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It’s time to stop destruction of Middle East heritage

It’s time to stop destruction of Middle East heritage | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
The instability unleashed by the Arab Spring is endangering the region’s past as well as its future

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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works's curator insight, May 5, 2014 3:18 PM

The instability unleashed by the Arab Spring is endangering the region’s past as well as its future

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The Great Parchment Book | Conserving, digitally reconstructing, transcribing and publishing the manuscript known as the Great Parchment Book.

The Great Parchment Book | Conserving, digitally reconstructing, transcribing and publishing the manuscript known as the Great Parchment Book. | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it

The Great Parchment Book project is led by London Metropolitan Archives which is managed by the City of London Corporation as part of its contribution to the heritage and cultural life of London and the nation.© 2012 London Metropolitan Archives

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The British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership behind the scenes – an interview with NiC. By Flavio Marzo + Anna Hoffman + Barbara Borghese | International Institute for Conservation of Historic ...

The British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership behind the scenes – an interview with NiC. By Flavio Marzo + Anna Hoffman + Barbara Borghese | International Institute for Conservation of Historic ... | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it

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Restorers rescue windows to the past

Restorers rescue windows to the past | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
Thousands of books, documents and historical treaties were damaged in the collapse of the Historical Archive of Cologne. Five years later, restoration continues. What does it take to bring these treasures back to life?

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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works's curator insight, March 5, 2014 4:06 PM

The Historical Archive of Cologne collapsed five years ago. Here is how conservators are bringing back to life some of the treasures damaged in the accident

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A Novel Idea: Library and Archives Conservation - Plinth

A Novel Idea: Library and Archives Conservation - Plinth | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
Plinth Contributor Christian Hernandez talks to Melissa Tedone about preservation for generations to come at the American Institute for Conservation.

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Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
In the 1,800-year-old letter, written mainly in Greek, the soldier serving in a Roman legion in Europe tells his family he is desperate to hear from them and that he is going to request leave to make the long journey home to see them.

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Father Kögel and the ultra-violet examination of manuscripts - Collection Care blog

Father Kögel and the ultra-violet examination of manuscripts - Collection Care blog | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of another important event: the first use of ultra-violet radiation for the examination of manuscripts, and particularly the deciphering of palimpsests. Scholars are frequently challenged by manuscripts which have faded to the point of illegibility, or which have been deliberately erased, or, most challenging of...
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Discovering The Secrets of Japanese Paper Conservation

Discovering The Secrets of Japanese Paper Conservation | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
Paper conservator, Emma Le Cornu, describes a visit to Tokyo to learn the secrets of Japanese paper conservation.

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Goethe Institut publishes paper conservation glossary

Goethe Institut publishes paper conservation glossary | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it

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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works's curator insight, March 6, 2014 7:50 AM

Goethe Institut publishes paper conservation glossary in German English, Chinese and Korean

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Restorers rescue windows to the past

Restorers rescue windows to the past | Book and paper conservation | Scoop.it
Thousands of books, documents and historical treaties were damaged in the collapse of the Historical Archive of Cologne. Five years later, restoration continues. What does it take to bring these treasures back to life?

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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works's curator insight, March 5, 2014 4:06 PM

The Historical Archive of Cologne collapsed five years ago. Here is how conservators are bringing back to life some of the treasures damaged in the accident