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Microforms in the Downtown Library: Microfilm

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

What is Microfilm?

Microfilm utilizes photographic film reels to store reproductions of printed material. These reels typically come in two sizes: 16mm & 35mm.

Times of London

Newspaper & Periodical Microfilm       

- International newspapers are first and arranged by country/place of publication, with England coming first. National newspapers follow, then miscellaneous newspaper film.


- United States newspapers are alphabetized by state, starting with California.


- The West Virginia & Regional History Center also houses a collection of WV newspaper microfilm. For more information, contact the WVRHC.

periodical film