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  • Integrated Pest Management for Collectionsby Peter Windsor; David Pinniger; Louise Bacon; Bob Child; Kerren Harris

    Historic England 2015; US$ 29.17

    Integrated pest management (IPM) is not a static approach but one that is constantly evolving. Mass international travel, climate change and other factors contribute to the spread of new pests, and the pests themselves are constantly seeking out weaknesses in our defences. An understanding of the threats pests pose to collections and the necessity... more...

  • Conservation Concernsby Konstanze Bachmann

    Smithsonian 2012; US$ 16.95

    Written in accessible, nontechnical language, this book's twenty-three essays provide invaluable conservation guidelines for a variety of materials and media. Focusing also on proper storage techniques and environmental control, contributors offer information on emergency planning, disaster management, and identifying damages that may require professional... more...

  • Safeguarding Cultural Propertiesby Stevan P. Layne

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95

    Safeguarding Cultural Properties is a step-by-step guide for creating and maintaining a comprehensive security program in any cultural facility or public institution. Author Stevan P. Layne, the leading expert in the field of cultural property protection, draws from his many years of experience providing protection training and planning to more... more...

  • The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objectsby Stephen G Rees-Jones

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 31.95

    The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects provides an account of the composition, chemistry, and analysis of the organic materials which enter into the structures of objects in museum collections. This book is not intended to duplicate the information available in existing handbooks on the materials and techniques of art and conservation but rather to... more...

  • Conservation of Plasticsby Yvonne Shashoua

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    Plastic objects are included more than ever in museums and galleries collections these days, but these items can start to deteriorate when they a just a few years old. In this book Yvonne Shashoua provides the essential knowledge needed to keep plastic pieces in the best possible condition so that they can continue to be enjoyed for many years. The... more...

  • Organic Chemistry of Museum Objectsby John Mills; Raymond White

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 136.95

    'The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects' makes available in a single volume, a survey of the chemical composition, properties and analysis of the whole range of organic materials incorporated into objects and artworks found in museum collections. The authors cover the fundamental chemistry of the bulk materials such as wood, paper, natural fibres... more...

  • Conservation Scienceby Eric May; Mark Jones; B. Des Barker

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2006; US$ 56.00

    Conservation of artefacts and heritage materials is an increasingly popular and fascinating area, spanning both historical and scientific disciplines. Materials come in many forms ranging from sunken ships to tapestries, from buildings to books. With this wide range of matrices and materials to analyse and preserve, an interdisciplinary approach is... more...

  • International Directory of Museum Trainingby Gary Edson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    Choosing the right museum training course may be one of the most important decisions a person makes in their career. Whether you are already working in a museum or are just beginning training you will need the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. The International Directory of Museum Training provides a list of museum training programmes... more...

  • Contemporary Theory of Conservationby Salvador Munoz-Vinas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    Classical theories of conservation are well known in the heritage community, but in the last two decades thinking has shifted, and classical theory has faced increasing criticism. Contemporary Theory of Conservation brings together current ideas in conservation theory, presenting a structured, coherent analysis of the subject for the first time. This... more...

  • The Science For Conservators Seriesby Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    For more than ten years, the Science for Conservators series has been the key basic texts for conservators throughout the world. Scientific concepts are basic ot the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes provide non-scientists with the essential theoretical... more...