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Scarica il salvaschermo sulla manipolazione dei materiali librari

Nuovamente funzionante ! è disponibile on line dal sito di patologia il salvaschermo sulla manipolazione dei materiali librari, può essere un sistema economico per l'educazione di personale e utenti, fatene buon uso ! scarica il salvaschermo

martedì, febbraio 26, 2013

Crisp as a Poppadom - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts

Crisp as a Poppadom - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts:

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Randy Silverman receives Banks/Harris Preservation Award | American Libraries Magazine

CHICAGO - Randy Silverman, preservation librarian at the University of Utah, is the recipient of the 2013 Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award, given annually by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS).  The award, sponsored by Preservation Technologies, L. P., consists of $1,500 and a citation.  It recognizes the contribution of a professional preservation specialist who has been active in the field of preservation of library materials.  The award will be presented on Sunday, June 30, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. 

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martedì, febbraio 19, 2013

Seminario di studi proposto da: Archivio di Stato di Torino, Università degli Studi di Torino, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica


Seminario di studi proposto da:
Archivio di Stato di Torino, Università degli Studi di Torino, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica
Mecoledì 20 febbraio 2013, ore 14,30
Archivio di Stato di Torino
Sala Conferenze, Piazzetta Mollino, 1
Il seminario intende presentare alcuni aspetti innovativi nel campo della ricerca e della tecnologia applicata all'analisi di libri e documenti e alla conservazione ottimale dei supporti, papiro, carta e pergamena.
Sono previsti interventi di:
Maria Barbara Bertini, Direttore dell'Archivio di Stato di Torino;
Alessandro Vitale Brovarone, dell'Università degli Studi di Torino;
Fulvio Mercuri, dell'Università di Roma "Tor Vergata";
Flavia Pinzari e Livia Martinelli del Laboratorio di Biologia (ICRCPAL-Roma);
Elena Badea, dell'Univerità di Craiova e INCDTP-ICPI di Bucarest, Romania;
Paola Iacomussi e Michela Radis del Dipartimento di Ottica dell'Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica di Torino.

La partecipazione al seminario è gratuita.
E' richiesta l'iscrizione  al sito web 
Saranno accettate iscrizioni fino alla capienza massima della sala.
Segreteria Organizzativa
Silvia Cavallero (INRIM):
Tel. 011 39 19 523

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lunedì, febbraio 18, 2013

Conservation Librarian/Book Conservator | MLibrary

Conservation Librarian/Book Conservator | MLibrary:

Conservation Librarian/Book Conservator

The University of Michigan Library has received a $1.25 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a new senior conservator position in its Department of Preservation and Conservation.
The Mellon Foundation grant includes $1 million in permanent endowment funds and $250,000 to establish the new position while the library raises matching funds for the endowment, which will support the position permanently.
The U-M library has launched a nationwide search for an experienced and talented book conservator to join its established conservation team.
Conservation Treatment. Plans, documents, and performs complex conservation treatments on materials held in the library’s rare and special collections. Scope of expertise is principally bound volumes on paper with additional expertise in related areas such as maps, prints, drawings, and manuscripts on paper, photographic materials, documents on vellum or papyrus, or other library/archive materials. Examines and executes analytical tests on collection materials and helps inform curatorial staff and researchers on their physical makeup or technology of production. Documents examinations and treatments in writing and by photography. Expertise is based on extensive experience and an advanced knowledge of the materials science and chemistry of paper and other writing materials; the history of binding, printing, and manuscripts; and current conservation theory and practice. Contributes to the maintenance of the Conservation Unit and Lab: prepares materials used for conservation; monitors supply needs; maintains specialized equipment; maintains security for valuable library materials; understands, follows, and enforces safe laboratory practices.
Management. Develops standards, policies, procedures, and selection of materials used in the repair and conservation of both rare and non-rare library materials; may have primary/final responsibility for developing policy in areas of specialization. Researches specifications and sources of conservation materials or equipment. Trains, supervises, or coordinates the work of others such as conservation technicians, student assistants, interns, volunteers, or staff from other units as needed either on a project basis or permanent staff. Works with curators to plan for the welfare of the collections and select items for conservation treatment. Advises library staff on the condition of collections, collection storage, handling, and exhibition; performs on-site inspections, recommends appropriate action, and assists with its implementation. Conducts condition surveys of collections. Designs and executes special conservation projects including grant-funded projects, conservation aspects of exhibits or digitization, and loan preparations. May assume responsibility for managing project budgets. Assists in providing disaster recovery services for library materials; may assume primary responsibility for disaster recovery operations.
Research and Outreach. Contributes to the conservation field in areas of specialization through service, research, writing, presentations, and/or teaching. Stays informed on current library conservation issues and practice through professional reading, conferences, workshops, or similar activities. May organize and present workshops in areas of expertise for unit staff, library staff, or external audiences. Engages in outreach to the campus, local, and regional cultural heritage community and serves as an expert resource. Answers conservation-related questions from library staff, students, and the public; assists in hosting tours of the Lab.
  • ALA-accredited master's degree, a master’s degree in conservation, or equivalent advanced degree and experience is required. This is a senior-level position requiring extensive professional experience, preferably in a research library environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of the materiality and history of books, paper, and related library materials. Detailed understanding and high-level experience of relevant conservation theory and practice. Understanding and adherence to professional ethical practice in conservation.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work independently and in a group environment as part of a well-functioning and diverse team. Computer skills: communications, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and image processing.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the profession through service, teaching, research and/or publication.
  • Previous experience supervising technicians, interns, or student assistants preferred.
The University of Michigan, a leader in undergraduate and graduate education and one of the world’s premier research universities, hosts renowned faculty, rigorous academic programs, and diverse cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating intellectual environment. The University Library is a top research library that enjoys a reputation for being a leader and innovator. Established nearly 175 years ago, the library has amassed collections of extraordinary breadth and depth. Some special collections of note include ancient papyrus, medieval manuscripts, Islamic manuscripts, early printed books, maps, theater and literature, early astronomy, and anarchism and social protest. Preservation was established as a specialist department within the library in 1982 and provides a range of services supporting the many formats and materials the library collects. The Department of Preservation and Conservation Web site may be found at:
Situated in the heart of Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan is in a unique urban area with a small-town atmosphere and a vibrant cultural and intellectual sensibility.
Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. As a professional appointment in the University of Michigan University Library, this position offers full benefits and opportunities for professional development and travel, and participates fully in faculty governance.
Further information regarding benefits can be found at
RETIREMENT OPTIONS:  TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments options available.
Email a cover letter and CV as attachments to, addressed to:
Andrea Tekac Lubetkin
Director, Library Human Resources
3026 Shapiro Undergraduate Library
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-118
For further information, call 734-764-2546 between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday-Friday. 
Review of applications will begin March 25, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

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Preservation Archivist New York University Libraries

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Posting Details
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53 - Manager  
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The Preservation Archivist will administer and manage a preservation program for the NYU Libraries' paper-based archives and special collections held in the Fales Library, Tamiment Library, Wagner Labor Archives, and the University Archives, as well as archives held in the Libraries' departmental libraries. Will work with curators to identify preservation priorities and makes decisions regarding appropriate preservation treatments for the collections. Design and execute preservation assessments and surveys of archival collections. Will collaborate as needed with NYU's Digital Library Technology Services for preservation of paper, media and digital collections. 

**This position is a three year position only** 
Qualifications/Required Education:
MLS or MA in history or related subject area with a certificate in archival management. Graduate coursework in preservation and/or conservation.  
Preferred Education:
Required Experience:
Demonstrated professional accomplishments and a minimum of two years professional working experience in archives and special collections. Experience must include a minimum of two years' supervising staff. Must have experience in developing, designing and carrying out condition surveys and assessments, experience in preservation and collections care techniques, as well as demonstrated skills in basic conservation treatments, such as simple document repair, humidification and flattening , and mold remediation and constructing custom made enclosures.  
Preferred Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:(include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Knowledge of current preservation strategies and standards for the care, handling and storage of special collections is required. Deep understanding of archival theory and management and familiarity with conservation ethics and methodology is required. Knowledge of current developments within the archives, special collections, preservation and conservation professions is expected. Ability to work independently and collegially with a wide range of staff and in team environments. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and show a commitment to professional issues demonstrated through strong interest in local or national committee work, research, or publication. Present strong project management, analytical skills and problem solving abilities; knowledge of and experience with MARC/EAD and DACS.  
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:(include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Preferred candidates will also have enhanced computer skills and will be familiar with XML, MODS, METS, and the Archivists' Toolkit and be proficient in web-based technology.  
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New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

venerdì, febbraio 15, 2013

corso a berlino sulla carta giapponese e il restauro dei byobu (paraventi)

Ringrazio Barbara Cattaneo per la segnalazione
Workshops on the Conservation and Restoration of Japanese Art Works on Paper and Silk
The National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo is pleased to announce two workshops on the conservation and restoration of Japanese works of art on paper and silk to take place in Berlin. The workshops are free of charge, and will be conducted in Japanese with English translation at Museum fuer Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin).
Dates:July 3rd – 5th and July 8th – 12th 2013
Place:Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin)
1st Floor Lecture and Event Room via staff entrance: Takustr. 40, 14195 Berlin
Access: Subway U 3: Dahlem-Dorf , Bus X 11, X 83 (Dahlem-Dorf)
Organizers:The National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo
With the support of Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin
Workshop 1: “Basic -Japanese paper and silk cultural properties-”
July 3rd – 5th 2013, For Conservators, Restorers and Restoration Specialists, Curators, Researchers, and Students of Asian Art and/or Restoration Sciences
This three-day workshop is designed to introduce Japanese art objects on paper and silk through lectures and demonstrations by Japanese specialists as well as practical exercises. Emphasis will be on the formats, the materials and techniques, general principles of conservation and restoration, as well as advice and practical exercises on the handling of scrolls and screens.
Participation is limited to 20 and requires an application with the attached form part 1 by April 1st. Notification of selection will be send via e-mail on April 10th.
Workshop 2: “Advanced -Restoration of Japanese Screens-”
July 8th – 12th 2013, For Conservators, Restorers and Restoration Specialists,
This five-day workshop is aimed at conservation and restoration specialists who already have an advanced knowledge of Japanese restoration and conservation techniques. It is designed to introduce the basic technique of Japanese paper restoration techniques, structure of Japanese screens like byobu - folding screen, the analysis of damages on screens, emergency treatment such as reinforcement of paper hinges mainly through practical exercises.
Applicants are required to have previously taken either “Basics for Japanese Paper and silk conservation” or a similar Workshop of the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties Tokyo such as JPC 2006 downward.
Participation is limited to 10 and requires registration with the attached form by April 1st. Notification of selection will be send via e-mail on April 10th.
Application Deadline: April 1st
Download: Application form

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venerdì, febbraio 08, 2013

Monastero dei Benedettini, Catania

Monastero dei Benedettini, Catania: "Restauro del Libro Antico: Workshop"

Restauro del Libro Antico: Workshop

A grande richiesta riapre il workshop “Il restauro del libro antico” a cura di Simona Inserra e dedicato agli adulti che amano i libri dalla copertina, all’inchiostro fino al profumo della carta. Prevede un ciclo di sette incontri, di tre ore ciascuno, ognuno dedicato ad un tema specifico: primo appuntamento mercoledì 13 febbraio. Dopo una prima parte introduttiva e teorica, in cui si conosceranno le malattie dei libri e i rimedi per guarirli, si passerà poi alla fase pratica. Ciascun partecipante infatti prenderà parte al restauro di un libro antico e potrà portare materiale proprio da sottoporre a semplici interventi di restauro conservativo.
Le lezioni successive si svolgeranno secondo il calendario: 13 - 20 - 27 febbraio 2013, 6 - 13 - 20 - 27 marzo 2013
Costo del workshop: € 180,00
I posti sono limitati, è dunque consigliata la prenotazione. Il posto si considera prenotato solo dopo il pagamento della quota, effettuato presso Officine Culturali tre giorni prima la data prenotata.
Il laboratorio verrà attivato solo al raggiungimento del numero minimo di partecipanti
La data scelta non è modificabile. L'associazione si riserva altresì il diritto di modificare le date su indicate in caso di necessità, provvedendo alla comunicazione delle novità sopraggiunte.
Per informazioni e prenotazioni, e per conoscere le date dei laboratori, è possibile contattare la segreteria di Officine Culturali al consueto indirizzo email o ai numeri di telefono 095.7102767 | 334.9242464 dal lunedì al venerdì dalle 9:00 alle 17:00.

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giovedì, febbraio 07, 2013

Programma corsi al centro del bel libro di Ascona

Ecco il nuovo catalogo di corsi 2013 del Centro del Bel Libro di Ascona

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Persian and Mughal Illumination Course « Anita Chowdry


4 day course over 4 Saturdays,  10.00 am – 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (total 6 hrs per day = 24 hrs) Cost per person: £420.00 (£105 per day) plus cost of materials (approximately £20) payable during the course. Max 6 people on course. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.
Dates:  Sat 2 March, Sat 9 March, Sat 16 March, Sat 23 March
Cost for course: £420.00 (£105 per day), plus cost of materials (approximately £20) payable during the course. Max 6 people on course. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.  click link to read more...
Persian and Mughal Illumination Course « Anita Chowdry:

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martedì, febbraio 05, 2013

Meet the unlikely group that saved Timbuktu's manuscripts | GlobalPost

"Meet the unlikely group that saved Timbuktu's manuscripts
Timbuktu is no stranger to foreign invaders, so it's librarians, curators and museum directors had a plan in place to save the city's cultural heritage."

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Meet the unlikely group that saved Timbuktu's manuscripts | GlobalPost:
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[BKARTS] Thomas F. Peterson (1957) Conservator, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA -

Curation and Preservation Services
(Librarian II)

The MIT Libraries seek an experienced and forward-thinking professional to manage MIT's special collections conservation program and to contribute knowledge and expertise to the Libraries' overall preservation strategy. Working in a state-of-the-art conservation lab, this is an exciting opportunity to work with the rich collections of a world renowned institution ensuring long-term access for current and future scholars.

Reporting to the Head, Curation and Preservation Services, the Conservator develops and manages MIT's special collections conservation program, planning and executing conservation treatments for the physical maintenance of rare books, archives, and manuscripts. S/he conducts condition assessments and utilizes data to inform planning and evaluate outcomes of services and projects. S/he provides expertise and guidance to collections curators and other library and facilities staff regarding collections care, treatment, and storage.  S/he also keeps current on standards and best practice, documents procedures and workflows, and develops outreach and training programs.

The Conservator collaborates with the Department Head and Preservation Librarian to provide a comprehensive preservation program that leverages emerging and evolving technology and tools.  S/he manages projects to maintain or expand access to paper-based materials and media through various reformatting methods, primarily digitization and, s/he develops preservation plans and priorities in consultation with managers of collections, user services, and digital repositories.  S/he shares management responsibility of lab operations with the Preservation Librarian which includes budget development and administration, oversight of compliance issues, vendor relationship management, and supervision of one support staff and occasional interns.

Additional responsibilities of the Conservator include exhibition support for the Maihaugen Gallery, environmental monitoring and disaster preparedness and response, participation in stewardship of donors and fundraising, developing projects and funding proposals, and serving as the Libraries' representative to MIT Environmental Health and Safety.


  *   Graduate degree in conservation or comparable education and training
  *   Minimum of 3-5 years of professional conservation experience with demonstrated ability to perform complex treatments for rare books and paper-based materials

*         Working knowledge of chemistry and materials science as applied in the field of conservation; demonstrated knowledge of current conservation theory and practice

  *   Ability to identify, adapt, and utilize relevant technologies and emerging techniques
  *   Ability to plan, organize, and set priorities
  *   Strong training skills; excellent oral and written communication skills
  *   Experience supervising staff and managing a laboratory that meets OSHA requirements for health and safety


  *   Masters in Library Science or substantial experience working collaboratively in a research library setting
  *   Familiarity with relevant technology and tools
  *   Experience with exhibition production and support

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $58,500 minimum salary.  Actual salary based on qualification and experience. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance.  The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Apply online at: Please include cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 4, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.  MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

Through a culture that encourages innovation and collaboration, the MIT Libraries are redefining the role of the 21st century library - making collections more accessible than ever before, and shaping the future of scholarly research. Library staff, at all levels, contribute to this spirit of innovation and to the mission of promoting learning, discovery and the advancement of knowledge at MIT and beyond. "Reinventing the Research Library:  The MIT Libraries in the 21st Century<>" is a short video that looks at how the Libraries are expanding beyond their traditional role to shape 21st century research library --creating innovative services, reaching out to students and faculty, and leading efforts to increase global access to MIT's scholarly work.

The MIT Libraries support the Institute's programs of research and study with holdings of more than 2.9 million print volumes and 3.1 million special format items, and terabytes of MIT-owned digital content. In addition, rare special collections, Institute records, historical documents, and papers of noted faculty are held in the Institute Archives and Special Collections. Library resources and services are accessible to students and researchers through the Libraries' website (, and library spaces are widely available for both collaborative work and quiet study. Traditional library resources are supplemented by innovative services for bioinformatics, GIS, metadata, social science data, and research data management services, as well as multimedia facilities and services for video production, conferencing, webcasting and distance education. The Libraries utilize the Ex Libris Aleph system for its public Web-based catalog and as the support system for user service and processing functions. DSpace@MIT, a digital repository developed over the past ten years by the MIT Libraries, serves to capture, preserve and communicate the intellectual output of MIT's faculty and research community. Other MIT repositories include: Dome, a second DSpace instance, providing access to a sizable image collection and other digital collections owned by the MIT Libraries; the MIT Geodata Repository for a diverse collection of GIS Data; and MIT's DataVerse for licensed social science datasets. MIT Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, the BorrowDirect group, the Boston Library Consortium, DDI Alliance, DuraSpace, HathiTrust, CLIR/Digital Library Federation, the Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, North East Research Libraries, OCLC Research Library Partnership, National Digital Stewardship Alliance, and NISO.

Helen Bailey
Library Fellow for Digital Curation and Preservation
MIT Libraries
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Preservation Department

Preservation Department: "Preservation Department
*NEW* Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship for Summer 2013
Accepting Applications Until March 1, 2013"

The Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship
The University of Chicago Library

The University of Chicago Library is accepting applications for the 2013 Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship. This Internship, established in 2006, has been made possible through the generosity of Dr. Albert Somit (AB '41, PhD '47), University of Chicago alumnus and past president of Southern Illinois University. Dr. Somit has established the Internship to honor his parents' legacy, serve the needs of the Library's collection, and prepare individuals for important work to preserve and protect library materials and other scholarly works so that they are available for research and teaching in the future.

Internship Project, Summer 2013

The Internship is intended to provide firsthand experience and a broader understanding of the care and treatment of library and archives materials in an academic library. Under the direction of the Preservation Librarian, the Intern will learn about the organization and operations of a comprehensive preservation program and preservation issues and challenges within the context of a large research library. For the Summer 2013 Internship, the Intern will work with staff from the Preservation Department to complete a disaster preparedness and recovery plan. This plan will be the major outcome of the internship. The plan should include the following:

a.       Review the most current and relevant literature on the topic and selection of a model or tool that might be used in the creation of a plan;

b.      Create and update a communication tree for first response for each Library building;

c.       Document important first steps to assist in the event of disaster when library materials are affected, ranging from a minor incident to a major event. This information will be available on the Library's website and included as an appendix in the Library's newly updated Emergency Manual;

d.      Develop a specialized training workshop for each Library building to familiarize staff with the contents of the disaster plan and their role in minimizing damage in the case of a disaster.

Eligibility and Requirements:

Graduates and currently enrolled students of a recognized library or conservation program; or students (graduate or undergraduate) with equivalent experience and training in preservation or book conservation. Applicants must be familiar with preservation principles, conservation treatments, and digitization activities and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to accomplish project goals. Coursework in Preservation that includes an introduction to disaster planning and preparedness in libraries is preferred. Familiarity with Windows, word-processing and spreadsheet software is important.

Applicants must commit to six consecutive weeks of full-time work to occur between June 15th and August 30th.  The 2013 Internship provides a $4,000 stipend. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Students who are interested in the Internship should submit a letter of application expressing their interest in this opportunity as well as a resume and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Applications received by March 1st, 2013 will be given first consideration. Please send to:

Sherry Byrne
Preservation Librarian
University of Chicago Library
1100 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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lunedì, febbraio 04, 2013

Appel à candidature - Sélection des pensionnaires 2013-2014

Ringrazio Barbara Cattaneo per la segnalazione

Appel à candidature - Sélection des pensionnaires 2013-2014

Le concours de sélection est ouvert aux artistes et chercheurs de toute nationalité, parlant français et âgés de plus de 20 ans et de moins de 45 ans au 31 décembre 2013. 

Arriva a palazzo Fodri un centro di restauro di libri antichi e pergamene Primi inquilini nello storico immobile della Fondazione Città di Cremona | Cremonaoggi

Diventerà un centro dell’arte e del restauro lo storico Palazzo Fodri di corso Matteotti 17. Al piano terra dello splendido palazzo, di proprietà della Fondazione Città di Cremona, troveranno infatti posto i laboratori di restauro di libri antichi, carte e pergamene di CrForma, clicca sul link per leggere oltre...  Arriva a palazzo Fodri un centro di restauro di libri antichi e pergamene Primi inquilini nello storico immobile della Fondazione Città di Cremona | Cremonaoggi:

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venerdì, febbraio 01, 2013

Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration: Courses European Research Centre for Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration

Ringrazio Elena Canini per la segnalazione:

Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration: Courses:


Horn Centre also offers the highest level of further education. The idea being, that new techniques which originate from research activities are then implemented in the practical work of the conservator-restorers. To do so an educational structure is needed. This is offered at Horn.
At the moment the courses being offered are intended to further the expertise of colleagues.
Later there will be courses aimed mainly at conveying research results. Courses offered will be at the highest level, and will not be repeated. The courses are all intended for further professional development.

All Courses start at 10 am on the first day and finish at 5 pm on the last course day.
All courses are confirmed 1 mounth before they take place. In case the course will not be fully booked, so far registered participants will be informed 4 weeks before the course that it will not take place.
Special material will be brought by the course lecturer and might cause extra costs.
Information about the rooms is provided 3 days before the course, in case you wish for this information earlier, please do contact Mrs. Wieland actively, she will be happy to help you.
We explicitely draw your kind attention to the fact, that it cannot be excluded that you cut, poisen or burn etc. yourself during practical sessions by your own fault. Each participant must take precausions i.e. have basic knowledge in handling tools respectively chemicals and an insurence him/her self before the course starts. The Verein Buchstadt Horn does not take over any guarantee or responsibility.

Accommodation during the course within the building (guesthouse) is obligatory and  included in the price. The guesthouse offeres a kitchen where participants can prepare their own meals and the close connection to the venue is of advantage, but there is no TV and no telefone in the rooms. Internet is available in the rooms with a direct connection.
In case you would like a hotel, which is 5 minutes walk from the venue, but provides all facilities a hotel normaly has, we ask you to express this explicitely, so we can make reservation and the extra billing for you.
The cultural programme offered by the Book town of Horn can be found under the following link: under the "Veranstaltungskalender".
.....and if you plan to stay a bit longer, here are the possibilities what you can visit.

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