30 November 2008

Recording, Documentation, and Information Management, vol. I (2007)

Title: Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles (vol. I)
Author: Robin Letellier, with contributions from Werner Schmid and François LeBlanc
Publisher: The Getty Conservation Institute
Year: 2007
Pages: 174
PDF: (13.1 Mb)
Link: http://www.getty.edu/...

Table of contents:

What are we talking about?
Why is heritage information required?
When is recording indispensable?
Who is producing information, and who is using it?

How does heritage information fit into the conservation process?
Why recording, and who produces records?
What approach is suggested to ensure systematic documentation and good information management?
How are national heritage information policies and related programs developed?

Appendix A: Principles for the Recording of Monuments, Groups of Buildings and Sites
Appendix B: Summary of Gaps and Needs Identified during the 2002 RecorDIM Meeting
Appendix C: Planning for Recording and Analyzing Masonry Deterioration: The Fort Henry Project
Appendix D: Planning for Recording a Specific Structure: The Fort Henry Ditch Tower
Appendix E: Summary of Metric Survey Techniques for Heritage Documentation
Appendix F: Overview and Evaluation of Information Management Tools
Appendix G: Developing a National Heritage Information Policy
Appendix H: Overview of Existing Charters and Guidelines
Annotated Selected Bibliography

See also Volume II: Illustrated Examples

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