Project talk:General disclaimer
Disclaimers on the AIC Wiki[edit source]
The information below is collected from across the AIC wiki to begin a discussion on improving disclaimers across the site. Two types of statements are seen as necessary: --RPArenstein (talk) 18:04, 14 May 2017 (CDT)
- A statement on the Main Page
- Treatment pages - pages that discuss the specific of treatments should make it clear that this information is to be used by trained conservators who understand the treatments and materials. Using treatments on other materials e.g. paper treatment on other substrates, may result in damage. The disclaimer should link to Find A Conservator
- Statements that provide a clearly understood structure for where a page stands in the editing process. Some pages have been heavily vetted before they go off-line and others not. A standardized set of markers would be useful.
From the AIC wiki guidelines page section on disclaimers:
All pages regarding treatment or hands-on procedure have a disclaimer to advert against the use of the described procedures by non-conservators. The disclaimer reads: “ This article describes conservation procedures. It is meant to be used as exchange of technical information among trained art conservators and should not be used by non-conservators to intervene in cultural property."
STATE In progress, 1/30/2012
BPG Book catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Books_Section_2_-_Examination_and_Documentation_-_Chapter_2._Documentation
BPG Paper catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=BP_Chapter_1_-_Fiber_Identification
OSG catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Archaeological_Objects
BPG catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Books_Section_2_-_Examination_and_Documentation_-_Chapter_2._Documentation
PMG catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=PMG_Cased_Photographs
The goal of this wiki page is to provide information on the broad range of materials and topics encountered in the conservation of paintings. This information is intended to be used by conservators, museum professionals, and members of the public for educational purposes only. It is not designed to substitute for the consultation of a trained conservator. To find a conservator, please visit AIC's Find a Conservator page.
PSG catalog - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Paintings&action=edit
Exhibition Standards & Guidelines - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Exhibition_Standards_%26_Guidelines
History of Conservators & Conservation - http://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=History_of_Conservation_and_Conservators&action=edit
BPG Disclaimer from https://www.conservation-wiki.com/w/index.php?title=Book_and_Paper_Group_Wiki&action=edit§ion=5 The Paper Conservation Catalog and the AIC Wiki were developed by, and for, professional conservators. While persons in related fields will benefit from being acquainted with its content, neither is intended to provide step-by-step recipes for the untrained. Also, the PCC was created over the course of several decades, and there are out-of-date sections. When using the wiki, readers are strongly encouraged to consult the growing body of relevant literature.