Store your paper materials in an environment with relatively low humidity, away from direct sunlight, and on shelves not on the floor. Whether you have books, maps, letters or other items made primarily of paper, a good environment will contribute a lot to their future condition. For more information check out the National Archives website http://www.archives.gov/preservation/
Preservation Week at Dartmouth College Library is part of an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association to raise awareness of preservation issues and solutions. For more information visit our website.