Collections 2.0 Content and Community ~ the Future of Library Collections
Steven R. Harris asks and answers the question "How can we continue to develop and maintain rich cultural repositories and also implement the best of 2.0 to foster community around those repositories? "
Collection Developments @ Sno-Isle
Jim McCluskey, Collection Development Assistant Mgr at Sno-Isle Libraries, and his crew put a lot of energy into their work and they "hope you’ll come back regularly and look around since we post new entries frequently."
Rasmusen Library Collection Development
The University of Fairbanks (Alaska) Collection Development department knows that it's not just about books when you're seeking "to ensure a balanced, comprehensive collection."
Compiles reviews from respected critics and publications for film, video/dvd, books, music, television and games
New books, reviews, podcasts of author interviews, recommendations
Book Repair How-Tos
Repair techniques illustrated by photographs, for modern books.
Bookbinding: A Tutorial
How to preservation photocopy and bind a decaying paperback.
Conservation Book Repair: A training manual
Downloadable by chapter or in its entirety as a PDF. Includes a glossary and bibliography.
Three Basic Book Repair Procedures
Hinge Tightening I, Hinge Tightening II, Tipping-In Loose Pages, Three procedures from an ALA workshop, illustrated with photos
Large repository of resources gathered by the National Digital Information Infrastructure & Preservation Program, a collaborative initiative of the Library of Congress.
Blog by Jill Hurst-Wahl, "The place for staying up-to-date on issues, topics, lessons learned and events surrounding the creation, management, marketing and preservation of digital assets."
NDIIPP Partner Tools and Services Inventory
An A-to-Z list of tools to aid your digital preservation initiatives
Digital Library Federation
The site offers you information about developing digital collections and managing networked information for the benefit of scholarship, education, and cultural progress.
Preservation Advice for Libraries, Historical Societies and Home Collections
From the Connecticut State Library, a primer on the proper care and handling of your books, newspapers, documents, photographs and other materials.
Northeast Document Conservation Center
'NEDCC is the largest nonprofit, regional conservation center in the United States. Its mission is to improve the preservation programs of libraries, archives, museums, and other historical and cultural organizations; to provide the highest quality services to institutions that cannot afford in-house conservation facilities or that require specialized expertise; and to provide leadership to the preservation field.'
Canadian Conservation Institute