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Microform Collections  

Information about selected microform collections at Western Libraries.
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Selected Microform Collections

This guide showcases a selection of the more heavily used microform collections. They are housed on Wilson 2 East, except where indicated otherwise.

The selected collections are organized by broad subject discipline, represented by the tabs across the top of the guide.

Each entry provides some basic information about the indexing and organization of each collection, and a link to the catalog record for more details.


Microform Help

CONTACT INFORMATION: Get help locating microform materials and using reader-printer machines.

Learning Commons Info Desk

DROP BY: Learning Commons, Wilson 2nd Floor

CALL US: (360) 650-3094


Research Consulation Desk

DROP BY: Learning Commons, Wilson 2

CALL US: (360) 650-2836

ASK US! Answer Service: Live Chat, Email & Online Ask a Question

Microform Readers

Three microfrom readers are located on Wilson 2 East. Both microfilm and microfiche can be viewed on all three readers.

The microform readers have varied saving and printing capabilities:

  • ScanPro 1000: Scans and saves to U drive or flash drive; U drive scan goes directly to library print network
  • Canon Microfilm Scanner 300 II: Scans and saves to U drive or flash drive; can send U drive scan to network printer
  • Minolta MicroSP 2000: Prints out at a Student Print Station


FOR HELP: See Microform Help above. User instructions are also available in print at each station. Below are links to online user instructions for the ScanPro 1000:


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