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A Note from the Director

Documenting Our Past for the Future
Documentation, which can create a lasting record of heritage in the event that it is lost, is increasingly recognized as essential to conservation. How does documentation contribute to the conservation process, and what efforts are under way to increase its use?

People and Technology: A Discussion about Heritage Documentation
Alonzo Addison of the University of California, Berkeley, Paul Bryan of English Heritage, and Werner Schmid, a private conservator based in Rome, talk with Rand Eppich and Jeffrey Levin of the GCI.

Protecting Iraq's Sites and Monuments: Support for a Nation's Keepers of Cultural Heritage
Since 2004 the Getty Conservation Institute and the World Monuments Fund have been working together on an initiative to help rebuild the professional expertise and heritage infrastructure in Iraq.

From Silk Road to Digital Domain: Managing Information for a Wall Paintings Conservation Project
A wall paintings conservation project of the Getty Conservation Institute and the Dunhuang Academy in China provides insight into the complexity of information management, illustrating the challenges involved, as well as some solutions.

GCI News: Projects, Events, and Publications
Updates on Getty Conservation Institute projects, events, publications, and staff.

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