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microfilm

a strip of film of standard width on which books, newspapers, documents, etc., can be recorded in miniaturized form

microfilm

[′mī·krə‚film]
(graphic arts)
Greatly reduced film records of such things as books, newspapers, engineering drawings, reports, and manuscripts; copies are made on fine-grain film of 16, 35, 70, and 105-millimeter size, permitting easy storage and handling.

microfilm

A continuous film strip that holds several thousand miniaturized document pages. See micrographics.


Microfilm and Microfiche
Billions of pages have been recorded on film and fiche, but optical methods are replacing this old imaging method.
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The company's flagship products, the ST ViewScan and book scanning products incorporate the latest technology to improve scanning, viewing, and editing both microfilm and printed materials within libraries, schools, and other collections.
Our solution offering includes; document capture, workflow automation, cloud-based and on-premise document management software, electronic forms and mobile data capture solutions, records management, email management software, document scanning services, document scanners and microfilm scanners.
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The current rush to access records held on microfilm by banks provides a case in point of why microfilm still remains an effective and efficient information storage format, said Mr Negus.
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LA CRESCENTA - Local history buffs are in for a treat with new microfilms of old newspapers that document the history of the Crescenta Valley from 1929 to 1966.
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As poor (and self-destructing) as microfilm is, it provides more people with more access to the past than fastidious preservation of originals could allow.
Preserving microfilm is an essential element in any archiving policy.
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