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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (JAIC)

  • Publication & delivery update: Vol. 54, No. 1 & 2 have mailed. Contact publications@conservation-us.org if you have not received those issues. Number 3 is forthcoming.
  • Note for members: Access to online JAIC articles is available at the Taylor & Francis website via this page.  
  


The Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (JAIC) is the primary vehicle for the publication of peer-reviewed technical studies, research papers, treatment case studies and ethics and standards discussions relating to the broad field of conservation and preservation of historic and cultural works. Subscribers to JAIC include AIC members, both individuals and institutions, as well as major libraries and universities. JAIC is now published by Taylor & Francis. Taylor & Francis (Routledge) acquired Maney Publishing in 2015. Full archives of the Journal are hosted on the Taylor & Francis website. 

JAIC Archives

JAIC's Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Julio M. del Hoyo-Meléndez (The National Museum in Krakow, Poland)

Senior Editor
Paul Whitmore (Yale University, USA)  

Associate Editors
Greg Bailey (The Walters Art Museum, USA)
Brenda Bernier (Harvard University Library, USA)  
Joshua Freedland (Wiss Janney, Elstner Associates, USA)
Susanne Gänsicke (J. Paul Getty Museum, USA)
Robin Hanson (Cleveland Museum of Art, USA)  
Paul Himmelstein (Appelbaum & Himmelstein, USA)
Julie Lauffenburger (The Walters Art Museum, USA)  
Ellen Pearlstein (University of California, USA)   
Julie A. Reilly (KANEKO, USA)  
Corina Rogge (Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA)
Gregory Dale Smith (Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA)  
Ted Stanley (Princeton University Library, USA)
Catherine H. Stephens (Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA)  
Annie Wilker (The Huntington Library, USA)

Translation Editors
Beatriz Haspo (Library of Congress, USA)
Bruno Pouliot (Winterthur Museum Garden and Library, USA)
Amparo Rueda (APOYOnline, Colombia)

Book Review Editor
Cybele Tom (Art Institute of Chicago, USA)

The Journal's Scope

The Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (JAIC) is the primary vehicle of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) for the publication of peer-reviewed technical studies, research papers, treatment case studies and ethics and standards discussions relating to the broad field of conservation and preservation of historic and cultural works. JAIC welcomes short communications and longer submissions on subjects of interest to professional conservators. Manuscripts are reviewed for their interest and overall suitability for the Journal, as well as for accuracy, clarity, and uniqueness.

The journal welcomes short communications and longer submissions on subjects of interest to professional conservators, especially in areas of:

  •     Architecture
  •     Books and Paper
  •     Electronic media
  •     Paintings
  •     Photography
  •     Objects
  •     Research and Technical studies
  •     Textiles
  •     Wooden Artifacts

Contributing to JAIC


Note: We do not have manuscript cycles. You may submit your article via Editorial Manager at any time. Articles are put into the review process as soon as they are submitted, and assigned on a monthly basis. Accepted articles will be published online as soon as the abstracts are translated. We are very excited to offer this feature for our authors.

Subscribing to JAIC


JAIC subscription is a benefit of membership to AIC. To find a membership option that meets your needs, visit the Member Center >>

If you would like your institution to subscribe to gain organization-wide access, please visit Maney at www.maneyonline.com/pricing/jac.

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