In the pre-digital age, documents were scanned and stored as reduced-size page images on film or printed on cardboard-like photographic paper. Specialized equipment is required to read, print, and save pages from these materials. The Sherrod Library microforms collection has material in all of these formats and provides the equipment and knowledgeable staff to help people use it.
A growing number of works held in microforms are available online open access and discoverable through OneSearch.
Microprint sets include primary sources for research in American history, literature, and drama in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
Indexes to these sets are available in Microforms:
Sets indexed and searchable in OneSearch include:
Ultrafiche sets indexed and searchable in OneSearch include:
Microfiche collections include ERIC reports and U.S. government documents maintained in Government Information, Law, and Maps.
Current newspapers are located on the second floor in Periodicals. Most are retained for 3 months.
Online newspapers and news sources are also available.
Current issues of print journals and magazines and bound volumes for earlier years are located in Periodicals on the second floor.
Journals held in print and available online can be found in OneSearch.
Explore available online journals with BrowZine.