Publications such as our scholarly journal and member newsletter feature the latest developments in the field. Browse our specialized books or serials on various topics in conservation.

Books & Periodicals

We publish works with assistance of grant funding, partnerships and dedicated volunteers that cover a variety of conservation and collection care topics for the benefit of conservation, preservation, and collection care professionals. They are available for free in our library or for purchase through our online stores.

Types of Publications

We publish a bimonthly member newsletter, a scholarly journal, and about 10 conference proceedings.

  • JAIC is a peer-reviewed journal managed by AIC and published by Taylor & Francis.
  • Postprints are conference proceedings managed by various groups within AIC, published by AIC. These are not typically peer-reviewed, though they are reviewed by an editor.
  • AIC News, our member newsletter, is written by AIC and FAIC volunteers, staff, and board.
  • Books are produced occasionally, often in tandem with other organizations.
  • Some electronic books were donated to FAIC to be shared at no or low cost with the public.


The following are available for purchase through one of our stores. Members should use a special Member Discount Code in our shippable products store. The digital products store will automatically apply a member discount after log in.


The following publications are available through our online library.

Member Bookshelf

Members gain instant access to their publications once they join or renew. Log in to view your Digital Bookshelf, which is located in the member portal. The member newsletter, postprint publications, and any purchased electronic documents are in this location. Email about any missing documents.

Annual Conference Publications

We make final program, abstracts, and posters from past annual conferences available at Annual Conference Publications.

Specialty Group Publications

Our specialty group publications explore the field of conservation through one of its specialties. They include periodicals, wikis, and other type of resources.