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microform

[′mī·krə‚fȯrm]
(graphic arts)
A miniature replica of data, such as microfiche or microfilm.

microform

In micrographics, a medium that contains microminiaturized images such as microfiche and microfilm. See micrographics.
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By the mid-1980s, The National Microfilm Association (1944-1989; now known as the Association for Information and Image Management or (AHM), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO) brought a measure of control into the industry through the introduction of standards and guidelines for microform formats.
Similarly, microforms with a projected longevity of 500 years store large quantities of records in a small space.
Digitisation--and the conditions under which digitised versions of newspapers might be accepted or preferred to microform as a preservation medium in the future--is also an area of intense interest to all the NPLAN partners.
Abstract: The particular characteristics of the microforms and the problems arised in their management are reviewed from the special literature.
Anyone who wants to use the microform areas must book one day in advance.
In addition, we have all benefitted from microform and digital access to otherwise inaccessible material.
ProQuest's President and CEO, Joe Reynolds, noting that his company manufactured two CD-ROMs containing disputed articles, but stopped selling them after the Second Circuit of Appeals ruled for the freelancers, said "We are disappointed by the Court's ruling with respect to electronic databases, but are pleased by the Court's discussions regarding the non-infringing nature of microform editions of periodicals.
In a similar vein, the intellectual entity known as a "book" is now available as print on paper, as a microform, as an audio tape, as a CD-ROM, and through a Web-based interface or special device--e.
Since the human mind "snaps instantly" by association from one idea to the next, Bush proposed a device called a "memex" (for "memory extender")--a kind of giant desk packed with oodles of microform texts that would allow a reader to annotate and quickly rearrange the retrieved information.
Users access the information through the ProQuest[R] Web-based online information system, Chadwyck-Healey[R] electronic and microform resources, UMI[R] microform and print reference products, eLibrary[R] and SIRS[R] educational resources, and Serials Solutions e-resource access and management solutions.
Huddersfield Town Football Club (HTAFC) Business Partners, Microform Imaging Ltd who are based in West Yorkshire, have used their 360[degrees] imaging facilities to take images for the team's 2017/18 home shirt.
Also at the meeting was Neil Bowker, representing the historical archivists, and HTFC business partners, Microform Imaging Ltd.