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Cultural Materials Conservation

A guide to resources relevant to Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne Library

Preservation of photographs

Finding books

To find books on a particular subject, use a keyword search on the library catalogue. For example:

photography history

photograph* conservation

calotype

"fox talbot"

Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results. You might need to limit your search by adding more words from your keyword list; for example:

photography history 19th century

photograph* conservation manuals

You can also use the subject links to find relevant material:

Color photography -- Printing processes.

Daguerreotype -- History.

Photographs -- Conservation and restoration.

Photography -- Digital techniques.

Photographs -- Trimming, mounting, etc.

Selected web resources

Finding journal articles