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Study Series

The Study Series collection was launched in 1995 as a vehicle for disseminating the work of the International Committees (see also the list of publications for sale). Eleven issues have been produced to date:

Study Series - Cahiers d'étude
  1. ICOM-CC (International Committee for Conservation) - 1995 (out of print)
    On-line Version (327 Ko)
  2. CECA (International Committee for Education and Cultural Action) - 1996 (out of print)
    On-line Version (334 Ko)
  3. CIDOC (International Committee for Documentation) - 1996 (out of print)
    On-line Version (354 Ko)
  4. ICMS (International Committee for Museum Security) - 1997 (out of print)
    On-line Version
  5. AVICOM (International Committee for Audiovisual and Image and Sound New Technologies) - 1998 (out of print)
    On-line Version (340 Ko)
  6. ICR (International Committee for Regional Museums) - 1999 (out of print)
    On-line Version
  7. NATHIST (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History) -1999 (out of print)
    On-line Version
    (599 Ko)
  8. ICOFOM (International Committee for Museology) - 2000 (out of print)
    On-line Version (370 Ko)
  9. ICMAH (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Archeology and History) - 2001 (out of print)
    On-line Version (426 Ko)
  10. ICTOP (International Committee for the training of Personnel) - 2002 (out of print)
    On-line Version
    (239 Ko)
  11. UMAC (International Committee for University Museums and Collections) - 2003 (out of print)
    On-line Version
    (343 Ko)
  12. INTERCOM (International Committee on Management) - 2006
    On-line Version (
    296 Ko)
    Available on sale, please contact the secretariat

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The Study Series is sent free of charge to all ICOM members. Each issue is devoted to one of ICOM's International Committees, and proposes to give an account of the state of affairs in the specialism concerned. The 32-page publication is trilingual (English/French/Spanish), with the languages distributed proportionately across the volume. Each article is accompanied by a summary in the two other languages.

International Committees submit their publication projects to the Executive Council. Once the latter has given its approval, the International Committees then take charge of the specialist aspects of the publication. They are responsible for choosing and contacting the authors, taking care to ensure that their particular field and their working groups as a whole are given a fair representation. International committees take care of copyright for the texts and photographs to be published. They also manage translations. The final manuscript is then submitted by Email or on disk to the ICOM Secretariat, which is responsible for publication.

Updated: 28 September 2007