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Icon News

Icon News covers all aspects of the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage across the UK. Each issue contains news, features, updates from the Groups, practical advice and listings of upcoming events, awards and scholarships.

Icon News is published every two months and sent to all Icon Members. The most recent issue is available online exclusively to Icon Members for the first three months after publication.

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To contribute news or a feature idea to Icon News, email editor Lynette Gill.

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The Journal of the Institute of Conservation

The Journal of the Institute of Conservation is Icon’s peer-reviewed publication. With international contributions on all aspects of conservation, the Journal is an invaluable resource for the heritage sector.

From 2017 The Journal will be published three times a year in February, June and October by Taylor & Francis.

Icon Members receive free printed copies of the Journal and have advanced online access to Accepted Manuscripts.

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The aims of Icon’s Journal are to:

  • Promote knowledge of cultural heritage conservation practice, the research which underpins it and related issues
  • Enable communication of advances between conservators and the wider conservation and heritage communities in the UK and internationally
  • Provide a permanent medium of record of issues relating to conservation and the heritage sector

Writing for the Journal

The Journal invites contributions from all those involved in the conservation of cultural heritage and related activities. Areas of interest include: understanding cultural heritage materials and their degradation; subject reviews and histories of cultural heritage materials and conservation treatments; new, innovative or improved approaches to conservation and collections care theory, practice, communication, management and training; conservation in its wider context.

If you would like to write for the Journal, email the editor Jonathan Kemp to discuss your proposal or, after consulting the Instructions for Authors, submit your full article using our online system

The Conservator & The Paper Conservator

The Journal was previously published as The Paper Conservator (1976-2008) and The Conservator (1977-2008). Icon Members can access all back issues here

Other Publications

Icon Members also receive discounts on Routledge (Taylor & Francis), Butterworth Heinemann, Maney Publishing and Donhead titles. Please contact the Membership team for more details.