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  1. Introductory readings and online references 5 items
  2. Week 1: Course introduction and overview 12 items
    1. Issues in practice: conservation procedures - Elizabeth Pye

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Museum Handbook, Part 1: Museum Collections - National Park Service - Museum Management Program

      Webpage Essential See especially Chapter 4: Museum Collections Environment. Available electronically.

    3. Recommended reading 9 items
      1. Preventive Conservation Research and Practice at the British Museum - Susan Bradley 2005

        Article Recommended E-journal available

      2. Caring for collections: a manual of preventive conservation - Corr, Susan c2000

        Book Recommended

      3. Preventive conservation: practice, theory and research : preprints of the contributions to the Ottawa Congress, 12-16 September 1994 - Roy, Ashok, Smith, Perry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works c1994

        Book Recommended

      4. A guide to the preventive conservation of photograph collections - Lavédrine, Bertrand, Gandolfo, Jean-Paul, Monod, Sibylle, Getty Conservation Institute 2003

        Book Recommended

      5. Risk management applied to preventive conservation - R. Waller

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      6. Conservation : the GCI newsletter, Newsletter 19.1 Spring 2004

        Webpage Recommended Special issue on preventive conservation. Available electronically.

      7. The Heritage Health Index

        Webpage Recommended See link to article in the New York Times on 6 December 2005, 'History is slipping away as collections deteriorate.' Available electronically.

      8. Conservation physics - T. Padfield

        Website Recommended Contains many useful articles, some light-hearted. Available electronically.

  3. Week 2: Relative humidity: is control of relative humidity really necessary? 21 items
    1. Let’s be honest - realistic environmental parameters - J. Ashley-Smith et al

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Microclimate for cultural heritage - Camuffo, Dario 1998

      Book Essential

    3. Climate in museums: measurement = Climat dans le musée : mesure - Guichen, Gaël de, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property 1984

      Book Essential

    4. Control and measurement of the environment - S. Staniforth

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. Relative humidity re-examined - D. Erhardt, M. Mecklenburg

      Chapter Essential

    6. The museum environment - Thomson, Garry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1994

      Book Essential

    7. Recommended reading 14 items
      1. What can psychrometric data tell us? - J.P. Brown

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. Fungal facts: solving fungal problems in heritage collections - Florian, Mary-Lou E. 2002

        Book Recommended

      3. Structural response of painted wood surfaces to changes in ambient relative humidity - M. Mecklenburg, C. S. Tumosa, D. Erhardt

        Chapter Recommended Electronic reading

      4. Agent of Deterioration: Incorrect Relative Humidity - S. Michalski

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

      5. Why keep climate records and how to keep them - T. Padfield

        Chapter Recommended Electronic reading

      6. ss Great Britain iron hull: modelling corrosion to define storage relative humidity - D. Watkinson, M. Lewis

        Chapter Recommended Electronic reading

  4. Week 3: damage due to visible and ultraviolet light 11 items
    1. The museum environment - Thomson, Garry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1986

      Book Essential PAGES 2-64

    2. Museum lighting – who is it for? - J. Ashley-Smith

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. Light entertainment. - J. Ashley-Smith

      Chapter Essential

    4. Recommended reading 8 items
      1. Measurement of cumulative exposure using Blue Wool standards - L. Bullock, D. Saunders

        Chapter Recommended

      2. LightCheck®: A New Tool in Preventive Conservation - H. Römich, G. Martin, B. Lavedrine, M. Bacci

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Light and environmental measurement in National Trust houses - S. Staniforth

        Chapter Recommended

  5. Week 4: Pollution 21 items
    1. Guidelines on pollution control in museum buildings - Blades, Nigel, Museums Association 2000]

      Book Essential Electronic resource

    2. Recommended reading 18 items
      1. The effects of air pollution on the built environment - Brimblecombe, Peter c2003

        Book Recommended

      2. Wool and reduced sulphur gases in museum air - Brimblecombe, Peter

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Monitoring for gaseous pollutants in museum environments - Grzywacz, Cecily M. c2006

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      4. The problem of formaldehyde in museum collections - P.B. Hatchfield, J. M. Carpenter 1986

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Selection of materials for the storage or display of museum objects - Lee, L. R., Thickett, D., British Museum 1996

        Book Recommended Electronic resource

      6. The effects of visitor activity on dust in historic collections - Helen Lloyd, Katy Lithgow, Peter Brimblecombe, Young Hun Yoon 2002-01

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      7. Low-technology dust monitoring for historic collections - Helen Lloyd, Carlota M. Grossi, Peter Brimblecombe 2011-03

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      8. Predicting risks to artefacts from indoor climates - B. Pretzel

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      9. Formaldehyde Oxidation and Lead Corrosion - Raychaudhuri, Michele R.

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      10. Art in transit: handbook for packing and transporting paintings - Richard, Mervin, Merrill, Ross M., Mecklenburg, Marion F., National Gallery of Art (U.S.) c1991

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      11. A New Methodology for Accelerated Corrosion Testing - Robinet, Laurianne ; Thickett, David

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      12. Test for compatibility with organic heritage materials - a proposed procedure - M. Stirlic, et al. 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Guidelines for pollutant concentrations in museums - J. Tetreault 2003

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      14. The museum environment - Thomson, Garry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1986

        Book Recommended PAGES 130-162

      15. The IMPACT pollution model

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

  6. Week 5: Handling, packaging 4 items
    1. First aid for finds - Watkinson, David, Neal, Virginia, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Rescue (Trust) 1998

      Book Essential

    2. Storage of natural history collections: ideas and practical solutions - Rose, Carolyn L., Torres, Amparo R. de, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections 1992

      Book Essential

    3. 6: Handling, packing and shipping.

      Chapter Essential Available electronically

  7. Week 6: Transport and Display 4 items
    1. First aid for finds - Watkinson, David, Neal, Virginia, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Rescue (Trust) 1998

      Book Essential

    2. Storage of natural history collections: ideas and practical solutions - Rose, Carolyn L., Torres, Amparo R. de, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections 1992

      Book Essential

    3. Handling, packing and shipping

      Chapter Essential Electronic resource

  8. Week 7: Preventing insect damage 6 items
    1. Pest management: a practical guide - Pinniger, David, Collections Trust c2008

      Book Essential

    2. Pest management in museums, archives and historic houses - Pinniger, David 2001

      Book Essential

    3. Recommended reading 4 items
      1. Heritage eaters: insects & fungi in heritage collections - Florian, Mary-Lou E. 1997

        Book Recommended

      2. Integrated pest management for collections: proceedings of 2001: a Pest Odyssey - Kingsley, Helen, 2001, A Pest Odyssey (Conference) c2001

        Book Recommended

      3. Inert gases in the control of museum insect pests - Selwitz, Charles, Maekawa, Shin, Getty Conservation Institute 1998

        Book Recommended

  9. Week 8: showcase design and microclimates 5 items
    1. Unit 23: Museum Showcases - T. Ambrose, C. Paine

      Chapter Essential

    2. Showcase construction: Materials and methods used at the museum of London - Helen Ganiaris, Dean Sully 1998-01

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. Displaying the wernher collection: A pragmatic approach to display cases - Bethan Stanley, Amber Xavier‐Rowe, Barry Knight 2003-01

      Article Essential Electronic journal article

  10. Week 9: Disaster Planning 8 items
    1. Working Knowledge: Emergency Planning - Anon

      Article Essential Electronic journal article

    2. Field guide to emergency response - Long, Jane S., Heritage Preservation (Organization), Heritage Emergency National Task Force (U.S.) c2006

      Book Essential

    3. Recommended reading 6 items
      1. Museum Disaster Preparedness Planning - J Hunter

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Museum & records office emergency manual - East Midlands Museums Service c1991

        Book Recommended

      3. Experiencing Loss - B G Jones

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Building an emergency plan: a guide for museums and other cultural institutions - Dorge, Valerie, Jones, Sharon L. c1999

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

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