1 May 2009

Preservation and Conservation Satellite Conference, Rome, 2009: Proceedings now on line

Date: 
31 August, 2009 - 2 September, 2009
Location: 
Istituto centrale per il restauro e la conservazione del patrimonio archivistico e librario, Via Milano,76 -- 00184, Rome, Italy
Description: 

There were 2 days of presentations that highlighted particular aspects and issues related to Preservation.

The first day featured preservation and conservation activities in several major and famous places in Rome:

The Vatican Library (http://www.vaticanlibrary.va), The Istituto Centrale per il Restauro e la Conservazione del Patrimonio Archivistico e Librario (http://www.icpal.beniculturali.it) and the Library of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana (http://www.lincei.it/). 

The second day included two sessions, focusing respectively on
topics associated with robotic mass digitisation of cultural heritage
library materials, and on exhibition advances for cultural heritage
library material.

For details concerning this event,
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Proceedings

Monday August 31 

 

Welcome and Introductions

  • Armida Batori, Director of the ICPAL

  • Maurizio Fallace, Director General for Library Heritage in Italy (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali) (Italiano)

  • Monsignore Cesare Pasini, Prefect of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

  • Per Cullhed, Chair of IFLA P&C Section

  • Christiane Baryla, IFLA-PAC Core Activity Director

The Vatican Library

  • Introduction / by Monsignore Cesare Pasini, Prefect (English/Italiano

  • The Laboratory of Restoration of the Vatican Library / by Dr Angela Nuñez Gaitán, Restorer (English/Italiano) and Dr Marta Grimaccia, Restorer (English/Italiano)

  • The use of photography for manuscripts preservation / by Irmgard Schuler, Photographer, Photographic Laboratory of the Vatican Library (English/Italiano)

The Istituto centrale per il restauro e la conservazione del patrimonio archivistico e librario

  • Structure and mission of the Institute / by Armida Batori, Director of the ICPAL (English)

  • Presentation of “The PREM Project”: the Italian emergency plan for archives and libraries / by Gloria Cirocchi, Assunta Di Febo, Paola F. Munafò (English)

  • A success story: two “codex” discovered
    in the Mediterranean Sea (Sicily Canal) / by
    Ignazio Lodato, Restorer, Biblioteca centrale della Regione siciliana (Italiano)

Library of the Academia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana

  • Preventive conservation in the Library of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana: projects and experiences / by Ebe Antetomaso, Chief Librarian for the Ancient printed books section (Italiano)

Tuesday September 1

 

Robot digitization and preservation in museums and libraries 

  • Robotic mass digitization of cultural heritage materials / by Stephan Tratter, Treventus Mechatronics GmbH (English)

  • The possibilities for robotic scanning on cultural heritage materials / by Marcel Aldewereld, Kirtas Europe (English)

  • Book scanning solutions: features and benefits with a special focus on scanning quality / by Joerg Vogler, President of Zeutschel GmbH (English)

  • Mass digitization of rare books - important aspects of conservation / by Irmhild Schäfer, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (English)

  • The use of robots for digitization of cultural heritage materials / by Philippe Vallas, Bibliothèque nationale de France

Exhibition advances for cultural heritage library materials

Moderator: Lieve Watteeuw, Coordinator of ICOM-CC 

  • Exhibitions- preservation and meaning /by Per Cullhed  (English)

  • The experiences of a web based monitoring system for climate control at Uppsala University  Library / by Lars Björdal, Uppsala University Library  (English)

  • "Visual Storage" Exhibition Techniques and other Developments at the Library of Congress / by Dianne van der Reyden,
    Library of Congress (
    English)

Thanks and Summary / by Per Cullhed and Christiane Baryla 

 

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PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Conferences, Italy

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