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Literature on Microform

A guide to the British, French, German, Spanish, and U.S. literature collections on microform at McKeldin Library.

Introduction to the Collection

This LibGuide is a partial list of major literature collections in microfilm, microfiche, microcard and microprint format in the UMCP Libraries.  All of these collections are held in McKeldin Library and can be found in McKeldin's Periodicals Room.

Collections are listed here by names of issuing countries or organizations, or by title, as appropriate. Most have specialized indexes. Many entries include hypertext links to more complete descriptions of individual collections.


Loading the microfilm machine

The microfilm reader in the Performing Arts Library is located on the ground floor in the reference section. To see how to load the machine, watch the video below.

Microform Overview

What are Microforms?

How do I use the collection?

Where is the collection located?

Useful Terminology