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Welcome to the Studies in Conservation 2018 resource page. Here you can find free articles, open access articles, and supplemental material.

The following Studies in Conservation supplements, sponsored by the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, will be of special interest to those attending inArt2018, ChemCH 2018, and related conferences:

Interested in submitting to Studies in Conservation? Find instructions for authors here.

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  • Eight issues of Studies in Conservation*, the leading international journal in this field.
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Enjoy free access throughout 2018 to an array of recent articles below:

Free-Access Articles

The following Studies in Conservation articles are free to read throughout 2018.

Open Access Articles

Below is a selection of Studies in Conservation's open access articles.

Articles Related to the 2018 IIC Turin Congress

These articles relating to sessions at the 2018 IIC Turin Congress are free to access until 31st December 2018.