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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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A sample item is "The information provided by the Uni-Noodle microfilm is valuable."
Founded in 1989, ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of microfilm scanners and other micrographic collection scanning solutions.
Denise Hibay, head of collections development at the New York Public Library, says many patrons "on some level still prefer microfilm. I do believe a lot have switched loyalties and have gone to digital as they've understood its benefits," she says.
As well as the Microfilm the choice includes the Turbofilm plate pack cooking system ideal for jelly products; the Carablend for toffee and caramel; and a dedicated fondant cooker.
Bellamy, Herbert Files (Monroe Fordham Regional History Center, Buffalo, New York), microfilm roll, folder 46, slide 14; and Staas, James, 1490: Bringing a Community Together.
Paul Negus of the Microfilm Shop which is to supply microfilm for a time capsule to be buried near Stonehenge (inset).
Microfilm is the original and best format for long-term archiving and accessibility.
Thomson-Gale has recently added SERIES 7: LESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVES: SUBJECT FILES to the Gay Rights Movement series in its Primary Source Microfilm imprint.
The Papers of Isaac Backus, 1630-1806: A Guide to the Microfilm Edition.
To circumvent the degradation of newspaper and its chronicle of history, libraries routinely trade in their newspaper collections for microfilm versions and in the future may rely on digital versions.
Four variations have been successful: an information dossier, microfilm analysis, great source search, and novelist's background briefing paper.