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Microform Collection

Collection

Library Upper Level

Our collection of microform contains back issues of periodicals, newspapers, and other serial publications ranging from as early as the year 1916.

Our microform collection and microform viewer are located on the upper level in the northwest corner. Two additional microform viewers, from which you can print paper copies of microfilm, are located behind the Computing Support & Printing Services desk on the lower level.

A second collection of microform, called the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), is held separately.

Microform viewer and drawers

Collection

Library Lower Level

The HRAF is a microfiche collection of ethnographic materials, largely primary source text documents, covering all aspects of cultural and social life of 400 different cultural groups from around the world. The HRAF and related finding aids are located on the lower level, beneath the main staircase. For assistance navigating the collection, please visit one of our reference desks.

A microform viewer is located on the upper level in the northwest corner. Two additional microform viewers, from which you can print paper copies of microfilm, are located behind the Computing Support & Printing Services desk on the lower level.

Human Relations Area Files cabinets