How to Preserve Your Own Digital Materials (Library of Congress)
This site provides some tips to help make your personal "born digital" information last. The guidance is basic and is meant to be a place to get started.
Personal Digital Archiving (Cornell University)
This guide from Cornell University is based on the workshop “Personal Digital Archiving”. It discusses strategies and resources that will help you in managing your personal archive.
Guidelines for creators of personal archives (Paradigm Project)
The tips range from making conscious decisions about naming and format when you create a file, to the deletion of low value material in order to free up storage space and make it easier to find what you are looking for. There is also advice about backing up, and administering and caring for your computers; and for safeguarding both your own privacy and that of others.
Preserving Your Family History Records Digitally (FamilySearch)
This paper by Gary T. Wright discusses the benefits and challenges of using digital preservation to both augment and enhance the preservation of your family history records. It also presents solutions to the challenges, identifies what types of family history records are suitable for digital preservation, and summarizes what is required to get started archiving digital records.
This site exists to document developments in the field of personal archiving, and to support a broad community practitioners working to ensure long term access for various personal collections and archives.
The Digital Beyond
The Digital Beyond is a blog about your digital existence and what happens to it after your death. We’re the go-to source for archival, cultural, legal and technical insights to help you predict and plan for the future of your online content.