A generic term for any medium which contains miniaturized records, such as microfilm or microfiche.
A general term meaning microfiche or microfilm. We try to avoid using this term in Buswell, since we think that two instances of micro-speak are already enough to test the limits of our patrons' tolerance.
The generic name for any photographic process or film format that contains micro-images.
a term for all types of micro-reproduction, including Microfiche (4" x 6" sheets of film) and Microfilm (film on reels). In the Laurier Library, journals, newspapers and books on microfiche and microfilm are located on the 4th Floor; government documents are on the 3rd Floor. Microform Readers and Printers.
A generic term for any form, usually film, that contains micro-images.
A storage medium for stroing printed text or images in photographically reduced size on a fil, usually in the form of a microfilm roll or microfiche card.
Is a space saving format for storing photographically reduced images onto film. Microfiche and microfilm are two types of microform. A microform reader/printer is required to read or copy information from microforms. These materials are located on the 2nd floor of the library. The Reserve Desk personnel can assist you. See also: Microfiche , Microfilm Microsoft Office Computers See: Productivity Software
A printed book, journal, newspaper, or other publication which has been reduced in size so that it must be read with special equipment. Microforms include MICROFICHE, microcards, and MICROFILM.
Film on a reel (microfilm) or in the shape of a card (microfiche), on which information may be stored; read and printed on a machine called a reader-printer. Some newspaper articles and popular magazines are available on microfiche.
A generic term for microfilm and microfiche.
A microphotograph on film which requires a microfilm/fiche reader to view. Back issues of newspapers are often stored using this format.
generic term for all forms of micro records, including microfilm and microfiche.
a microphotographic reproduction on film or paper of a manuscript, printed text, document etc
a square of film (microfiche) or roll of film (microfilm) onto which pages of a document have been photographed
An umbrella term used to describe micromaterials such as microfiche and microfilm.
a publication format in which documents are produced in reduced size on transparent or opaque thin plastic. Microfilm is in reels, microfiche in on cards ("fiche" is a French word for "card"), and microcards are opaque cards. Microform was a popular storage medium before there was digital storage, which allows much greater compression of data, but microform has never been popular with those who must use it to retrieve information.
Is any of several forms in which photographic images are reduced in size and then, placed on a sheet, film or other storage device and made capable of being shown on a viewer in readable size.
A general term used to designate any type of microfom -- microfiche, microfilm, or microprint. In any type of microform, the printed material is greatly reduced in size and can be read only with the aid of a special machine.
A generic term applied to all forms of micro-reproduction including microfiche and microfilm. See also -- Microfiche See also -- Microfilm MLA style - A set of rules and guidelines for citing references as well as preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication from the Modern Languages Association. These rules are detailed in the MLA Handbook and MLA Style Manual(the most recent versions are available at the Reference Desk.) For more information and examples, check out the guide -- Citing References: MLA Style See also -- Citation
Typical formats include microfilm and microfiche. To determine which periodical titles are in microform formats, complete a "Journal/Newspaper Title Search" in the library catalog or view the Periodical List.
A generic term for all media used to store miniaturized text and/or microimages on film or paper, including microfilm, microfiche, microopaques, and aperture cards. Reader-printer machines are available in libraries with microform holdings for viewing and making print copies.
photographic reductions of pages of printed matter; on film cards called microfiche or on rolls called microfilm.
all forms of micro reproduction, e.g. Microfilm, microfiche, microprint, etc.
Film medium for storage of miniaturized text images. Includes both microfilm and microfiche.
A micrographic reproduction of a book, journal, or other type of information source. You must use a special piece of equipment, called a microform reader, to view the text. There are several types of microforms, including microfilm and microfiche.
This is a general term for printed material that has been reproduced in a miniaturized format such as microcard, microfiche, or microfilm. Each of these requires special machines to be read.
A reduced sized photographic reproduction of printed information on reel to reel film (microfilm), film cards (microfiche), or opaque pages that can be read with a microform reader/printer.
General term applied to documents that have been photographed and reduced in size. Common formats include microfilm and microfiche. Microforming helps preserve materials and save storage space.
Microforms are images of documents, newspapers or other library materials that have been reduced in size and transferred to transparent plastic. Microforms allow a library to keep large collections of historical documents and newspapers which would otherwise take up much space or may be damaged by frequent handling. The two main types of microform are microfiche (rectangular sheets) and microfilm (on spools). In the Library catalogue they have the location codes MIC/f and MIC/o. Back
Film medium for storage of miniaturised text. Includes both microfiche and microfilm. Stored in the Microtext Collection on Level G of the General Library and in other UoA libraries.
A method of storing documents that involves photographing the items and reducing the size of the image. This reduces the amount of storage space needed, and is often used for items that have become fragile or are too bulky to store in paper format.
Formats for storing photographically reduced images onto plastic film. Photographically reduced images. Microfiche and microfilm are two types of microforms. A microform reader/printer is required to read or copy microforms.
Photographic "microcopies" of images which can be read using an enlarging machine. The two main types of microform are Microfiche, transparent rectangular sheets, and Microfilm, reels of transparent film. A wide range of material is stored on microform, including books, newspapers, journals, manuscripts, photographs, art works etc...
Printed matter is sometimes transferred onto film in either MICROFICHE (rectangular sheets) or MICROFILM (rolls) format. Special readers are required to view this material.
A photographic image on film that must be magnified on special machines in order to be read. Formats include microfilm, microfiche, aperture cards, etc.
a term used to describe documents which have been photographed or filmed. Microforms require you to use special machines to read them. Common formats are microfilm, microfiche and microcard. There are microfilm readers, a microfiche/film reader/printer and a microcard reader available in the Audio-Visual Room on Level 2 of the Library & Information Centre. Staff at the Information Desk will assist you.
Any type of media which carries small microphotographic materials.
All reduced (micro) forms of printed materials, typically in microfilm or microfiche format, designed for efficient permanent storage.
A term to describe reduced images in a format other than the printed page. Microfiche: a 101mm x 152mm sheet of film that stores reduced images in a compact form. It requires a microfiche reader/printer in order to be used. Microfilm: a roll of film either 16mm or 35mm that stores journals or other documents and requires a reader in order to be used.
Refers to microfiche (rectangular) and microfilm (roll) formats whereby print text is transferred onto film for preservation. Usually, older issues of periodicals are transferred to microform.
Printed materials which are reduced in size by photographic means and can only be read with special readers. Examples are microfilm and microfiche.
An item format that involves photographically recording and reducing information. Microforms include microfiche, microfilm, and microprint and require specialized equipment to enlarge items for reading and/or copying. At the Harriet Irving Library, there is a large Microforms section on the 3rd Floor.
the general term used for printed items which have been photographed and reduced in size. The two main types of microform are microfiche and microfilm. Microforms can be read using special machines.
a reproduction of printed materials on a roll of film. Microfilm in card format is called microfiche. These materials must be viewed on special readers and may be printed on special printers in the Microforms Area.
A generic term for a highly reduced photographic copy of text and/or images stored on a translucent medium (microfiche or microfilm). Reader-printer machines are required to view and make hard copies. Microfiches are small card-shaped sheets of photographic film designed for storing miniaturized text and/or microimages arranged sequentially in a two-dimensional grid; microfilms reproduce on 16mm or 35mm photographic film miniaturized textes and/or microimages in a linear array consisting of a single row (cine format) or double row of frames that can be magnified and reproduced only with the aid of specially designed equipment.
A general term applied to all forms of microreproduction on film or paper, such as microfiche or microfilm.
Printed items which have been reduced in size by photographic methods. The types are: FICHE, FILM & CARD and are located on the 1st floor of Newman Library.
A generic term for any medium, transparent or opaque, including, but not limited to, aperture cards, microfiche, microfilm strips and rolls.
Refers to material (reports, articles, books, documents, etc.) recorded on photographic film at a greatly reduced size. Examples include Microfilm and Microfiche.
A generic term describing any miniaturized form containing micro images, i.e., microfiche, aperture card, microfilm and similar media.
a book, magazine, or document which has been photographed and reduced. Microfilm is a roll of film. Microfiche are film cards. Microforms are kept in the Government Documents and Microforms Department, first floor of Lauinger Library.
a term indicating any forms of micro record, usually on flat film (fiche) or roll film (microfilm).
A term to describe both microfilm and microfiche formats.
general term used for printed materials that have been reduced in size and are read using special machines. Microforms include microfilm (on a roll) and microfiche (small sheets).
Generic term for any medium that contains miniaturized records such as microfilm or microfiche. Microforms require special readers to enlarge the images so the information can be read.
Any of a number of generic products and processes containing greatly reduced microimages which requires magnification to read. Microforms include microfilm roll film, microfiche, microfilm jackets, microcards, and COM.
Microform is a general term for microfiche and microfilm. These are photographic media used to journals, newspapers, etc., in miniture form. Microfiche (or fiche) comes on sheets of film; microfilm comes on rolls. You must use special machines to read, enlarge and photocopy microforms.
A storage medium for storing printed text or images in photographically reduced size on a film, usually in the form of microfilm rolls or microfiche cards.
Microform is a general term that encompasses both microfiche and microfilm. Microforms are used to preserve text and conserve space in the library. To enlarge the images, you must use a special reader, which the library provides.
Microform is a storage format with reduced images as opposed to the electronic or print formats. There are two kinds of microform: microfiche and microfilm. Microfiche: A 4x6 sheet of plastic film that stores information in a compact form and requires a microfiche reading device in order to be used. Microfilm: A roll of film either 16mm or 35mm that stores patents, periodicals or other documents and requires a reading machine in order to be used.
any microphotographic information storage medium, such as microfiche and microfilm requiring magnification in order to produce a readable image.
Includes microfilm and microfiche. Microfilm is film that contains photographic images of information, e.g. pages of a journal. Microfiche are flat 4 inch by 6-inch sheets of photographic images. Microfilm is either 1 inch wide or approximately. 3 inches wide and on a roll. Special machines are needed to read the reduced images and to print back to a paper format. ~N-O
A generic term for any media or form containing microimages.
any form of micro record, whether on flat or roll film, paper or other material.
A general term to describe documents that have been reproduced in miniature; includes both microfiche and microfilm.
Printed material that has been photographed and reduced to a film format to help preserve the material and decrease the space needed for storage. Special equipment is needed to access stored information. Typical formats include microfilm, microfiche or ultrafiche.
A process that reproduces texts in greatly reduced size on plastic film called microfilm. Flat sheets of microfilm are called microfiche. Both forms must be read on special machines that magnify the text. up to directory
A type of film or paper on which information is stored in a minaturized form, and can be viewed using a magnifying device. There are two main types of microform: microfiche and microfilm.
Either film on a reel (microfilm) or in the shape of a card (microfiche), on which information may be stored. Users view and print microforms on a machine called a reader-printer or microforms machine. In the Alvin Sherman Library, microforms are located in the Microforms Room on the 2nd floor, adjacent to the Reference area.
Microforms are processed films that carry images of documents to users for transmission, storage, reading and printing. Microform images are commonly about 25 times reduced from the original document size. For special purposes greater optical reductions may be used.