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  by Michael Lear, Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania mlear@pa.gov Preservation of Paper-Based Materials Overview Paper-based materials are subject to damage by multiple external and internal factors. Careless handling can result in tears. Staining...

The British Library is making a million public domain illustrations and other images accessible on Flickr.  See how others are using the images and share with your patrons. ...

The Internet Archive has captured over 2.5 miilion images from books and uploaded them to the Archive Book Images Collection in Flickr Commons. Read more about the process and access the archive. Make sure to check any copyright restrictions.   ...