What’s Eating Your Collection?
An excellent resource for Integrated Pest Managment.
The Chantry Library has an offprint collection donated by David Pinniger containing the articles cited on this website, please do contact us about accessing the collection. The database can be reached directly here.
Lots of information about conservation for historic buildings, including Historic England’s Technical Guidance and Research brochure.
Plenty of helpful resources, inclusing a poster of Insect Pests found in Historic Houses and Museums.
ICON – The Institute for Conservation
The Institute of Conservation – the professional body for conservators in the UK.
If you need conservation/restoration work done, ICON maintains a searchable Conservation Register.
Copies of the Journal of the Institute of Conservation can be found in the Library at the shelfmark Journals/ICON.
AIC – the American Institute for Conservation
There are some very useful short preservation guides available here on topics including:
- basic preservation
- damaged books
- environmental management
- using library & archive collection
National Archives-Collection Care
Includes Advice & Guidance especially relating to archival collections.
IIC – The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
ICOM-CC – the International Council of Museums’ Committee for Conservation
IADA – the International Association of Book and Paper Conservators
Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)
Oxford Conservators’ Group (OCG) website
Including their blog.
National Heritage Science Forum
SEAHA – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA)