Last Updated: May 11, 2018     Views: 39

A number of publications from the scientific research department are available (about 1/4 of them full-text) in our online scientific research database (  I'm also going to attach a bibliography of materials on analysis of glasses.  These would be available to you, if not at your local library, through your library's interlibrary loan department.

As our Library focuses on the art and history of glass and glassmaking, technical questions are a challenge. You may wish to contact one of the following organizations:

The Scholes Library at Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics. They have a substantial collection of technical information about glass. Their reference desk number is: (607) 871-2951. Alfred’s library catalog is available for searching on the web:

The Glass Division of the American Ceramic Society (Columbus, Ohio) Website:

The American Ceramic Society, P.O. Box 6136, Westerville, Ohio 43086-6136 ; Phone: (614) 890-4700 ; FAX: 614/899-6109 ; email:

The Society of Glass Technology in Sheffield, UK: Website:; Don Valley House, Savile Street East, Sheffield S4 7UQ, UK ;Tel: +44(0)114 263 4455 ; Fax +44(0)114 263 4411 ; e-mail:

Sounds like an interesting question!




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