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Volume 15 - Spring 2003


 
 

The Chantry Library

The Institute of Paper Conservation
 

The Institute of Paper Conservation, IPC Chantry Library is now open and ready to serve the community of conservators, researchers and the general public worldwide.

Named after Judith Chantry, IPC's long serving Librarian, the Library houses some 1000 volumes and hundreds of periodicals related to book and paper conservation. The collection is permanently updated and currently undergoing a process of major expansion.

The Library offers a comfortable area of study. Readers have free access to all its holdings. Facilities include a photocopier and the use of a computer with direct links to all Oxford University web services and easy access to a wide range of related information resources.

In addition to OLIS, the Library has made its collections and services available via a dedicated web site. The information available includes description of the Library's books and periodicals

  • search facilities of in-house catalogues
  • general library services
  • contact details
  • links to worldwide conservation resources such as the National Paper Museum, AATA, and Conservation Bibliography (BCIN)

How to get book details from OLIS

Comprehensive information on all books in the Library is available online via the Oxford University Library System (OLIS). Books in IPC's Library will appear under Magdalen College Library holdings. They are marked IPC, followed by the shelf mark.

For example, a search for Early Bindings in Paper would be:

  1. connect to http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/olis/
  2. select GeoWeb (http://library.ox.ac.uk)
  3. connect to OLIS
  4. click on Both Oxford OLIS and Bodleian Pre-1920 Catalogues
  5. browse by title, author, subject, place of publication, etc.
  6. to access the holdings details, click on Full Record

Services

Copies of articles are now easily obtainable from the Librarian. Articles are currently sent by post but arrangements for sending them by email are in progress.

To order:
Write, telephone or email the Librarian.
Cost:
0.25 per page
£1.50 postage UK
£2.50 postage EU
£4.50 postage overseas
Payment:
Credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Switch).
Cheque (sterling only) payable to 'IPC Chantry Library'
Visits:
Members are welcome to visit during Library hours but please telephone the Librarian for an appointment.
Library hours:
Mondays 9.00 am -1.00 pm
Thursdays 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
   
Contact  
   
Librarian:
Dr Cristina Neagu
Email:
library@ipc.org.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)1865 251303
Address:
Grove Cottage, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3TX, United Kingdom
Web Site:
http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/ipc-chantry/
   
Book Collection      
       
Subject Areas
Shelfmark
Subject Areas
Shelfmark
Art History
AH
Conservation - Paper
ConP
Book Binding
BB
Documentation & Description
DD
Book History
BH

Frames

FM
Collection Care - General Preservation
Cc
Health & Safety
HS
Collection Care - Disaster Mitigation
CcD
Materials & Techniques
MT
Collection Care - Environmental Control
CcE
Paper History
PaH
Collection Care - Exhibitions
CcEx
Paper Manufacture
PaM
Collection Care - Pest Management
CcP
Paper Science
PaS
Collection Care - Security
CcS
Preprints
Pre
Collection Care - Storage
CcSt
Printing
PR
Conservation - General
Con
Reprographics
RP
Conservation - Book
ConB
Science - General
SC
   
Skin
SK
 

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