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Preventive Conservation SIG

Information, Resources, Links, Papers, Presentations and Posters grouped by topic preventive conservation SIG wiki under development please excuse current lack of detail Disaster Planning and Recovery Be Prepared Manual  Light and UV Canadian Conservation Institute Lighting Notes  Pollutants Hatchfield, Pamela. 2003 Pollutants in the Museum Environment. Practical strategies for problem solving in design, exhibition and storage. Archetype

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Environmental Guidelines

Environmental Guidelines Project Within the museum industry sustainable and affordable collection management practices have emerged as a leading priority for collecting and lending organisations. In recognition of this ICOM-CC and IIC published in 2014 the joint statement, Declaration on Environmental Guidelines. The AICCM Interim Temperature and Relative Humidity Guidelines for storage and display conditions was included

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Environmental Guidelines Project

PROJECT DESCRIPTION In 2014 IIC and ICOM-CC drafted and published the joint statement, Declaration on Environmental Guidelines. The statement broadly addressed the issues of museum ‘sustainability and management’, ‘environment’, ‘loans’, and ‘existing interim guidelines’. The Environmental Guidelines Taskforce for the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) had earlier that year submitted to

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Preventive Conservation

Preventive conservation is any action that reduces the damaging effects of environments on collections and cultural heritage. Actions can include simple strategies or formalised policies, procedures and guidelines that identify and delay the deterioration of collections. The AICCM Preventive Conservation Special Interest Group aims to provide members with a support network including, but not

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Audio Visual & New Media Conservation

Digital media Treatments & researchTool kit & working aidsRecipesStorage solutions Film Treatments & researchTool kit & working aidsRecipesStorage solutions Magnetic media Treatments & researchTool kit & working aidsRecipesStorage solutions Common tests Preventive conservation tips and advice Key publications

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Glassine-like paper repairs

A number of Australian conservators have encountered problematic glassine-like repairs on paper-based items. While many such repairs can be removed easily with aqueous methods, others resist removal. Either the adhesive used for the repairs is a water-resistant formulation, or changes over time (within the adhesive, with the substrate or with some other material) have

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