Canning, if you've never done it before, might seem very daunting. If you have done it, you know that it is definitely a lot of work and time, but it's also quite gratifying. Here are some sites that can help you get started with understand the science and processes, as well as some recipes also.
Fresh Preserving (Ball's website)
The Ohio State University Extension's Fact Sheet on canning basics
A Beginner's Guide to Canning | Serious Eats
Amazon.com's Canning Store
my Pinterest board on canning