A subject reader will be available in the pre-teaching period. Additional texts may be recommended.
Recommended texts and other resources
In addition to the Subject Reader, the following texts are recommended for this subject and can be purchased from online book stores and/or borrowed from the Baillieu library (copies will also be available in class):
- Artioli, G 2010. Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: an introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science, New York: Oxford University Press (UniM Bail high use 930.1028 ARTI).
- Hodges, C 1987. Artefacts - an introduction to early materials and technology, London: Duckworth (UniM Bail 609.03 HODG).
- Horie, C 1987. Materials for Conservation: Organic Consolidants, Adhesives and Coatings, London: Butterworths (UniM Bail high use 667.9 HORI) (electronic resource).
- Mills, J & White, R 1994. The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects, Oxford: Butterworth adn Heinemann (UniM Bail high use 069.53 MILL) (electronic resource).
- Odegaard, N, Carroll, S & Zimmit, WS 2000. Material Characterization Tests for Objects of Art and Archaeology. London: Archetype Publications (UniM Bail high use 620.110287 ODEG).
- Skoog, DA, West, DM, Holler, FJ & Crouch, S 2014. Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 9th edition, USA: Brooks/Cole (UniM ERC open high use 543 SKOO).
- Stuart, B 2007. Analytical Techniques in Materials Conservation, London: Wiley (UniM Bail high use 702.88 STUA).
It is also recommended students purchase a chemistry dictionary.
Further recommended readings are listed in this guide and on the LMS. You are encouraged to augment your understanding of the topics discussed by drawing on this list. In addition, it is expected that you will develop your own learning and knowledge through wider reading and research, particularly with regard to completion of assessment items.
Additional texts may be recommended.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Specialisation (formal) Principles of Cultural Materials Conservation
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 6 December 2019