine”.

25.  “The Use of Hypnosis in the Modern Security Operation” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller presented as a professional paper at a seminar for the American Society for Industrial Security.

26.  “A Dozen Things You Can Do To Improve Your Security Program” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

27.  “Most Museum Security Managers Lack the Basic Skills to be Completely Effective: Do You?” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller. .  Professional paper presented at the Horizon Institute’s annual seminars.

28.  Making Large Ticket Purchases” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller. Presented as a professional paper at the American Society for Industrial Security annual seminars.

29.  “Museum Crowd Control” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller presented as a professional paper at the American Association of Museums annual meetings.

30.  “Dealing With Disorderly Persons” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller presented as a professional paper at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

31.  “Museum Guards and Public Relations” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

32.  “A Plan for Achieving Internal Security” copyright 1986 by SRK also published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

33.  “Making Good Exceptions To Rules” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

34.  “Protecting Uncle John’s Rembrandt” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the annual seminar for Horizon Institute.

35.  “Current Quandries of Museum Professionals” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the American Association of Museums annual meetings. This was also published in an AAM publications we have been told, but we can’t find it.

36.  “Rules of Decorum Govern Visitor Deportment in Your Museum” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

37.  “Some Important Steps In Using Security People As Tools To Enhance Your Security Program” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Horizon Institute annual meeting.

38.  “Taking Advantage of Events” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller. Published on the Articles and Resources” section of the Steve Keller and Associates website.

39.  “The Picasso is Missing” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller. Published on the Articles and Resources” section of the Steve Keller and Associates website.

40.  “Treasures at Risk: Museum Security At Home and Abroad” copyright 1994 by SRK published in “Essecome International Magazine” 1994.

41.  “Understanding Risk” copyright 1999 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

42.  “Technology: Unlocking The Future for Security Managers” copyright 1998 by Steve Keller presented at the Annual Seminars for the American Association of Museums.

43.  “What Constitutes a Security Program in a Cultural Property?” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller. Use as the basis for video training by Horizon Institute.

44.  “Transporting Works of Art” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

45.  “Security Requirements and Current Technologies for Collection Storage” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller for internal publication of the American Association of Museums. This is outdated. If you are researching this topic, call us.

46.  “The Art of Couriership” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection. This is a similar article to “Transporting Works of Art” directed to a slightly different audience. If you have one, you won’t need the other.

47.  “How To Put Pizzazz in Your Training and Other Security Programs” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

48.  “Adult Training: Things You Should Know” copyright 1988 by SRK

49.  “Programmed Training” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

50.  “Security Training: Why We Have Failed”. Copyright 1989 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

51.  “Training The Security Officer: A Museum’s Special Needs” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller.  Professional paper presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Conference on Cultural Property Protection.

52.  “Securing Works of Art” copyright 1989 by Steve Keller published in “The Construction Specifier Magazine”.

53.  “Designing For Security” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller published in “Building Design and Construction Magazine.”

54 “Here’s Looking At You, Kid” copyright 1997 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”. Article deals with protecting the corporate day care center and is a departure from the cultural property articles for which the author is best known. Tis is a modification of the above child care article.

55.”Viewpoint:  Are Consultants Making Unwise Concessions” copyright 1997 by Steve Keller published in Security Management Magazine.

56.  “Natural Security” copyright 1991 by SRK published in “The Construction Specifier” magazine.

57.  “Security Traps and How To Avoid Them” copyright 1988 by Steve Keller published in “Boardroom Reports”.

58.  “To Stop A Thief” copyright 1993 by Steve Keller published in “The Construction Specifier” Magazine.

59.  “Framing an Alarm Design” copyright 2000 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management Magazine”.

60.  “Viewpoint:  Is Security Data Too Accessible?” copyright 2002 by Steve Keller published in “Security Management” magazine.

61.  “Taking Steps Toward Better Museum Security” copyright 1985 by Steve Keller published in “Curator” magazine.

62.  “Framing Security for the Future” copyright by Steve Keller 1993 published by “Security Management” magazine

63.  “Security for Art’s Sake” copyright by Steve Keller 1985 published by “International Security Review”.

64.  Protecting Corporate and Public Art Collections” copyright 1986 by Steve Keller published in “Leaders” Magazine.

65.  “The Museum Security Planning Process” copyright 1997 by Steve Keller published by “Security Technology and Design Magazine”.

66.  “Surveying Your Museum for Compliance with the Security Guidelines” copyright 1990 by Steve Keller and published in the proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference

67.  “Business 101:  Applying Business Management Principles to the Museum Security Operation.” Copyright 1993 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

68.  “Selling Your Boss on Good Security” copyright 1985 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

68.  “Planning and Budgeting for Major Shows” copyright 1984 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

69.  “How To Win The Respect of Your Boss” copyright 1991 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

70.  “Things Your Museum Director Asks Your Security Consultant About You” copyright 1998 by Steve Keller published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

71. “Assessing Risk” copyright 1990 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference. This is out of date. The theory of risk assessment has changed somewhat since this was written. Call if you are researching this topic.

72.  “Museum Security in the 21st Century: emerging trends and Technology Affecting Us All.” Copyright 1996 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

  1. 73. “Security Standards—An Update” copyright 1997 by Steve Keller and published in the Proceedings of the Smithsonian National Conference.

We also have some original White Papers that we never really “published” except on our two websites, mostly on technical issues. Be sure to check them out especially if you are interested in CCTV or computer security topics.


Videos (Written and Produced)

1.  “How To Be A Successful Security Consultant” copyright 1992 by Horizon Institute, Inc. Written and narrated by Steve Keller for Horizon Institute. (Out of Print)

2.  “Common Sense Supervision” video based on the book by the same name by Roger Fulton. Copyright to the book is held by Dr. Fulton and is not owned by Steve Keller. Copyright for the video is held by Horizon Institute. (Out of Print)

3.  “The Horizon Institute Basic Museum Security Officer Training Program” and variations thereof consisting of various video components including “Access Control”,  “Parcel Control”, Public Relations and Security”, “Calling Emergency Services”, “Welcome and Introduction”, “Introduction to Museum Security”, “ Authority and Jurisdiction”, “Training Adult Security Officers”, “Fire Prevention and Protection”, “Work Rules and Orders”,  “Posts and Patrols”, “On Job Training Instructor’s Module”, “How To Walk Test Your Burglar Alarm system”,  and the Instructor’s Guide and materials that accompany the program. All written and narrated by Steve Keller.  (Available)

4.  “Nine Principles of Successful Protection Management” written and narrated by Steve Keller

5.  “Making Good Decisions: An Essential Management Tool” written and narrated by Steve Keller

6.  “Twenty Sure Fire Things That Will Lead To the Failure of Your Security Program” written and narrated by Steve Keller.

7.  “A Dozen Things You Can Do Now For Little Or No Money To Improve Your Security Program” written and narrated by Steve Keller

8.  “Fifteen Ways To Win The Respect of Your Boss” written and narrated by Steve Keller

9.  “Total Quality Management” with Dennis Dalton and Steve Keller. Written and narrated by Steve Keller.

10.  “Cost Reduction Strategies” with Dennis Dalton Dalton and Steve Keller. Written and narrated by Steve Keller.

11.  “Are You Only Doing Half the Job?” with Dennis Dalton Dalton and Steve Keller. Written and narrated by Steve Keller.

12.  “Making The Transition: A Career in Security Management” with Dennis Dalton Dalton and Steve Keller. Written and narrated by Steve Keller.

13.  “Selling Yourself and Your Security Program” written and narrated by Steve Keller.

14.  “Fifteen Strategies for Building a World Class Security Operation” written and narrated by Steve Keller

15.  “Training Adult Security Officers” with John Chuvala. Written and narrated by Steve Keller.

16.  “The Most Common Security Mistakes Most Clients Make” written and narrated by Steve Keller.

17.  “How To Read Blueprints” with Mike Johnson and Steve Keller.  Written and narrated by Steve Keller. (Available from us or Heathkit).

18.  “Museum Security:  The Guard’s Role” Written and Produced by Steve Keller for the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Endowment for the Arts 1982.  Winner Presidents Award of Merit, ASIS International for best training video. (Available)



It is our intention to someday have links to all of these articles but for now this is the best we can do. If you find errors in this page or discover links to our papers where no current link is provided, let us know so we can add the link here.