Below are curated lists of online resources for materials, tools, instruction and history.

Tools & Materials

  • John Neal Bookseller: Bookbinding and calligraphy supplies located in Greensboro, NC
  • Hollander's: Bookbinding materials and tools located in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Affordable Binding Equipment: The website title says it all. Jim Poelstra is an experienced cabinetmaker who also makes excellent (and affordable) bookbinding equipment such as presses, cradles, sewing frames, and more
  • Talas: Bookbinding & conservation supplies located in Brooklyn, primarily geared towards conservators and conservation labs
  • Hiromi Paper: Located in Culver City, CA, they are an excellent resource for Japanese papers and tissues, as well as selections from around the world
  • Nanami Paper: Fine stationary, materials, and tools from Japan, located in Irvine, CA

Education and Tutorials

  • AIC's Book Conservation Wiki: The online guide to techniques, treatments, materials, and technologies used by book conservators, put together by members of the AIC Book & Paper Specialty Group
  • Philobiblon (Book Arts Web): They have an extensive resource page, as well as all the issues in PDF of Bonefolder the journal for book arts
  • iBookBinding: Bookbinding tutorials and resources
  • /r/bookbinding: The bookbinding subreddit.