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Microforms Collections & Equipment

Notable Collections at PSU

Microform Collections are an important sources for historically significant, rare, or damaged original sources compiled from a wide range of archives and historical collections to make materials more accessible.
Below are a representative sample of the types of collections available. Many more can be found in Microforms & Government Information, 2nd floor Paterno.. The History Guide: Primary Sources tab, lists many digitized microforms collections. 


Many newspapers are on microformat.  Check NewsFinder to identify newspapers by time period, region, language or format, that are located in Penn State Libraries.