Friday, March 20, 2015

Open Access Journal: Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage

[First posted in AWOL 27 October 2012, updated 20 March 2015]

Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage (già  Quaderni di Scienza della Conservazione)
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage ISSN: 1973-9494
Quaderni di Scienza della Conservazione ISSN: 1973-9486

Main topics of publication:
•    Study of the system: artifact-environment-biota
•    Historical-artistic knowledge of cultural heritage (ie. author, art movement, period of realization, techniques, society and cultural characteristics, socio-economic context, commissioning, financing, interested public)
•    History, diagnosis, restoration, maintenance, conservation, valorization, prevention
•    Document research
•    Book, codex, and manuscript production in its historical context
•    Appropriate methodologies and analytical techniques used for the characterization of historical artifacts and evaluation of the conservation state
•    Environmental monitoring: assessment of atmospheric pollution and correlated degradation of monuments and historical-artistic sites
•    Micro and macroclimatic monitoring in confined areas (ie. museums, libraries, archives, churches, galleries…)
•    Artistic diagnostics
•    Art market and auction houses
•    Experiences in cultural heritage conservation
•    Evaluation of the suitability of products for restoration, conservation, and maintenance of works of art
•    Information science and cultural heritage: data processing and cataloguing methods
•    Virtual re-elaboration and use of historical artifacts and environments
•    Study, valorization and digitalization of archive and library heritage
•    Environmental context and technical-conservative issues related to historic architecture
•    Virtual or traditional conservation, cataloguing and processing of photographs  
•    Various other topics including education, safeguard, education, legislation, economics, social aspects, management, marketing, interdisciplinarity, internationalization, etc.


Vol 12 (2012)


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