books are multi-media and how can they just be relegated to print collections?Libraries, museums and archives may struggle with knowing how to handle suchcollections. The author provides an in-depth look at the history, process, andrelated fields associated with the artist book such as typography and printing.Conti, A. (2007).
A history of the restoration and conservation of works of art.
Oxford:Elsevier Ltd. [translated by Helen Glanville]This text has been described as being a hermeneutics of conservation. It is a verytheoretical and philosophical approach to looking at the history of artconservation. The chapters go into great detail regarding the three levels of restoration techniques and show specific examples and illustrations for analysis.These levels are 1) restoration as conservation, 2) aesthetic restoration, and 3)visible restoration.Forde, H. (2007).
London: Facet Publishing.This is a excellent guide for archivists in developing preservation policies andstrategies. The author provides in-depth coverage of addressing issues regardingenvironment, risk-management and assessment, handling, storage, digitization,access, exhibiting and setting up a workshop. It is a very practical and usefulguide not only for archives but for libraries and museums as well.Gascoigne, B. (2004).
How to identify prints: A complete guide to manual and mechanical processes from woodcut to inkjet.
New York, NY: Thames & Hudson.This book is an excellent reference for printing techniques and terms. The book isdivided into three sections: detailed descriptions of print types, how to identify prints, and then a vocabulary of terms, bibliography and a glossary index. This