Microform includes nearly 3-million items, ranging from historical documents from a variety of Canadian and international sources to contemporary newspapers, domestic and foreign. For details click on Finding Microform
In Library Viewing/Scanning Facilities
Digital microform scanners, equipped to handle microfilm, microfiche and microprint, are available in the Media Commons Reading room. Digital scans can be made to a USB storage device free of charge. Printed copies cost 15-cents per page and require the use of a TCard/Copy card. Media Commons staff is available at all times to assist.
Borrowing & Reserving
No reservations required. The Microform collection is a closed stack collection, but staff is available to retrieve and assist. Printed finding aids for many Microform collections are available at the Media Commons Service desk .
The collection is open to everyone, but only those with a valid TCard may borrow materials outside Media Commons. The regular loan period is two weeks. Some restrictions may apply.