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Aleph@UF: Non-print Formats

Cataloging procedures and policies

Under revision July 2019 by Greg Allen

Non-Print Formats

 

Videos

  • DVD Video -
  • BluRay -
    • an optical disk format for high-definition video was released in 2006.
    • The discs themselves are the same size as DVDs (120mm), but are capable of storing 25 GB per layer, with dual-layer discs being the industry standard for movies on Blu-ray Disc.
  • VHS - (short for Video Home System) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes. ... Optical disc formats later began to offer better quality than analog consumer video tape such as VHS and S-VHS.
  • Video CD (VCD) -
  • Streaming -
  • Guide for Cataloging video formats

CD-ROM

  • eBook -
  • Computer program -
  • Multimedia -

Music CD

Microforms - a general term used to describe the microfilm, microfiche, or microprints used for the storage of documents that have been photographed and reduced in size in order to conserve space or to preserve materials that deteriorate rapidly.

  • Microfilm - Long strips of transparent plastic, containing photographed pages, rolled onto reels.
  • Microfiche - Rectangular sheets of transparent plastic, containing rows of images of printed pages. They are stored in envelopes (sleeves) and hold up to 98 page images per fiche).
  • Super-fiche - Rectangular sheets of transparent plastic, containing rows of images of printed pages. They are stored in envelopes and can hold up to 500 page images per fiche.
  • Microprint (AKA micro-opaque or micro-card) - Rectangular sheets of card stock stored in boxes or in envelopes (sleeves). Though an obsolete microformat, the Libraries retain numerous collections on microprint.

 

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