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Sharing knowledge

From: Niccolo Caldararo <caldararo<-at->
Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Jean D. Portell <jeandp [at] aol__com> writes

>If Niccolo Caldararo's (and Robert Organ's) proposal advances, and
>there will be a (presumably restricted) venue where professional
>conservators can share with each other detailed reports of their
>work, that venue ought to include a signpost pointing to
>Conservation OnLine. Because perusing CoOL's searchable archive of
>decades of technical communications on the Conservation DistList
>could inspire someone to devise a needed new technique--and help
>someone else to avoid 'reinventing the wheel.'
>
>While conservators are comparing evolving methodologies of modern
>conservation/restoration, we need to be aware also that the ethics
>of our field are still evolving. CoOL makes it easy to compare the
>Codes of Ethics of many cultural-preservation organizations, by
>providing hyperlinks directly to them:
>
>    <URL:http://cool.conservation-us.org/bytopic/ethics/>

Yes, I agree with Jean.  I was hoping that this could be added as a
pathway to CoOL but I understand that the cost of doing that might
be prohibitive and maintenance costly as well.

Niccolo

>If Niccolo Caldararo's (and Robert Organ's) proposal advances, and
>there will be a (presumably restricted) venue where professional
>conservators can share with each other detailed reports of their
>work, that venue ought to include a signpost pointing to
>Conservation OnLine. Because perusing CoOL's searchable archive of
>decades of technical communications on the Conservation DistList
>could inspire someone to devise a needed new technique--and help
>someone else to avoid 'reinventing the wheel.'
>
>While conservators are comparing evolving methodologies of modern
>conservation/restoration, we need to be aware also that the ethics
>of our field are still evolving. CoOL makes it easy to compare the
>Codes of Ethics of many cultural-preservation organizations, by
>providing hyperlinks directly to them:


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