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Microforms

This guide will help you access the microform collections including microfilm, microfiche and microcard.

How to Access

For a generic microform request, submit using the form below.

If you know the title of the item you are trying to access, follow these 4 steps:


Step 1

Search for the title in the library search box or in the library catalogue.


Step 2

Locate the microfilm, microfiche, or microcard resource and click to connect to item record in catalogue.


Step 3

Once in the catalogue record, select "Request specific issue or volume" as indicated in the form below.


Step 4

Complete "Request an Item" form specifying which volume/issue/date range to retrieve, entering:

  • Volume/Issue/Date
  • Notes
  • Barcode (if applicable)
  • Name (required)
  • Email address (required)

You will be contacted for further information or when your resource is ready for pickup.

If you don't know the title of the item and are looking to search microforms more generally, follow these 5 steps:


Step 1

Search for your topic in the library search box (e.g. alberta news). Select "Classic Catalogue"


Step 2

In the library catalogue results page, select "Limit Search"


Step 3

In the search limiters, select Location and select one of Microcard, Microfilm, or Microfiche. Then press Search again.


Step 4

Once you find a resource you are interested in retrieving, select "Request specific issue or volume" to choose a issue or volume to be delivered to the TFDL for pickup.


Step 5

Complete "Request an Item" form specifying which volume/issue/date range to retrieve, entering:

  • Volume/Issue/Date
  • Notes
  • Barcode (if applicable)
  • Name (required)
  • Email address (required)

You will be contacted for further information or when your resource is ready for pickup.

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