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Publication Award

The Publication Award recognizes excellence in an article or book on conservation

Deadline: December 15


  • Must not be a JAIC article
  • Must have been published during the preceding two years, because books disseminate and are recognized as significant more slowly than journal articles
  • May be an inter-disciplinary publications
  • May be by non-members and/or allied professionals
  • May be a publication published in an electronic format
  • May be a book or article on any topic related to the broad field of conservation and preservation of historic and artistic works (research and technical studies, treatment case studies, education, policy, philosophy and ethics, history, etc.) that demonstrates a significant contribution to the profession


  • Write a letter to the Awards Committee outlining why the nominee deserves this award.
  • Collect letters from at least three additional co-sponsors.
  • Send complete nominations to


  • 2019: Constance (Connie) McCabe
  • 2016: Arlen Heginbotham and Jodie Lee Utter