a photographic film with one or more very small images of printed or other graphic matter. Numerous images, corresponding to the contents of a book, newspaper, or journal, are typically produced on one long roll of film, and may be viewed for reading in a special apparatus called a microfilm reader.
to photograph and produce images of on microfilm.
(1) Raw (unexposed and unprocessed) fine-grain, high- resolution film suitable for use in micrographics.(2) Fine- grain, high-resolution film containing microimages. See also CAMERA FILM, DIAZO FILM, DRY SILVER FILM, SAFETY FILM, SILVER GELATIN FILM, VESICULAR FILM.
Film rolls, 16mm or 35mm wide, negative or positive, enlarged for projection. to top
A photographic method by which information may be stored. A microfilm is a strip of film, 16 mm or 35 mm in width, bearing miniature photographic copies of printed documents, book pages, newspaper pages, or other graphic material, usually prepared for an archive, library, etc. The strip of film is stored on a roll. Like a microfiche, it is necessary to use a special device to magnify the images on the microfilm in order to read them. See also MICROFICHE MICROREADER
A greatly reduced photographic reproduction of printed material on film
Film used to produce a microscopic record of a document and intended for projection.
An old standard whereby items are filmed for later research. This system is completely visual based but has very limited means of tracking documents.
Like microfiche except that the text is printed on strips of plastic that are then wound around spools. You must magnify the text with the micro reader/printers available in the Library. For help, ask a librarian.
A transparent film having microphotographs of documents.
Film containing a reduced-scale photographic record of printed or other graphic matter.
Photographic film used to store business information in a data retrieval system.
Film containing reduced photographic copies of printed or other graphic material
A high-resolution film used to record images reduced in size from the original. Also known as microfiche.
A film that stores reduced images of text or graphic material; provides a fast and cost-effective form of storage for computer output.
A continuous roll of photographic film, used for storage of miniaturized text which can be read only with magnification by a reader/printer machine. In some libraries, back files of periodicals are routinely converted to microfilm to save space. Reader/printer machines are usually available in libraries with microfilm holdings for viewing and making copies.
A microphotograph on cellulose film. It may be negative or positive and may be 16 or 35 mm wide and of any length, depending on the number of exposures it contains.
A film on which printed materials are photographed at greatly reduced size for preservation and ease of storage. Often used for newspapers. You need a microfilm reader to use the film.
Fine-grain, fine-resolution photographic film carrying, or designed to carry, photographic images greatly reduced in size and usually too small to be read by the unaided eye.
35mm film with photographically reduced images. These are located on the 2nd floor of the Library.
A roll of film on which a book, journal, newspaper, or other publication has been reduced in size.
A strip of film, either 16 or 35 mm wide, bearing a number of micro-images in linear array. It may be positive or negative.
A roll of film either 16mm or 35mm that stores periodicals or other documents.
A roll of film that stores information in a reduced form.
A format of storage frequently used for periodicals and government documents. Both forms are reduced reproductions of the original that are read with the appropriate machine. Microfiche is flat sheets of film, microfilm is on rolls.
Film, in roll format, on which documents are photographed in a reduced size for convenience in storage. The images on film can be enlarged for viewing or printing onto paper.
A length of film bearing a number of microimages in linear array.
Documents and serials, often ones that are bulky or liable to deteriorate rapidly, which have been photographed to reduce the storage space required and to preserve them. Common formats for microforms are microfilm or microfiche. College catalogs, telephone books, newspapers, magazines and government documents are examples of microforms in many college libraries.
film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material
a long, narrow strip of film rolled onto a reel
Rolls of film containing microimages of the pages of a publication such as a magazine or a newspaper. Images can be viewed/printed using the microfilm reader/printers located in the Micromaterials Room and the Reading Room.
A film upon which documents or printed text are photographed greatly reduced in size.
Photographic film showing small images of publications, such as the contents of entire newspapers. LLRC microfilm is packaged on reels and viewing and copying is available.
A reel of film containing photographic reproductions in miniature of a periodical or other publication usually arranged sequentially by date and page number. See also -- Microform
A continuous roll of photographic film used to store miniaturized text which can be magnified and copied only with the aid of a reader-printer machine.
(Aperture Cards, Microfiche, Microfilm Jackets, 16mm Roll Film)-(1) Fine-grain, high-resolution film used to record images reduced in size from the original. (2) Microform in the shape of a strip or roll. (3) To record microphotographs on film.
microphotographs of printed material, on a reel of cellulose film, viewed using a microfilm reader/printer (Amberton has some back issues of periodicals on microfilm). Items in awkward or frail formats (such as newsprint) and popular magazines subject to damage from heavy use are often purchased in microfilm format rather than being bound between hard covers.
Continuous roll of film, used for storage of miniaturized text. Microfilm materials are stored alphabetically by title in boxes in the Microform Room on the second floor of the library. For copying take the microfilm to the Circulation Desk.
Photographically reduced images of a printed page in reel to reel format. (See also Microforms).
Microfilm is 16mm or 35mm silver halide photographic file on (nominally) 30 metre spools, used to record docments and drawings respectively. 16mm film holds around 2,500 document images filmed at 24 – 32x reduction: 35mm film can record around 450 images at reductions from 21 – 30x (depending on the size of the originals).
A micrographic reproduction stored on a reel of film; microfilm is a type of microform.
Film rolls containing reduced images of documents. The standard storage used for historical documents is 35mm film or fiche.
a method of reproducing information, such as books or newspapers, in a greatly reduced size on reels of photographic film. Microfilm is read on a Microfilm reader.
Photographic reproductions of printed material recorded on a flat sheet or roll of film. This film must be viewed on a projector called a microfiche/microfilm reader. A reader which also prints copies is called a reader-printer.
A film on which documents are photographed in greatly reduced in size.
Documents that have been placed on photographic film and reduced in size. A machine called a reader is necessary to view material in this format. (See also microform)
A continuous roll of film, used for storage of miniaturised text (usually journals or magazines). Microfilms and reader/printers are stored in the Microtext Collection on Level G of the General Library and in other UoA libraries.
A type of microform where the images are stored on rolls of film. Newspapers are often stored on microfilm.
A type of format; photographically reduced images of printed pages on 35mm film.
Filmed copy of a publication stored on reels. There are reader/printers for viewing and copying microfilm.
A roll of film on which are images of pages in reduced size.
16mm / 35mm film formats generally held on a roll.
A type of microform. A roll of continuous film containing photographically reduced pages of printed material or illustrations.
A roll of film containing micro photographed reproductions of materials (books, documents, etc) (Unit 3 What All Libraries Have)
A continuous roll of film, used for storage of miniaturized text (usually journals or magazines). Microfilms and reader/printers are stored in the Microforms Cabinet on Level 4.
A continuous roll (reel) of film that contains the miniaturized text of a book, journal, newspaper, or other publication. The text can be magnified by a specially-designed machine for reading and printing.
microphotographs of printed material, on a reel of cellulose film, viewed using a microfilm reader/printer (in Strozier, located in the basement, in the Documents area). Items in awkward or frail formats (such as newsprint) and popular magazines subject to damage from heavy use are often purchased in microfilm format rather than being bound between hard covers.
Reel of plastic film containing information in very small type that is read when enlarged by a machine called a “microfilm reader/printer.” Located on the 2nd floor of I.D. Weeks Library.
Reproduction of documents on film at reduced size.
Rolls of negative film that look just like the 35 mm film used in a camera and contain the images of pages from periodical articles, newspapers, technical reports, and other printed materials.
film on which documents are photographed at greatly reduced size; for example, a single reel of film could hold all the pages of a newspaper for a particular year.
" a microphotograph on cellulose film."(3) A machine reader must be used to read the information.
A cellulose lacquer solution poured onto the surface of a tank of water to form an extremely thin film used for the covering of certain types of free-flight indoor aircraft.
A spool of film on which periodical articles and other documents have been reproduced in miniature. The contents of microfilm can be viewed and/or printed by threading the spool onto a microfilm reader/printer, located in the Media Lab, Level 1 or a reader on Level 2.
a roll of film containing greatly reduced reproductions of documents and records.
A class of microforms where micro-images of printed materials are reproduced on a film strip. See also: Microforms
one type of microform. A roll of film containing photographically-reduced document pages.
Photographic film containing images that must be read with magnification. The term normally refers to roll film sufficiently long enough to be placed on reels, cartridges, or cassettes and read with a microfilm reader/printer. Usually produced on 16mm or 35mm film. Cf. microfiche.
is a type of scanner that converts microfilm or microfiche documents into electronic documents.
A reel of film that holds in miniaturized form the contents of a print publication. Can be read on a special machine.
A fine grain, high resolution film used to record microimages.
Photographic film showing micro images of publications, such as the contents of journals. Boise State University Albertsons Library microfilm is packaged on a reel and machines which enable viewing and copying are available in the Microforms Room, First Floor. See Also Microfiche, Microform.
The photographic reproduction of a document, usually on 16mm or 35mm film.
rolls of photographic material containing reduced images of printed material; used with a special microfilm reader that illuminates and enlarges the images and allows the spool of microfilm to be rolled forward and rewound onto the spool.
A microphotograph on cellulose film needing a special reader for use. Many periodical and newspaper back-runs are stored in this format. There are microfilm readers on Level 3 of the Library.
Microfilms are rolls of film which hold journal articles or newspaper articles. Libraries have special microfilm readers which allow you to print directly from the reader.
A continuous roll of film, used for storage of miniaturised text (usually journals or magazines). Microfilms and reader/printers are stored in the Microforms Room on Level 2 of the Central Library.
is a roll of film the size of a bagel. The pages of a book or journal have been photographed and reduced in size to fit on the microfilm.
A roll of film with a number of maps or images printed on it, reduced to a fraction of original size. It requires a microfilm viewer. Reduces use of the original and allows easy printing.
Very small picture film. Microfilm can be used in miniature cameras and easily transported or concealed. A Minox is a type of microfilm camera. Minox Camera
usually 35 mm roll film.
A reel of film containing small images of each page of a newspaper, magazine, or journal and has to be read or printed using a special machine, a microfilm reader.
A roll of film with photographs of printed material; all older newspapers and some periodicals in this library are found in this format; a special machine to read it is needed
Photographic film used in micrographics, usually in roll form 35mm or 16mm wide. 35mm format is preferred for preservation microfilming.
A spool of film on which periodical articles and other documents have been reproduced in miniature. The contents of microfilm can be viewed and/or printed by threading the spool onto a microfilm reader/printer. Microfilm is available at Auraria Library in the Periodicals Reading Room. You will need a call number to locate specific film.
A fine grain, high resolution photographic film used specifically for the capture of document images. Microfilm is manufactured primarily in either 16 mm or 35 mm widths and in 100- or 215- foot long rolls. While all camera microfilm has a silver halide photosensitive emulsion layer and this type of film is also used for the production of working duplicates, several highly economical duplication films exist such as diazo film (organic dyes) and vesicular film (bubbles).
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.
Microfilm is a roll of black and white 35 mm film that holds the reduced images of several pages of text. A special reader is required to project the image so that it can be read. Your library may even provide the technology necessary to scan microfilm documents, which can then be saved, printed, or emailed.
film containing photographs of documents or pages of books and journals; the processing of reproducing images on microfilm
Rolls of film on which old court records are stored.
rolls of 16mm or 35mm microphotographs of the pages of a book, periodical, catalog, etc.
Photographic film rolls housed on reels, cartridges or cassettes. Periodicals often store information on microfilm because many pages of material can be stored in this format. See microform.
A photographic film wound on a spool, which can be read using a microfilm reader.
A spool of film on which printed materials (i.e. periodicals) have been reproduced and reduced in size. Serials stored on microfilm are shelved alphabetically with the bound journals on the second floor. Microfilm readers/printers can be found in the copier room on the first floor.
a widely used means of preserving records of genealogical value, microfilm is a very durable media with an estimated lifespan of more than 500 years when stored in the proper environment. Repositories such as the National Archives and the Family History Library make many rolls of microfilmed information available to researchers for viewing.
A film of printed matter that has been reduced in size.
A term for information that has been microphotographed and placed on small reels or flat sheets. Significance: Older issues of some newspapers and magazines are kept on microfilm rather than in print format. You use a microfilm reader to view them. You can make also make copies of articles using the microfilm machines located behind the Reference Desk.
Many of the documents, especially parish registers, at LMA have been copied onto microfilm to preserve the originals. Microfilms consist of a spool of film which is read using a microfilm reader. The film is threaded onto the microfilm reader and viewed on the screen.
100-to-215-foot roll of film used to store microscopic images of documents. 7.30 Microphone, 1.5, 1.6, 2.26, 5.14, 5.16
A roll of photographic film containing micro images of printed or graphic material.
Miniaturized information stored on film on a reel. Users view and print microfilm on a machine called a reader-printer or microforms machine.