Microform Collections Orientation - UMass Amherst Libraries
The Microform Guide lists 400 historical collections held by the UMass Amherst Libraries. Collections are arranged A to Z by title-keyword. Each entry contains the collection name, description and microform number. Click the to view the Library Catalog record.
For assistance, contact Melinda McIntosh, Reference Services Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org, 413.545.6802.
Step-by-Step Guide to Microform Retrieval: Identify - Request - Retrieve - View
Microforms are held in a non-public area of the library. Library users must fill out an Online Request Form to access the collection. Requests are picked up at the Circulation Desk and then viewed in the new Microforms Viewing Room, Room 49, Learning Commons, Du Bois Library. For more information: see the Detailed Instructions.
|Identify Collection:||Browse this guide A to Z by title-keyword, or use the guide search box above, or search more broadly in the Library Catalog.|
|Complete Request Form:||Online Request Form - include name, email address, microform title and UM Microform number. Request confirmation is sent by email.|
|Retrieve Microform:||Retrieve microforms from the Circulation Desk (413.545.2623), located on the west side of the Learning Commons, Du Bois Library.|
|View Microform:||Microforms Viewing Room, Room 49, Learning Commons, For help using equipment, go to Learning Commons Desk (413.577.1272).|