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mi·cro·form

 (mī′krə-fôrm′)
n.
An arrangement of images reduced in size, as on microfilm or microfiche.

microform

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɔːm)
n
(Computer Science) computing a method of storing symbolic information by using photographic reduction techniques, such as microfilm, microfiche, etc

mi•cro•form

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfɔrm)

n.
any form, either film or paper, containing microreproductions.
[1955–60]

microform

A generic term for any form, whether film, video tape, paper, or other medium, containing miniaturized or otherwise compressed images which cannot be read without special display devices.
Translations

microform

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɔːm] Nmicroforma f
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Many government agencies and "micro-publishers" (publishers of microform publications) joined the ranks, adopting microfilm as a preservation, storage and dissemination tool.
KC Communications, based at Lindley, will be working on behalf of Yorkshire Yogi, Microform Imaging LTD and The Flood Company.
Coverage encompasses all types of resources: print, online, databases, microform.
Contract notice: Supply And Installation Of Four Microform Reader-Printers For The Cujas Library Attached To The University Paris 1 Panthon-Sorbonne
Michael Riley, senior historian for Heritage Auctions said that this tiny microform contains the complete Bible, all 1,245 pages of the King James Bible, both Old and New Testaments.
That physical form can be paper or a microform (film or fiche).
Among her topics are the basics of online searching, library catalogs, scholarly journals, modern British literary magazines, microform and digital collections, manuscripts and archives, web resources, and researching a thorny problem.
NA Publishing also provides microform archiving of periodicals and journals (more than 20,000 titles in all) for the library, higher education, and healthcare markets.
Prior to that, he was a reference librarian in the local history and genealogy reading room, the microform reading room, and the main reading room of the HSSD.
As SEC Archivist, Brown's duties include setting policies and procedures for the maintenance and retention of records of all types, including paper, microform, electronic, audio, and video.
Theses and dissertations have been available on microfilm since 1938 when the American organization University Microform Corporation was set up in order to provide an archiving service using this medium.
We are now looking at large-scale digitization of microfiche to create electronic documents--and we have a whole collection of microfiche and microform.