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TITLE: ARL Preservation Program
DESCRIPTION: The program provides a variety of information resources, including collection and analysis of preservation activities in ARL libraries, preservation guidelines, publications, and resources and consultation on preservation program planning. Also includes links to other preservation resources.
KEYWORDS: preservation

TITLE: Bookbinding and the Conservation of books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology
DESCRIPTION: Provides definitions for bookbinding and conservation terms.
KEYWORDS: preservation, bookbinding, dictionary, glossary

TITLE: The Commission on Preservation & Access
DESCRIPTION: "The mission of the Commission on Preservation and Access is to foster, develop, and support collaboration among libraries and allied organizations to ensure the preservation of the published and documentary record in all formats, and to provide enduring access to scholarly information."--Title screen. The site provides links to its monthly newsletter, reports of activities and projects, information on digital libraries, international programs, and scholarly involvement, etc.
KEYWORDS: preservation, digital technology

TITLE: Conservation OnLine (CoOL)
DESCRIPTION: Resources for Conservation Professionals. CoOL, a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, is a full text database of conservation information. The databases cover a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials. The bulk of CoOL's material will be found in Gopher but there are also a number of "value added" document sets that are only available via WWW. The Gopher facet of CoOL includes many plain text files and the ConsDir an email directory of people involved in conservation.
KEYWORDS: preservation

TITLE: Discovering Bookbinding at Red Eye
DESCRIPTION: Provides information sheets useful as guides to binding or restoring books: Adhesive Binding, Case Binding, Library Style Binding, Fine Binding, plus a glossary of binding terms, a list of bookbinding resources on the Internet, and links to vendors on bookbinding equipment and services.
KEYWORDS: preservation, bookbinding

TITLE: Jones, Douglas W. Bookbinding, a tutorial
DESCRIPTION: This tutorial introduction is aimed primarily at those who wish to preserve the content of old pulp paperbacks by photocopying them onto archival paper and then binding the results using an archival binding technique, the long-stitch. Contents include: 1. Preparation of Sections for Photocopying, 2. Photocopying, 3. Colating and Folding the Sections, 4. Making a Cover, 5. Punching Holes, 6. Sewing the Sections to the Cover, 7. Trimming the Pages, 8. Making a Dust Jacket, 9. Alternatives.
KEYWORDS: preservation, binding, books

TITLE: Library of Congress Frequently Asked Questions: Preservation
CREATOR: Library of Congress.
DESCRIPTION: Brief answers to some most commonly asked preservation questions.
KEYWORDS: preservation

TITLE: OCLC Preservation Resources Home Page
DESCRIPTION: Covers the history and mission of preservation resources, as well as research and development efforts on preservation from digital access options to preservation microfilm.
KEYWORDS: preservation


TITLE: RNR Plastics, Inc.
CREATOR: Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire).
DESCRIPTION: Custom heat-sealed vinyl manufacturer specializing in vinyl
book covers and vinyl library car holders.
KEYWORDS: book cover, library card holder


TITLE: A Simple Book Repair Manual
CREATOR: Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire).
DESCRIPTION: The web version of the Simple Book Repair Manual was created by members of Preservation Services, Dartmouth College Library. The site contains information on guiding principles of book repair, setting up the in-house repair area, general guidelines and practical advices, simple repair methods, glossary, and bibliography.
KEYWORDS: book repair

TITLE: SOLINET. Preservation Services
DESCRIPTION: The site offers programs like the Microfilm Service, which through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) preserves the intellectual content of endangered, brittle volumes of U.S. and Latin Americana through filming preparation, cataloging, and post-filming inspection and quality control; and the Field Services, which educates staff in libraries and archives about preservation as a cost-effective collection management tool.
KEYWORDS: preservation

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