IIC have launched a new interactive format for their News in Conservation. See page 14 for a feature on the history of ICCROM’s conservation library. Velios and St John outline the linked conservation data and terminology project on p.22, and Georgios Boudalis’ Codex and Crafts, recently purchased for the Chantry collection, is reviewed on p.33.... Continue Reading →
Last Thursday the Chantry Library and Oxford Conservation Consortium hosted the Midlands Conservators Group Meeting in Oxford. The first talk was given by Edward Adcock of the Bodleian Libraries' Packaging & Delivery Service (PADS). OCC's own Katerina Powell and Maria Kalligerou then gave a presentation on the Magdalen College Greek Manuscript Project. The conservators were taken... Continue Reading →
As part of my postgraduate studies at West Dean College in West Sussex, UK, I have had the wonderful opportunity of doing my work placement at the Oxford Conservation Consortium between January and February 2019. The focus of my placement was the cleaning, re-housing and repair techniques on parchment. Apart from the practical work and... Continue Reading →
We are pleased to announce that Dr Ben Arnold will be joining us as Chantry Librarian on February 7th. Ben will be working 9-1.00 on Thursdays, so please contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to visit the library.
Chantry Library is keeping up its run of IIC Preprints, and we’ve just received Preventive Conservation: The State of the Art. [Supplement S1 for vol. 63 of Studies in Conservation, IIC 2018 Turin Congress Preprints]. This Congress marks a return to the subject of preventive conservation for IIC, after a 24-year hiatus. In her Foreword,... Continue Reading →