Links to relevant programs and information


The Museum Security Network has been on-line since December 1996. Its original aim was to be a source of information for cultural property protection professionals. Gradually, the Museum Security Network Google Group has become the main channel for the distribution of news and information pertaining to cultural property protection, preservation, conservation, and security.


AATA Online is a comprehensive database of over 136,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage. AATA now includes selected subject-specific bibliographies produced as part of the Getty Conservation Institute’s own conservation and scientific research projects or as part of specific collaborative projects in which the Institute is involved.


SiLK – Guidelines for the protection of cultural property
the German project has been translated into English language now and is online available – especially to give support to smaller museums without specialists regarding museum security.


The Culture in Crisis Portal is the world’s largest and most accessible database of cultural heritage preservation projects. It enables its users to quickly and easily register their preservation projects, as well as searching for those already in existence.