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.
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.