Professional journals (archived): Conservation Bulletin

Journal summary: Conservation Bulletin was formerly published twice a year by Historic England (& prior to 2015 English Heritage) and circulated free of charge to more than 5,000 conservation specialists, opinion-formers and decision-makers. Its purpose was to communicate new ideas and advice to everyone concerned with the understanding, management and public enjoyment of England’s rich and diverse historic environment. 75 editions were produced between 1987 and 2016. The publication has been replaced by the corporate Heritage Calling blog https://heritagecalling.com/ and by a series of online Heritage Debates https://www.historicengland.org.uk/whats-new/debate/

Publisher: Historic England (formerly English Heritage)

Website: https://historicengland.org.uk/sitesearch?terms=conservation%20bulletin&type=Publication&pageSize=undefined&searchtype=sitesearch

Access: Open-access

Journal type: Professional journal (archived and no longer in production)

Professional journals: RICS Building Surveying Journal

Journal summary: The RICS Building Surveying Journal (BSJ) is published bi-monthly and distributed in the UK and internationally to members of the Building Surveying Professional Group.
It helps building surveyors with technical and professional aspects of their day jobs and covers topics ranging from pathology assessments through design and maintenance issues to the repair, refurbishment and restoration of buildings, keeping readers up to date with changes affecting business/practice matters.

Publisher: RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

Website: https://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-surveying-journal

Access: Open access; print subscription via membership

Journal type: Professional journal

Professional journals: RICS Building Conservation Journal

Journal summary: Building Conservation Journal is published bi-monthly and distributed as part of the Building Surveying Journal internationally to RICS members, including the Building Conservation Forum.
The journal aims to help conservation experts with the technical and professional aspects of their day jobs. It includes articles ranging from the value of heritage, traditional materials and new research techniques, to interviews with leading conservation professionals, reports on key projects and conservation management issues.

Publisher: RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

Website: https://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-conservation-journal

Access: Open-access; print subscription via professional membership

Journal type: Professional journal

Professional journals: Attractions Management

Journal summary: Industry publication focused on leisure and tourist attractions sector. Quarterly magazine containing articles, reviews, technology and service innovation stories and interviews. Separate weekly newsletter Attractions Management News also available, as well as associated AM2 Magazine focused on jobs in sector.

Publisher: Leisure Media Ltd.

Website: http://www.attractionsmanagement.com/magazine

Access: Open-access; print subscription available

Journal type: Professional industry periodical

Professional journals: APT Bulletin – The Journal of Preservation Technology

Journal summary: APT Bulletin articles showcase cutting-edge preservation techniques, as well as innovative applications of established restoration technologies. All those concerned with historic structures – architects, conservators, engineers, contractors, craftspersons, educators, developers, property owners, historians, apprentices, and students – will learn about how to treat historic buildings and landscapes more intelligently, thus affording properties longer, more viable lives.
Articles in the APT Bulletin include case studies demonstrating best practices and exemplary craftsmanship, international debates on preservation philosophy, and histories of building materials, technologies, and systems. Special theme issues of the APT Bulletin address emerging issues and trends; recent special issues have dealt with preservation engineering and the integration of environmental sustainability and historic preservation. Many Bulletin articles are developed from papers presented at the annual APT conference or other APT-sponsored events and symposia. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of new preservation-related books. First issued in 1969, the Bulletin is peer-reviewed and produced three times per year.

Publisher: Association for Preservation Technology International (APT)

Website: http://www.apti.org/

Access: Professional subscription; online via JSTOR

Journal type: Professional journal

Professional journals: AHI – Interpretation Journal

Journal summary: The Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) is a UK-based professional association focused on interpretation – the art of helping people explore and appreciate our world. It offers a forum for ideas, debate, networking and sharing good practice and brings together people actively involved or concerned with interpretation of natural and cultural heritage. Interpretation Journal is produced by AHI twice a year, and contains a mix of articles, guidance and case-study resources.

Publisher: AHI – Association for Heritage Interpretation

Website: https://ahi.org.uk/

Access: Membership benefit; free sample download

Journal type: Professional