Wednesday 2 April 2014

Registration: 11.00-13.00 in the Foyer of Building 22 at the Faculty of Humanities, Njalsgade 126, Amager.

First session: 13.00-15.00. Venue: Lecture Hall 22-0-11

M.J. Driscoll, The Arnamagnæan Institute, Copenhagen: Words of welcome.

Guðvarður Már Gunnlaugsson, Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Reykjavík: Árni Magnússon's initial collection.

Bragi Þorgrímur Ólafsson, National and University Library of Iceland: Digital archives and the presentation of the past.

Margit J. Smith, independent scholar, San Diego, USA: White gloves - required or not?

Aurelie Martin, Nicholas Pickwoad, Athanasios Velios, Ligatur Research Centre, University of Arts, London: Fitting a quart into a pint pot at the Sir John Soane's Museum in London: A new library management and conservation survey tool for historic libraries.

15.00-15-30: Break

Second session: 15.30-17.55. Venue: Lecture Hall 22-0-11

Ted Stanley, Princeton University Library: Non-invasive ATR-FTIR spectroscopic authentication of a 16th-century Aztec picture map on deerskin.

Cristina Cicero, University of Rome "Tor Vergata": Thermographic analysis of hidden text and illuminated manuscripts.

Alberto Campagnolo, Ligatus Research Centre, University of the Arts, London: Errata (per oculos) corrige: Visual identification of meaningless data in database records of bookbinding structures.

Alejandro Giacometti, University College London, Alberto Campagnolo, Ligatus Research Centre, [et al.]: Visualising macroscopic deterioration of parchment and writing via multispectral images.

Paula Zyats, Yale University Library: The mysterious Voynich manuscript: Collaboration yields new insights.

18.00: Reception in the Foyer of Lecture Hall 22-0-11