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Copy of Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find materials on microfilm?

Certain serial publications, particularly back issues of old newspapers and periodicals, can be found on microfilm. Most microfilm and microfiche are located off-site, in building 2M. If the library catalog indicates that the item you want is available on microfilm or fiche, use the form below to request the item to be retrieved. For any questions regarding the microfilm collection please contact 718 982-4076 or 4014.

The service is not available on weekends and holidays but exceptions can be made by scheduling an appointment. Please call 718 982-4076. You will receive an email when the item is available for pickup. Items will be held at the Circulation/Reserve desk for up to 72 hours after notification.

Microfilm can be viewed on the microfilm reader located in room 1L-106 after making arrangements with the Circulation desk.