Unprotected pamphlets can be lost or damaged on shelves because they are so small. Pamphlets can be placed in archival-quality pamphlet binders and shelved for easy access. If you choose to sew pamphlets to binders, stitch them through the fold and through the original holes if possible. In addition to supporting and protecting your pamphlets from dust, binders also provide a place for identification labels. Rare or valuable pamphlets should be placed in document preservation binders, archival polyester enclosures, folders or boxes and stored horizontally.
In general, music scores are treated like other paper items. However, sheet music often receives a lot more use and abuse. Here are a few ideas for taking care of sheet music: