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Short paragraph defining and introducing the topic. For older chapters, this will frequently replace the existing "Purpose" or "Statement of Purpose" section. Also, please make all Page Names and Section Titles follow "Headline Capitalization" not "Sentence capitalization".

Original Compilers: Firstname Lastname, Firstname Lastname
For a full list of the original contributors to this page, see the section below on History of This Page.
Wiki Compilers:
Wiki Contributors: Firstname Lastname, your name could be here

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Internal Links

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For more information, see Wikipedia page on internal links.

link to page with link to pdf:
title of handout

link directly to pdf (preferred):
title of handout

via file path (same as the preferred method):
title of handout

Horton, Richard 2000. “Glossary of Terms Relating to Photo Albums” in Conservation of Scrapbooks and Albums: Postprints of the Book and Paper Group/Photographic Materials Group Joint Session at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 21-28. AIC, Washington, DC.


Please follow the BPG Reference and Bibliography Protocols.

Here are templates for book and article citations.

Lastname, Firstname. Year. Book Title in Italics. Location: Publisher.
Lastname, Firstname. Year. "Article Title in Quotations." Journal Title in Italics volume# (issue#): page number range.
If you link to an online version, embed the link in the article title, include a DOI if available, and the date you accessed the online version. Omit the page number range.

And examples:

Clapp, Anne F. 1979. Curatorial Care of Works of Art on Paper. Oberlin, OH: Intermuseum Conservation Laboratory.
Ogden, Sherelyn. 1991. “Preservation Options for Scrapbook and Album Formats.” Book and Paper Group Annual 10. Accessed October 9, 2014.

History of This Page

This section is optional, but recommended for Paper Conservation Wiki pages. An example is below.

Former Wiki Compilers:
2014-2015: Firstname Lastname, Firstname Lastname, (alphabetical)

BPG Wiki
In 2009, the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) launched the AIC Wiki with funding assistance from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), a division of the National Parks Service. Along with catalogs from other specialty groups, the published Paper Conservation Catalog and the unpublished Book Conservation Catalog were transcribed into a Wiki environment. In 2017, the BPG Wiki Coordinators [or volunteer name] reformatted this page by removing the legacy numbered outline format and improving internal links. ----or--- In 2017, the BPG Wiki Coordinators [or volunteer name] reformatted this chapter by removing the legacy numbered outline format, combining the sections on "Materials and Treatment" and "Treatment Variations", renaming sections, and improving internal links.

Paper Conservation Catalog (print edition 1984-1994)
Prior to the creation of the AIC Conservation Wiki, this chapter was created in 1994 as Chapter 1: Fiber Identification of the 9th edition of the Paper Conservation Catalog, (print edition 1984-1994) by the following:

Compiler: Debora Mayer

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