Protecting Cultural Objects

CONTENTS


Cover
Foreword
Acknowledgments

PART ONE: BACKGROUND
The Threats to the World's Cultural Objects
The Response of the International Community
The Importance of Documentation in the Protection of Cultural Objects
Networked Access to Information
The Need for Documentation Standards
The Value of Core Information
The Objectives of This Project

PART TWO: SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
The Survey
The Organizations
Use of Information Technology
Visual Documentation
Condition Information
Candidate Core Categories
Range of Agreements

PART THREE: THE CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION
Categories of Information: Summary
Appendix A: Responding Organizations and Initiatives
Appendix B: Results of the Survey of Condition Reporting Documentation
Notes
Selected Bibliography