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Alaska School Library Handbook

This online guide is meant to help library staff maximize their work by providing information and references to many frequently asked questions.


Confidentiality of library records

Addresses confidentiality of materials made available to the public by a library.


Library supplies price list

2013-14 supply list with pricing information. Please note that prices are subject to change.



Book Repair

Conservation Book Repair: A training manual by Artemis BonaDea (Alaska State Library) 


Dartmouth University: Preservation and Book Repair

The web version of the Simple Book Repair Manual was created by members of Preservation Services, Dartmouth College Library. Copyright 1996 the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. All rights reserved. Permission is granted for copying and redistribution as long as this copyright notice is included.


How to repair a book’s binding

Is your favorite book falling apart, shedding pages, or has a cover that has separated from the book? Rather than toss that old book out, we'll show you a few tricks to get that book back into usable condition for you to enjoy, and have some peace in mind. Read on!


Three Basic Book Repair Procedures by Carole Dyal and Pete Merrill-Oldham

In libraries large and small, minor repair is a critical component in overall efforts to care for collections of books and journals. Bound volumes mended as soon as they show signs of damage may never require more complex repair or binding. A book with tightened hinges is sometimes more sturdy after treatment than it was at the time of purchase.


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