Reports and Publications
The production of Latin American library and archive conservation
journals, newsletters, books and pamphlets is on the increase; some
research institutions and national archives publish regularly on
preservation topics. However, most of these resources still exist
only in print form.
Reports on the status of conservation of cultural patrimony form
another important section of preservation literature. Below are a
few examples of government accords and institutional project and
BookLab Notes: Full text
publications on a variety of conservation topics. Currently only in English, but some print versions have been translated into Spanish.
- El Punto: Magazine with Spanish-language articles on a variety of art topics, including conservation and restoration.
Institute, International Documentation Standards for the Protection of
Cultural Objects: Of interest to conservators of a variety of materials.
Commission on Preservation and Access Report: "Preservation Priorities in Latin America," by Dan C. Hazen: An excellent publication that summarizes the decisions
made by the delegates to the August 1994 IFLA convention in Havana, Cuba. In English.
"Digital Collections Inventory Report" by Patricia McClung: Also a Commission on Preservation and Access publication, this one online. Provides links to a number of
large-scale digitization projects, including a few along Latin American
and Caribbean themes. In English.
Conference: An agreement of February 16, 1996 among Costa Rica,
El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá,
México and Belize on many issues, including cooperation in
the preservation of cultural property. In Spanish.
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