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AATA Online& (Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts Online) is a free, online database of international conservation literature for those involved in conservation and management of material cultural heritage in all its forms, including works of art, cultural objects, architectural heritage, archaeological sites and materials, and more.

AAT Online comprehensively reviews and abstracts 150 journals and conference proceedings, as new issues selectively reflecting the field's core literature appear. Volunteer contributors abstract additional relevant publications, both from the field of conservation and from allied fields, on an irregular basis.

AATA Online is offered as a free service of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) in association with the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC). The database is protected by applicable laws and regulations of the United States and other countries, including copyright laws. In addition to the Terms of Use/Copyright for, consult the& Getty Website& for additional terms and restrictions.

Searching Tips: Free searching is available only to registered users from non-commercial, educational websites operated by tax-exempt and/or non-profit institutions and organizations. Searching available by keyword, author, title, CODEN, journal title, ISSN. For additional tips, see AATA help&

Dates Covered

1955-present, with selective coverage back to 1932. Updated quarterly.

Print Counterpart

Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts (AATA), including supplements and its predecessor, IIC Abstracts, issued from 1955 to 2002.

Over 1,600 abstracts by the Fogg Art Museum and the Freer Gallery of Art, published between 1932 and 1955.

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