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Bibliography for the Conservation of Digital Prints

Edited by Martin Jürgens, September 2003

 

General texts:

Agfa-Gevaert. 1994. An introduction to digital scanning. Digital Colour Prepress 4.

American National Standard Institute, 1996. ANSI/NAPM IT9.20-1996, American national standard for imaging materials - reflection prints - storage practices. New York, NY: American National Standard Institute.

Becker, D. and Kasper, K. 1996. Digital prints - technology, materials, image quality & stability. In Ein Bild sagt mehr als tausend Bits - Über Informationsgehalt, Aussagekraft und Halbarkeit herkömmlicher und digitaler Bilder. Tagungsband der Schule für Gestaltung Bern und Sonderdruck des Rundbrief Fotografie. Göppingen: Museumsverband Baden-Württemberg e.V.

Brill, T. 1980. Light: its interaction with art and antiquities. New York, London: Plenum Press.

Cost, F. 1997. Pocket guide to digital printing. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers.

Diamond, A.S. (ed.) 1991. Handbook of imaging materials. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc.

Dobrusskin, S. et al. 2001. Faustregeln für die Fotoarchivierung. Rundbrief Fotografie Sonderheft 1, 4th ed.

Durbeck, R.C. and Sherr, S. (ed.) 1988. Output hardcopy devices. Boston: Academic Press, Inc.

Eldred, N. 1992. Chemistry for the graphic arts. 2nd ed. San Carlos, CA: Hatcher Trade Press Inc.

Haas, W.E. 1989. Non-impact printing technologies. In Imaging processes and materials, Neblette's eigth edition. Ed. John Sturge, Vivian Walworth, and Allan Shepp. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Hendriks, K.B. 1989. The stability and preservation of recorded images. In Imaging processes and materials, Neblette's eigth edition. Ed. John Sturge, Vivian Walworth, and Allan Shepp. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Hofmann, R. 1996. Farbmittel digitaler Ausdruckmedien - Drucktechnik und Haltbarkeit. In Ein Bild sagt mehr als tausend Bits - Über Informationsgehalt, Aussagekraft und Halbarkeit herkömmlicher und digitaler Bilder. Tagungsband der Schule für Gestaltung Bern und Sonderdruck des Rundbrief Fotografie. Göppingen: Museumsverband Baden-Württemberg e.V. www.foto.unibas.ch/~rundbrief/les34.htm

ISO/FDIS 11798. Information and documentation ­ Permanence and durability of writing, printing, and copying on paper ­ Requirements and test methods.

ISO 18920:2000. Imaging materials -- Processed reflection prints ­ Storage.

Jarry, N. 1996. Computer imaging technology: the process of identification. In The book and paper group annual 15. Washington, DC: The Book and Paper Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 53-59.

Johnson, H. 2003. Mastering digital prints. Cincinnati, OH: Muska & Lipman Publishing.

Jürgens, M.C. 1998. Preservation of ink jet hardcopies. Rochester, New York: Rochester Institute of Technology: www.knaw.nl/ecpa/publ/jurgens.html

Jürgens, M.C. 2000. Konservierung von Digitalprints. Rundbrief Fotografie, N.F. 28, 7(4). 18-19.

Jürgens, M.C. 2001. Identifizierung von Digitaldrucken. Papierrestaurierung 2(4). 2-7.

Jürgens, M.C. 2001. Toward a methodology for the identification of digital print formats. In Postprints: preservation and conservation issues related to digital printing. London: Institute of Physics, 60-65.

Larish, J.J. 1990. Display and output of images. In Electronic photography. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books. 149-195.

Lowe, A. 1997. Digital hard copy: discreteness and the dot. London: Permaprint.

Lowe, A. 1999. From imprint to printout: surface and digital printing. In Care of photographic, moving image, & sound collections. Conference Papers, York, 20-24th July 1998. Leigh, UK: Institute of Paper Conservation. 66-71.

Norville-Day, H. and Jaques, S. 1999. Conservation considerations with the acquisition of works of art made using digital technology. In Care of photographic, moving image, & sound collections. Conference Papers, York, 20-24th July 1998. Leigh, UK: Institute of Paper Conservation.

Orlenko, K. and Stewart, E. 1996. A conservator's perspective on the processes and materials used in the production of computer-generated documents. In International conference on conservation and restoration of archive and library materials. Erice, 22nd-29th April 1996, preprints 1. Rome: Istituto centrale per la patologia del libro. 265-273.

Orlenko, K. and Stewart, E. 1997. Conservation implications of computer-generated printing. In IPC conference papers, London. Leigh, UK: The Institute of Paper Conservation.

Ravich, L.E. 1989. Electronic imaging. In Imaging processes and materials, Neblette's eigth edition. Ed. John Sturge, Vivian Walworth, and Allan Shepp. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Smith, A. and Thompson, R. (eds.) 2001. Conference proceedings: Preservation and conservation issues related to digital printing. 26-27 October 2000. London: Institute of Physics.

Thompson, B. 1999. Printing materials: science and technology. Surrey, UK: Pira International.

Wilhelm, H. and Brower, C. 1993. The permanence and care of color photographs: traditional and digital color prints, color negatives, slides and motion pictures. Grinell, Iowa: Preservation Publishing Company. www.wilhelm-research.com

 

Electrostatic Processes

Grattan, D. 2000. The stability of photocopied and laser-printed documents and images: general guidelines. Technical Bulletin 22. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Conservation Institute.

Hillcoat-Imanishi, A. 1999. An investigation into the archival properties of colour photocopies and inkjet prints: summary of a procject undertaken at Camberwell College of Art as part of a BA in Paper Conservation. V&A conservation journal 30, 14-16.

McColgin, M. 1987. Photocopying on archival paper. The Abbey newsletter 11(8), Dec. 1987.

Norville-Day, H. 1994. The conservation of faxes and colour photocopies. In Modern works - modern problems? Conference Papers. London: The Institute of Paper Conservation.

Subt, S.S. 1987. Archival quality of Xerographic copies. Restaurator 8(1), 29-39.

Urbons, K. 1993. Copy Art. Kunst und Design mit dem Fotokopierer. 2. ed. Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag.

Urbons, K. 1998. Technik und Kunst der Fotokopie, Teil I: Technik und Kunst der Fotokopie. Rundbrief Fotografie, N.F. 19, 5(3). Sept. 1998. 38-42.

Urbons, K. 1998. Technik und Kunst der Fotokopie, Teil II: Konservatorische Aspekte. Rundbrief Fotografie, N.F. 20, 5(4). Dez. 1998. 8-11.

 

Thermal Processes

Eastman Kodak Co. 1993. Environmental effects on the stability of images on Kodak thermal print and transparency material. Technical information data sheet T12080, revised 5/97. Rochester, NY.

Hibino, I. 1998. High resolution thermal transfer technology (Micro Dry TM technology). In IS&T's 1998 PICS Conference. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 100-102.

Jackson, C. 1989. A short research project into the permanence of thermal fax papers. The Abbey Newsletter 13(8). Dec. 1989. 133-134, 136.

Norville-Day, H. 1994. The conservation of faxes and colour photocopies. In Modern works - modern problems? Conference Papers. London: The Institute of Paper Conservation.

 

Ink Jet Processes

Alpers, P. 1999. The evolution of the term 'giclée'. Digital Fine Art Magazine. Spring 1999.

Allred, D. and Schwartz, N. 1996. Light stability characteristics of contone ink jet printing systems: the effect of printing with dots. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T.106-107.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). 2000. Standard for measuring the dark stability of ink jet prints (F2035-00).

Fryberg, M., Hofmann, R. and Brugger, P.A., Ilford AG (Switzerland). 1997. Permanence of ink-jet prints: a multi-aspect affair. In 13th international congress on advances in non-impact printing technologies proceedings. 595.

Jürgens, M.C. 1998. Preservation of ink jet hardcopies. Rochester, New York: Rochester Institute of Technology: http://www.knaw.nl/ecpa/publ/jurgens.html

Lavédrine, B., Gillet, M., Garnier, C. and Leroy, M. 1997. Étude de la stabilité photochimique d'impressions couleurs à jet d'encre. In Nouvelle de l'Arsag. 13. 16-18.

Papanagiotou, C. 2001. Ink-jet printing as an alternative method of image re-integration. Paper Conservation News 97, March 2001. 10-13.

Robb, A. 2001. The effect of relative humidity on ink-jet prints. In Postprints: preservation and conservation issues related to digital printing. London: Institute of Physics.

Sarver, P. 1997. The giclée: rising star among prints. Art Trends. August/September 1997.

Wilhelm, H. 2000. The intimate relationship of inks and papers: you can't talk about the permanence of one without considering the other. www.wilhelm-research.com

Wilhelm, H. and McCormick-Goodhart, M. 2000. An overview of the permanence of inkjet prints compared with traditional color prints. In IS&T's eleventh international symposium on photofinishing technologies, final program and proceedings. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 34-39. www.wilhelm-research.com

Wilhelm, H. and McCormick-Goodhart, M. 2000. Humidity induced color changes and ink migration effects in Inkjet photoggraphs in real-world environmental conditions. In IS&T'sNIP16: international conference on digital printing technologies, proceedings. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 74-77. www.wilhelm-research.com

Wilhelm, H. and McCormick-Goodhart, M. 2002. How long will they last? An overview of the light-fading stability of inkjet prints and traditional color photographs. In IS&T's 12th international symposium on photofinishing technology, final program and proceedings. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 32-37. www.wilhelm-research.com

 

Ink Jet Processes - Technology

Adams, R. 1996. Phase change ink jet technology. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 138-141.

Andreottola, M. 1989. Inks and papers for ink jet printing. In SPIE proceedings: hard copy output 1079. Bellingham, WA: SPIE. 335-341.

Barker, L., dePierne, O. and Proverb, R. 1996. Effects of surface-size treatment on performance of plain paper in non-impact printing. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 257-260.

Gendler, P. 1996. Materials aspects for high quality color thermal ink jet printing. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 188-190.

Gregory, P. 1996. Dyes versus pigments: the truth. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 276-278.

Gregory, P. and Bradbury, R. 1998. Azo dyes: enhanced light fastness from photofading studies. In International congress on imaging science (ICPS): final programme and proceedings 2. Mortsel, Belgium: IS&T European Chapter. 90-93.

Hanson, E. (ed.) 2000. IS&T: Recent progress in ink-jet technologies II. Springfield, VA: IS&T.

Hopper, N. 1996. Digital printing phenomenon. In TAPPI: new printing technologies: symposium proceedings. Atlanta, GA: TAPPI Press. 31-63.

Kenyon, R.W. 1996. Beyond the black - novel high waterfast dyes for colour ink jet printing. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 278-280

Le, H.P. 1998. Progress and Trends in Ink-jet Printing Technology. Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 42(1).

Lee, D., Fass, W. and Winslow, A. 1996. Engineering an ink jet paper - what's involved? In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 247-253

MacPherson, I. 1990. Pigments for ink and non impact printing. In SPIE: hard copy and printing materials, media, and process 1253, Bellingham, WA: SPIE. 118-135.

Mills, R. 1996. Ink jet printing: past, present and future. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 12-15.

Oka, H. and Kimura, A. 1996. The physiochemical environment of acid red insolubilized in an ink-jet paper. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 221-225.

Okawara, M, Kitao, T., Hirashima, T. and Matsuoka, M. 1988. Organic colorants: a handbook of data of selected dyes for electro-optical applications. Tokyo, Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier.

Sakaki, M., Hirose, M. and Katayama, M. 1996. Development of plain paper for color bubble jet printing. In TAPPI: new printing technologies: symposium proceedings. Atlanta, GA: TAPPI Press. 149-152.

Sarada, T., and Cartin, J. 1996. Piezo driven drop on demand inkjet technologies, inks and papers. In TAPPI: new printing technologies: symposium proceedings. Atlanta, GA: TAPPI Press. 155-159.

Sobotka, W. 1989. New developments in papermaking for non-impact printing technologies. In SPIE proceedings: hard copy output 1079. Bellingham, WA: SPIE. 301-307.

Vaught, J. 1995. Thermal ink jet: a historical recollection. In IS&T Reporter 10(2). 1-2.

Walchli, P. 1996. A novel approach to ij film (or paper) media granting highest resolution, fast drying and high durability. In IS&T: Recent progress in ink jet technologies. Ed. Rezanka and Eschbach. Springfield, VA: IS&T. 253-256.

Work, R. 1998. Outdoor durable pigmented ink jet inks. In International congress on imaging science (ICPS): Final programme and proceedings 2. Mortsel, Belgium: IS&T European Chapter. 85-87.