Book Conservation Techniques:
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/ Courtesy of CoOL, Conservation On-Line. 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. Compiled for professional conservators, there is also much useful information of interest to book collectors.
Book Repair Manual:
www.dartmouth.edu/~preserve/repair/repairindex.htm An illustrated on-line book repair manual, courtesy of Preservation Services, Dartmouth College Library.
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.
Preservation, Emergency Planning, Disaster Preparedness and Handling of Damaged Books
http://www.mbkcons.com/wkshp/disaster/disastermat.htm MBK Consulting website offers course materials, techniques, bibliographies and links on a wealth of topics such as book cleaning, repair, preservation, indoor air quality, disaster preparedness for computers and data ,as well as links to resources for government documents, business and teaching resources.
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.
For one-stop shopping, an impressive selection of book binding and repair tools, leather care, erasers, cleaning and preservation supplies can be found at http://www.bookrepairsupplies.com/
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. Demco/Highsmith and Brodart also are very good sources for conservation and preservation supplies.