Documentatie: Conservation, Conservation

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Bookbindings

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Pearson, David, John Mumford, and Alison Walker. Bookbindings. Preservation Advisory Centre, 2010.

Developing expertise in recognising and dating bindings is largely a matter of experience, of looking and handling, and many people with responsibility for historic book collections will readily admit that bindings is an area in which they feel they would like to have more detailed knowledge. The key message is that all bindings, however...

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Conservation risk assessment: A strategy for managing resources for preventive conservation

Waller, Robert. "Conservation risk assessment: A strategy for managing resources for preventive conservation." In Preprints of the Congress of Preventive Conservation: Practice, Theory and Research, Ottawa, 12-16. London: Int. Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1994.

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Preservation Advisory Centre

The Preservation Advisory Centre supports the preservation of library and archive collections of all types through the provision of preservation management tools, training and information services.

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Conservation OnLine

CoOL, an online resource operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials. It is a growing online resource for conservators, collection care...

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Sustainability in conservation practice

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de Silva, Megan, and Jane Henderson. "Sustainability in conservation practice." Journal of the Institute of Conservation 34, no. 1 (2011): 5-15.

Recently there has been an increased awareness amongst conservators of a need for environmental sustainability and progress has been made towards this goal. Many institutions use carbon footprint as a measure of carbon emissions and a means to define and maintain their environmental impact. This article identifies a number of simple immediate...

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Cold storage seminar rapport

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Cold storage seminar rapport. British Library/Preservation Advisory Centre, 2011.

Cold storage is used to slow down the rate of deterioration of rapidly degrading materials, especially film-based materials found in audiovisual and photographic collections. This seminar looked at the science behind cold storage and its use by the British Library.

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Mass Deacidification. An Update of Possibilities and Limitations

Porck, Henk. Mass Deacidification. An Update of Possibilities and Limitations. Amsterdam: European Commission on Preservation and Access, 1996.

This report is the result of a desk research project aiming to provide an update of the possibilities and limitations of currently available mass deacidification methods. It focuses on the major developments in research and application of the main operational systems. The Introduction outlines the aims and design of the present study, developed...

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