microfiche

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microfiche

a sheet of film, usually the size of a filing card, on which books, newspapers, documents, etc., can be recorded in miniaturized form

microfiche

[′mī·krə‚fēsh]
(graphic arts)
A microfilm card or sheet used in some information storage systems; consists of a film format about 4 by 6 inches (10 by 15 centimeters) containing microimages of type and other information, with a title heading large enough to be read by the unaided eye.

microfiche

Pronounced "micro-feesh." A 4x6" sheet of film that holds several hundred miniaturized document pages. See micrographics.
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xxiv, 4, 652, 52, 159 p.), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches, (no 40084) [Reinhard Trial Report]; Memorial for Charles de Reinhard to accompany his Petition to His Honor the president of the Province of Lower-Canada (SA,: 1818?.
22 p), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 20832) [McLane, Proces]; The trial of David M'Lane for high treason, before a special court of over and terminer at Quebec, on the 7th July, 1797 (Quebec : Printed and sold by J.
52, 25 p.), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 42720) [Arnold].
22 p), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 35342) [Proces de Jalbert].
CIHM's initial mission was to preserve and disseminate on microfiche early printed monographs that contained information about Canada, were written by Canadian authors, or had a Canadian imprint.
CIHM's task was to find materials that fit each project's defined parameters, persuade holding institutions to lend the materials for microfilming, make preservation-quality microfiche reproductions, and publicize to the Canadian library community and public the availability of microfiche copies.
With supplements, that number has risen to 62,087 titles on 132,243 microfiche. Also, in the course of their work they noted material that became the seeds of later projects.
The next step was to add cataloguing, since subscribers requested that the microfiche have good bibliographic access.
The UN Statistical Office makes available a microfiche series of national trade statistics in SITC form, referred to as "Series D." In 1989, for instance, this series covered around 30 countries with a publication lag time of about one year.
OECD prepares microfiche sets of detailed annual trade statistics by commodity (SITC Rev.
ITC issues an annual microfiche series called "Import Tabulation System" (ITS).
Trade statistics on microfiche are only slightly more expensive.