Conservation Information for Rare, Old, or Damaged Books

Kevin Driedger, preservation specialist

The Library of Michigan does not endorse any service provider, and this list is by no means exhaustive or comprehensive, but it can serve as a starting point.

To find print material sources currently held by the Library of Michigan, check our online ANSWER catalog under these subjects:

Books--Conservation and restoration.
Book boxes.
Paper preservation.

World Wide Web

Conservation Online
This site includes lists of Commercial services, suppliers, etc.

Northeast Document Conservation Center
This site includes many helpful leaflets Preservation leaflets list

Library of Congress Preservation
This site includes "Library of Congress Frequently Asked Questions, Preservation"
Also included is their online reference service, Ask a Librarian (Preservation Directorate).

Indiana University Book Repair Manual

Conservation at LM Facebook page

Other Resources

Area book repair services(List hosted by MSU Preservation Dept.)

Canadian Conservation Institute

 

Updated 07/16/2013