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What are microforms?

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Microforms are scaled-down reproductions of paper or film documents, often used for storing large amounts of data in a reduced amount of space when compared to their physical counterparts. Microform images are commonly reduced to about 4% or one 1/25 of their original size. In some cases, greater reductions may be used, including 1/48th.

Microform images are almost always film negatives.

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