The facilities offered by the Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation, CATS with respect to ARCHLAB is the access to information stored in documentation files in the KViC library which is hosted at the School of Conservation at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) in Copenhagen. The KViC library facilities at KADK cover appr. 7,000 books, 150 conservation journals, 600 conference papers and 18,000 indexed articles. All within the subjects fields of conservation and restoration of art works, sculptures and murals, historical and natural objects, graphics, books, photographs and newer data carrying media, building conservation and preservation, methods of analysis, technical history and museology. An online database is available here.
In addition, access is allowed to a large collection of reference materials via the CATS Reference Database, where metadata of pigments, cross-sections, canvas samples, analyses etc. are collected from the three CATS partner institutions (Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), National Museum of Denmark (NMD) and the School of Conservation at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) and is continuously being developed.
Name: Jørgen Wadum