How can I protect my personal collection? How do I preserve my family records?

Preserving a collection of books or documents is important, especially if it includes family heirlooms or records you want to safeguard for future generations. There are some organizations that specialize in archival and which provide some helpful tips to protect your treasures. Here are just a few of these resources: NEDCC Book Conservation and Preservation, Library of Congress Preservation, and National Archives Preservation.