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Qatar University 2019  

Microfiche Microfilm & Slides Collections


The Library has a microfilm/fiche reader available for users to use; this machine and collection is located in the Special Collection. You can use the reader to view, save, print, and email yourself images from microfilm/fiche. The contents this collection are manuscripts and thesis (Arabic-English)

Microfilm: is a 35mm film on which printed materials are photographed at greatly reduced size for ease of storage. The digital lens on the microfilm reader enlarges the image, allowing you to read the contents.  Find Microfilm through the Library Online Catalog.

Microfiche: is a card made of transparent film used to store printed information in miniaturized form. To read the card, one places it under the lens of a microfiche reader machine, which magnifies it. Find Microfiche through the Library Online Catalog.

Slides Collection: The Qatar University Library acquires a set of Slides Collection, and it is estimated that there are (3000) slides in (4) containers, as follows:

  • Volume 1. Slides 1-750

  • Volume 2. Slides 751-1500

  • Volume 3. Slides 1501-2250

  • Volume 4. Slides 2251-3000

This collection called (Visual encyclopaedia of Islamic civilization) containing various images such as: (Geographical Maps, Heritage Buildings, Monuments such as Pots and Pottery, Coins, etc.); Some of slides also pages of manuscripts. Slides Collection Colorful, Single-layer size (5 x 5 cm), 35 mm.

Find Slides Collection through the QU Digital Hub.

Collection Located

FloorRoom Number
Ground Floor 121

Opening Hours

Sunday - Thursday 07:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Friday Closed

Contact Information