Book Conservation Techniques:
Courtesy of CoOL, Conservation On-Line is a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries. You can find a full text library of conservation information for all kinds of book and paper conservation issues including mold, mildew, fungi, biological pests, etc. While compiled for professional conservators, there is also much useful information of interest to all bibliophiles.
Handling and Storage of Books:
http://www.loc.gov/preserv/care/books.html Tips on book preservation courtesy of The Library of Congress.
Northeast Document Conservation Center is a private non-profit regional conservation center whose mission is to improve the preservation programs of libraries, archives, museums, and other historical and cultural organizations as well as to provide quality conservation services to institutions that cannot afford in-house conservation facilities or that require specialized expertise; and to provide leadership to the preservation field. The Center provides preservation microfilming, and education and consulting services as well as conservation treatment.
Everyday Care of Your Old Books:
The advice below is courtesy of retired book conservator Carol Pratt:
More Everyday Care and Repair Tips and Tricks:
Our colleagues at Biblio.com blog about various book care and repair topics for hardcovers, paperbacks, ex-library books and general book collections. Book Repair for Booksellers is another handy reference.
The webstores at Talas , Hollinger, Conservation Resources International and Light Impressions specialize in archival products to help repair, preserve, protect and display books, photographs, documents and ephemera. Gaylord Archival Demco/Highsmith and Brodart also are very good sources for conservation and preservation supplies.