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Resources

General

The American Institute for Conservation
http://www.conservation-us.org/

Smithsonian - Museum Conservation Institute
http://www.si.edu/mci/

Heritage Preservation – The National Institute for Conservation
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/

The Conservation Register – This is a site based in England maintained by The Institute for Conservation.  The section labeled “Caring for…” has useful information on how to care for a variety of materials
http://www.conservationregister.com

Collections Australia Network - reCollections – Caring for Collections Across Australia
http://www.collectionsaustralia.net/sector_info_item/3

CAMEO – Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online
http://cameo.mfa.org/index.asp

ArtLex Art Dictionary
http://www.artlex.com

CHUBB Collectors
http://www.chubbcollectors.com

American Society of Appraisers
http://www.appraisers.org/

ANSI (American National Standards Institute, Inc.)
http://www.ansi.org

Canadian Conservation Institute
http://www.cci-icc.gc.ca/

Conserve O Grams
www.cr.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/conserv.html

Getty Museum AATA Online
http://aata.getty.edu/NPS/

James and James – Contents and Abstracts for Studies in Conservation
The Journal of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC)
http://www.earthscan.co.uk/defaultSINC.asp?sp=&v=6

PreservArt
http://preservart.ccq.mcccf.gouv.qc.ca/

WAAC
http://cool.conservation-us.org/waac/

ICON
http://www.icon.org.uk/

ICCROM
http://www.iccrom.org/

Victoria and Albert Conservation Journal
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/c/conservation-journal-online/

Regional Alliance for Preservation – Publications and Resources
http://www.rap-arcc.org/publications-resources

Elsevier – Publisher of scientific, technical and health information products and services
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/intro.cws_home/intro

www.Prices4Antiques.com Reference Database
http://www.prices4antiques.com


Disaster Response and Recovery

The National Archives – Disaster Response and Recovery
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/disaster-response/guidelines.html

Environmental Protection Agency – Mold
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldresources.html#Resources%20List



Paper & Photographs   

The Library of Congress – Collections Care and Preservation
http://www.loc.gov/preserv/care/

The National Archives – General
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/conservation/

The Ephemera Society of America 
http://www.ephemerasociety.org/

What is a Print?  Interactive site from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/2001/whatisaprint/flash.html


Furniture & Frames         

Furniture History Society
http://www.furniturehistory.org.au
           
Winterthur Portfolio
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/WP/home.html

Chipstone Foundation
http://www.chipstone.org/

MESDA
http://www.oldsalem.org/about/mesda.htm

Ashgate Publishers - follow links for Art and Visual Studies > Decorative Arts and Crafts > Decorative Arts
http://www.ashgate.com

Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture – The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director: being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste. London: Thomas Chippendale, 1754
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=header&id=DLDecArts.ChippGentCab&isize=S

National Arbor Day Foundation
http://www.arborday.org/Trees/treeguide/

Wood Identification
http://www2.fpl.fs.fed.us/WoodID/idfact.html
http://www.woodweb.com/KnowledgeBase/KBLumberWoodIdentification.html
http://www.woodid.homestead.com/ais.html

Custom Furniture and Reproductions - James L. Horne
http://www.jameslhorne.com


Other            

Pigments Through the Ages
http://webexhibits.org/pigments/


Art Conservation Training Programs (in United States and Canada)

Buffalo State College – Art Conservation Department
http://artconservation.buffalostate.edu

New York University – The Conservation Center
http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/conservation/index.htm

Queen’s University – Department of Art
http://www.queensu.ca/art/artconservation.html

Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
http://www.artcons.udel.edu/