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Free for Icon members! October issue of Journal of the Institute now online

The October issue of Journal of the Institute of Conservation is now online - featuring a diverse range of subjects in an issue that also includes articles published free-to-view with thanks to the support of our publisher, Taylor and Francis.

This issue presents papers by conservators from Spain, Taiwan, and the UK, all of which amplify something of the nature of the profession when back on the bench and away from a discourse driven only by science and theory. Thus practical treatment descriptions feature heavily in the three case studies presented, and are implicit in the other two articles that bookend them, one a survey on the need for change in training for the profession, and the other the second and final part of the literature review on painted textiles.

The issue closes with three excellent book reviews relating to the creation, use, and meaning of colour from a conservation perspective.

The Journal is a fully peer-reviewed and focused on the preservation of cultural heritage in all its forms and primarily publishes innovative research and practice-related articles and shorter notices. We also welcome book reviews. If you would like to discuss a potential article please contact the editor, Dr Jonathan Kemp.

Icon members can access and download these articles for free simply by logging in to the Icon website and heading to the publications page.

In addition to full online access to this issue, Icon members also receive a a printed copy, full access to all the back issues of the Journal of the Institute, The Conservator and The Paper Conservator - and also five other Taylor and Francis Journals:

  • Collection Management
  • International Journal of Architectural Heritage
  • International Journal of Heritage Studies 
  • Museum Management and Curatorship
  • World Archaeology 

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