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Microforms in the Downtown Library: Microcard & Microprint

Guide to viewing and copying microforms on the second floor of the WVU Downtown Library

What are Microcards and Microprint?

Flat sheets of opaque paper or card stock used to store scaled-down reproductions of printed material and require magnification to view.


Microcard example

Locating Microcards

Microcards are located in the cabinet in the corner near study rooms 2042 & 2044.


card format

Microprint example

Locating Microprints

card location

The Microprint collection is now housed off-site at the Depository. Ask for Research Services at the front desk on the first floor for more information on how to access these materials.