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microfiche

(mī′krō-fēsh″) [Gr. mikros, small, + Fr. fiche, index card]
A sheet of microfilm that enables a large number of library data and medical records to be stored in a small space.
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(19) La collection de microfiches de l'Institut canadien de microreproductions historiques (ICMH) comprend de nombreuses pieces de procedures qui n'ont pas ete retenues pour les fins de cette etude, au motif qu'elles n'etaient pas destinees a une large diffusion.
11 p), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 92316) a la p titre [Poire]; Voir aussi Short-hand McLane, supra note 11 et Reinhard Trial Report, supra note 10.
46 p), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 37010) a la p 46 [Disney].
viii, [v]-xiv, 170 p.), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 41721) [Viger]; Memoire abrege en reponse a celui de Denis Benjamin Viger, Ecuyer, et de Dame Marie Amable Foretier, Son Epouse, Appellans [sic]; vs.
30 p), Ottawa, ICMH collection de microfiches (no 56801) a la p 30 [Tracey].
The Internet has changed the way CIHM sends and receives information, and the implementation of digital scanning has changed the type of product delivered (from microfiche to scanned image), the timing of deliveries (from twice a year to monthly), and the method of delivery (from courier to Internet).
Phase I (1979-1986)--Pre-1900 Monographs: 55,582 titles on 119,728 microfiche.
Phase 2 (1986-1987)--Annuals Collection: 2,443 titles, 10,885 issues on 17,308 microfiche; Supplement: 253 titles, 709 issues on 860 microfiche.
Phase 3 (1989-1994)--Periodicals Collection: 1,389 titles, 61,745 issues on 62,221 microfiche
At the urging of subscribers, CIHM did not knowingly microfilm any titles that were already available on microfiche or microfilm.
For microfiche data, users usually require some assistance, and the time of a trade information specialist has to be made available for this purpose.
These disks will increasingly be an attractive alternative to microfiche, tapes and diskettes because of their large storage capacity and the possibility of "down-loading" the data selectively.