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Please note: Location and access methods for the Libraries Microfilm and Microfiche Collections, previously located in PCL, have changed.

To search our microform collection, use the library catalog.  Limit the search to microforms by changing the "ALL Locations" drop box to "Microforms."

All the microforms previously housed on the first floor of PCL have been relocated to the Collections Deposit Library (CDL), located on the southwest corner of MLK and Red River.

Newspaper indexes have been relocated to CDL, while indexes and guides to individual microfilm/fiche sets remain in PCL (PCL 2.400).
There are now three ways to access the microforms:

  1. Items can be paged through the Pick It Up service, with delivery available to locations with microform readers, including the PCL. Generally, paged items will be “Library Use Only” and will be due 15 minutes before the service desk closes. Users can ask for items to be put back on hold so they can use them again before they are returned to CDL.
  2. Scans with electronic delivery of articles or chapters may be requested through the Get a Scan service for items where a specific citation is known.
  3. Walk-in access on site at CDL, Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.

A full array of microform viewing, printing, and scanning equipment will be available at the:

  • Collections Deposit Library (CDL)
  • PCL (room 2.200, behind the Computer Help Desk)
  • Life Science Library
  • LLILAS/Benson

The Architecture & Planning Library has readers that can print content.

This equipment will be available for users viewing UT Libraries microforms or borrowing materials from other libraries through Interlibrary Services.

If you need microforms for the long-term or your research is time-sensitive, Ask a Librarian via email.

You can also view a list of newspapers we hold on microform.  The list is organized by country/state and provides date ranges for our holdings.

Please Ask a Librarian or visit the PCL Research Help & Check Out Desk if you have any questions.

Major Microfiche (MCFICHE) Sets



American Biographical Archive I & II 16,673
American Public Opinion Index 1981- 9610
Archivo Biografico De Espana 1960-1995 16,674
ASI 1974- 4900
Bibliotheque Nationale Catalogue General... 1897-1959 11,983
Bibliotheque Nationale Catalogue General... Supplement 11,984
Bibliotheque Nationale Catalogue General... 1960-1969 11,985
British Biographical Archive Series 1 & 2 9603
CIS 1970- 4902
Congressional Hearings 4905
Congressional Hearings Witness Index 4906
Declassified Documents 2288
Deutsches Biographisches Archiv Series I & II 8142
Early American Imprints (Evans) 1639-1800 16,675
Early American Imprints (Shaw Shoemaker) 1801-1819 16,676
ERIC 4913
Federal Register 1953-1965 (microcards) 3852
Federal Register 1966-present 3853
House Of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1976-present 4924
IIS 1983- 4901
National Union Catalog Books 8159
National Union Catalog Audiovisual Materials 8445
National Union Catalog Register of Additional Locs 8506
NIDS - U.S. 9564
NIDS - United Kingdom 9879
Nursing Collection 4920
Serial Set (includes American State Papers) 4904
Soviet Biographic Archive 12,417
SRI 1980- 4899
Tests On Microfiche 2285
U.N. Offical Records 2618-2644
United States Newspaper Program National Union List 13,919
ValueLine Investment Survey 1980-present 16,345


Major Microfilm (MicroFILM) Sets



American Periodical Series 1800-1850 829
American Periodical Series 1850-1900 (Series III) 20,387
American Periodical Series 18th Cent. 828
Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature* 9,840
The Papers Of Margaret Sanger 22,571
Papers Of the NAACP 17,412
Records Of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations... 18,335
Southern Women And Their Families In the 19th C. 22,470
Village Voice (includes VLS, Voice Literary Supplement) 17,050

*Please search the catalog for this title, as there are additional resources located in non-microfilm form.



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