Microforms are tremendous invention of modern technology. It is generic term that includes all form of materials photographed and reduced in size. It is a miniature creation that is reduced printed matter to small size on film which is also very small in size.
Usefulness of Micro-form in Library:
- Microform copies can easily be made.
- They can save storage space.
- Binding may not be seemed as problem.
- It is less expensive than book.
- Microforms edition are never out of print and they are durable.
Selection policies of Micro-forms in Library:
- It should be selected according to the objectives of the library.
- It should be observed that how these are helpful to the readers.
- It should be considered its image magnification format, durability and the polarity.