Welcome to the Documentation Centre of the International Council on Monuments and Sites! The ICOMOS Documentation Centre specializes in cultural heritage, historic monuments and sites, their conservation and restoration. The ICOMOS Documentation Centre is the primary repository for the original documentation of the cultural and mixed (natural and cultural) properties that have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1978. 

The Documentation centre is open by apointment only from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Mondays, and until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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As the 2017 theme for the ICOMOS International Day on Monuments and Sites celebrated on 18 April is:  Sustainable tourism, ICOMOS Documentation centre edited this special bibliography. It refers to documents and materials available at ICOMOS Documentation Centre. It does not intend to be a comprehensive list of scientific literature on Sustainable tourism. Any reference can be consulted or scanned, subject to the limits of copyright legislation. 

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Browse the 20 full-text documents on cultural heritage conservation added recently.

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Since more than 200 photos were uploaded to our Photobank in the framework of our Holiday Contest, the deliberations required time.

We have the great pleasure to share with you our prize list, the three most beautiful photographs illustrating a monument, a historic site, a World Heritage property or a heritage professional in the field. Their photographers are our holiday contest winners.

 

Catalogue2016 2017In the catalogue, you will find publications by ICOMOS International but also International Scientific Committees and National Committees. Not all of them are for sale at the International Secretariat: some are to be purchased from the Committees themselves.

Among others:

  • Collection "Monuments and Sites "
  • Heritage at risk special editions
  • Proceedings of ICOMOS Symposia
  • Thematic studies in the context of the World Heritage Convention
  • ICOMOS Scientific Journals (remaining issues)

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