About the Repository

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The ICH Repository (CulturaInmaterial.es) is a thematic repository specialised in publications related to the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. This repository or open archive is a subject archive open to the international scientific community in the field of cultural heritage conservation. The ICH Repository is open to all international, national, regional organizations, institutions, universities, etc from the cultural heritage field as well as to any individual professionals interested in depositing their articles and publications in the archive.

The ICH Repository has been developed and it is managed by Portal Todopatrimonio, with the collaboration of Red Cultural

The managers of the Repository are:

Mr Jose Garcia Vicente
Librarian. Manager of Portal Todopatrimonio (2011- )
Head of the ICOMOS Documentation Centre (Paris, France) (1999-2010)
Implementation of the ICOMOS Open Archive (2011).

Mr Javier San Vicente Vicente
Historian. Archaeologist. Ethnographer.
Coordinator at Red Cultutral
PhD University of Salamanca (Spain). Thesis

Content and characteristics of the Repository

The ICH Repository accepts any scientific or technical document, in any language, published or unpublished, on topics related to the conservation of cultural heritage but mainly related to the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage.
The criteria for acceptance are:

- documents are relevant to research in the heritage conservation field

- documents have been peer reviewed (for example, an article in a scientific journal, a paper presented in a scientific conference, etc.)

- documents have the form of a finished document that is ready to be entered into a process of communication.

- Searching and archiving in the ICH Repository is totally free of charge for any user.

This Repository is open to the international scientific community in the field of heritage conservation. Research institutes, organizations, universities and individual researchers involved in the conservation of cultural heritage and mainly in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage, are encouraged to make use of and contribute to the archive.

It is a ”self-archive”, which means that authors may deposit themselves their own publications. Authors and institutions retaining copyright of their material must register themselves into the system, deposit the documents into the archive and input metadata for each publication.

The goal of this Repository is to create a great worldwide archive specialised in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage, facilitating the dissemination and exchange of technical and scientific literature within the scientific community.

Contact Information

Any correspondence concerning this specific repository should be sent to info[at] todopatrimonio.com