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06/01/2012 12:39:31
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This list relates to the academic year Academic Year 2012/13 which ended on 31/07/2013
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  1. Introductory readings and online references 5 items
  2. Week 1: Course introduction and overview 9 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

    3. Preventive Conservation Research and Practice at the British Museum - Susan Bradley 2005

      Article Recommended E-journal available

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

      Book Recommended

    5. 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

    6. 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.'

    7. Conservation physics - T. Padfield

      Website Recommended Contains many useful articles, some light-hearted

  3. Week 2: Relative humidity: is control of relative humidity really necessary? 11 items
    1. The museum environment - Thomson, Garry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1994

      Book Essential

    2. 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

    3. Microclimate for cultural heritage - Camuffo, Dario 1998

      Book Essential

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

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. Let’s be honest - realistic environmental parameters - J. Ashley-Smith et al

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

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

      Chapter Essential

    7. What can psychrometric data tell us? - J.P. Brown

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  4. Week 3: damage due to visible and ultraviolet light 9 items
    1. The museum environment - Thomson, Garry, International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1986

      Book 

    2. Light entertainment. - J. Ashley-Smith

      Chapter 

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

      Article 

  5. Week 4: Pollution 11 items
    1. Guidelines on pollution control in museum buildings - Blades, Nigel, Museums Association 2000]

      Book 

    2. The effects of air pollution on the built environment - Brimblecombe, Peter c2003

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

  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 

    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 

    3. 6: Handling, packing and shipping.

      Chapter  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 

    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 

    3. Handling, packing and shipping

      Chapter  Electronic resource

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

  9. Week 8: showcase design and microclimates 4 items
    1. Unit 23: Museum Showcases - T. Ambrose, C. Paine

      Chapter 

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

      Article  Electronic journal article

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

      Article  Electronic journal article

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

      Book 

    3. Museum Disaster Preparedness Planning - J Hunter

      Chapter 

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

      Book 

    5. Experiencing Loss - B G Jones

      Chapter 

  11. Lecture 10: Visit to Museum of London 1 item
      • No readings for this session

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