Special Collections

General Resources

 Book art from "A Sense of Time, A Sense of Place" exhibit, 2005.
Book art from "A Sense of Time,
A Sense of Place" exhibit, 2005.                        

http://www.rbms.info/
General Information on rare books

http://libraries.maine.edu/mariner/special_collections.asp
Special collections in the University of Maine System

http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/mhrab/repos/repoweb1.htm
Special collections in Maine

http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/
Maine State Archives

http://www.archives.gov/
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

http://www2.archivists.org/usingarchives
Using collections of primary sources

http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/
Primary resources for history, political science, women's studies, and other areas of research, in California

http://webpages.uidaho.edu/special-collections/other.Repositories.html
Special collections around the World

http://thomasbirdmosher.net/index1.html
Thomas B. Mosher Press

http://www.kb.nl/index-en.html
Book history online

http://www.oakknoll.com/bibliosocorg.php
Societies and organizations about books

http://www.rarebooks.info
Rare Book Bibliographies

http://prodigi.bl.uk/bindings/index.asp
Database of Bookbindings

http://www.mainememory.net/timeline/pre1600.shtml
Timeline of selected events in Maine History

http://www.rbms.info/standards/code_of_ethics.shtml
ACRL Code of Ethics for Special Collections librarians

http://www.ilab.org/eng/documentation/29-abc for book collectors.html
John Carter's reference book for rare book terminology ABC for Book Collectors

http://bindings.lib.ua.edu/
Publisher's Bindings Online, 1815 - 1930: The Art of Books

http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/resources/publicdomain.cfm
Copyright term and public domain in the United States