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Microfilm in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Figuring out microfilm in the Performing Arts Library

How do I cite this stuff?

So, you have looked at your primary sources on microfilm and now you need a way to cite them in your paper. How do you do this?

There are two basic steps to citing microfilm:

1. Cite your primary source

2. Add information about the microfilm

You need to indicate in your citation that you were using a microfilm so readers know you were not looking at the original document.

Yale Writing Center has a great page with examples that will help you get a feel for what citing a document on microfilm will look like in different styles.