Need help from a conservator? Call 202-452-9545 or use our Find a Conservator tool.

National Heritage Responders

Is an Emergency Affecting your Collection? 

Is an emergency (such as a natural or manmade disaster) affecting your institution? Call our response team 24/7 at 202-661-8068.  
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Online Resources

ANAGPIC Graduate Student Research

ANAGPICANAGPIC, the Association of North American Graduate Programs in the Conservation of Cultural Property, hosts an annual conference to feature research by conservation graduate students. Papers and posters presented at the conferences since 2005 are available at the ANAGPIC website

Conservation Online (CoOL)

CoOL is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.

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Blog - Conservators Converse

Stay current on AIC's activities, including annual meeting session summaries, and discover new stories about how conservation is affecting the world. Additionally, any AIC member may write a blog post to share; contact AIC's e-Editor Rachael Arenstein at

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JSTOR Access

JPASS: Your personal access plan to a digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals on JSTOR. 
   Access the most influential research and ideas published in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences over centuries—anywhere, anytime.

AIC members have reduced-price access to JSTOR through JPASS. An annual pass is now just $99, with the option to purchase one month of access for $19.50.

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We maintain a variety of email lists that allow for efficient management of its groups and functions, and foster peer-to-peer exchanges that form an important part of our knowledge base.

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Postprints (Open Access)

Several specialty groups offer free access to their postprint articles. Visit these sites to search for articles, topics, and authors:

Social Media

Did you know that AIC is on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Flickr? Find and connect to us at...

Guidelines for Staff and Volunteer Leadership Use of Social Media


The FAIC-supported STASH (Storage Techniques for Art, Science, and History) resource provides information and tools so that institutions of all types, sizes, and resource levels can learn how to create safe and appropriate storage solutions. The website at presents the original content published in the SPNHC’s 1992 publication Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions as well as updates and new solutions submitted by museum, library and archive professionals.



AIC has created a wiki based on the Specialty Group Conservation Catalogs. Learn more about this project >>

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