Microfilm - The National Library of Jamaica


The Microfilm Collection of the National Library consists of over three thousand titles which include, newspapers, theses and other archival materials, dating from the eighteenth century to present day. Items include:


Newspapers (Jamaica)

  • The Blackman
  • The Catholic Opinion
  • The Daily Gleaner
  • Falmouth Gazette
  • Gall’s Newsletter
  • Jamaica Advocate
  • Jamaica Daily Express
  • Negro World
  • Negro Times
  • Negro Voice
  • Public Opinion
  • Spanish Town Tribune

Obtaining materials from the collection of the National Library does not imply the right to publish, recopy or reproduce them in any manner without the expressed written consent of the Library. All services require advance payment. Fees and charges are subject to change from time to time.

Application for reproduction of materials in print and other medium must be made in writing

The minimum amount of materials for microfilming is 10 feet. One roll of microfilm is equal to 100 ft.

Condition of Materials per Roll
(1 Roll = 100 ft. = 600 exposures)