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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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So began the creation of billions of microfilm reels and custom microforms containing trillions of images of document pages.
At initial consideration, microforms seem like yesterday's technology for tomorrow's challenges--a time warp.
This supplement to the Guide to Microforms in Print 2008 contains entries that list author-title, form and content, subject cataloging, prices, type of microform and ordering information for these resources.
Theft is a concern for records in all formats; but microforms and electronic media are compact and more easily concealed than paper documents, and their high storage densities increase the amount of information affected by a single incident of theft.
Microforms in libraries: a manual for evaluation and management.
As such, she oversees the administration of all phases of government documents and microforms.
His particular concern is with microforms (microfilm, microfiche, and micro-cards), along with digitization, lamination, and mass de-acidification.
One part of the dissent, however, compared online databases to microforms, stating that someone might extract only one article from a publication on microform, but the entire microform is a collective work.
5 million volumes, 17,000 current journals, and extensive collections of microforms, maps, scores, sound recordings, and videotapes.
Selectors may safely assume that, with proper care, microforms and audiovisual materials can be adequately preserved.
Describes operational and guality control guidelines for alphanumeric computer-output microfilm recorders and microforms using black-and-white film as well as duplicates made from such films.
Legal Research and Law Library Management brings you up-to-date coverage of: cost and space considerations in planning a library; hiring a librarian and retaining a law library consultant; evaluations of competing systems for teaching legal research; considerations in the selection of books, periodicals, microforms, videotapes, online computer services, CD-ROM and fax machines; and copyright law and its effect on fair use of research materials.