Q. What is microfilm?

Answer

Microfilm is a way to preserve content, and save space. A photograph is taken of each page of a publication. All the photographs are reduced in size, and transferred to a special film. The final product is a reel that is about 4 inches in diameter.

There are special machines to read the film, and print page copies in the Periodicals area on the second floor. People are there to help, too!

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  • Last Updated Aug 29, 2018
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  • Answered By Bob Smith

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