Conservation eJournals

Conservation eJournals

We subscribe to a variety of journals with a focus on conservation. To see full lists of issues, search for a journal title via the Library Catalogue. See our guide for searching for journals by issue here​. Alternatively, you can access journals directly from the publisher's site. Email and we will send you the relevant passwords.


With a wealth of journals to choose from, we've selected some examples of conservation journals we think you might find useful:

Studies in Conservation

An international, peer-reviewed journal aimed at researchers and practitioners in the arts, archaeology, built heritage, materials history among others. Articles relate to developments and best practice in the conservation of historic and artistic works. 

Journal of Conservation & Museum Studies

The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is fully peer reviewed and Open Access. It contains research on conservation science, artefact studies, restoration, museum studies, environment studies, collection management and curation.

Art Conservator

Art Conservator, is a triannual publication which covers various aspects of treatment methodology, technical analysis, and research carried out by conservators. Each instalment also contains a Technical Bulletin prepared by conservators, which delves in-depth into a topic of importance to museum professionals and others working with cultural objects.

Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage: Historical Technical Journal

Areas of publication include: art History, diagnosis, restoration, maintenance, conservation, preventive conservation and book, codex, manuscript production in its historical context, as well as environmental monitoring.

Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage / Quaderni di Scienza della Conservazione

Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage is a peer-reviewed open access academic journal. It is published by the Department of Cultural Heritage of the Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna. Its scope is both historical and technical, covering conservation science for cultural heritage.

The International Journal of Conservation Science (IJCS)

This is a high quality peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of original research papers in applied conservation science and its broad range of applications. IJCS it is an open access journal. All content is freely available to any user.