The History Centre has 8 digital microfilm readers
in the Local Studies Library area.
These machines have a smaller footprint, and are capable of
reading a variety of formats including microfilm, microfiche and
aperture cards removing the need to swap or
They are all networked allowing users to print from any machine
whilst digital technology allows users to rotate, flip and zoom to
read the smallest of text quickly and easily.
The machines use touchscreens but a mouse is also available.
You can phone in advance to reserve a reader (01482 317500).
Find-out more about our microfilmed collections.
Printouts cost 50p per A4 page and £1 per A3 page (black and
white - none of our microfilm are in colour).