|With more than 50 years of experience in microfilming, NewsBank, inc. is a world leader in providing newspaper information to libraries throughout the world. We continue to offer more than 200 microfilm-based newspapers from across the United States so your library can provide useful content for researchers and patrons, preserve important information and save space.
Each NewsBank microfilm title is reproduced in its entirety and captured exactly as it appeared in its original print form. Individual titles are available in either silver or vesicular format per your library’s preference .
Beyond current coverage , NewsBank also supplies extensive microfilm archives and replacement rolls for damaged or lost collections .
Diverse sources and content
NewsBank’s microfilm-based newspapers include obituaries and death notices, marriages and birth announcements, advertisements, box scores, classifieds, stock quotes, news articles, and many different types of images, including photographs, charts, illustrations, graphs, and maps. Topics covered include every conceivable subject, including genealogy, sports, employment opportunities, community news, entertainment listings, obituaries and much more. NewsBank’s microfilm titles provide extensive background information on a wide variety of topics, making them an ideal resource for a wide range of library researchers, from general patrons to business owners to students to library staff.
In this digital age, many libraries have understandably turned their focus away from microfilm collections. Microfiche, however, continues to provide libraries with a number of unique benefits. It is far durable, affordable, saves space, is manufactured based on established standards and has lasting value, with a life expectancy of more than 500 years.