WATCH: KILLER OLDIES: As the Microfilm Turns

Did you miss our latest Google+ Hangout? Learn why we won’t ever be able to let microfilm go in the latest BlackProGen Google+ Hangout.

The fourth of the 2016 Google+ Hangouts hosted by me and sponsored by #BlackProGen took place on Tuesday, April 19. Panelists were from Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Panelists during this session included:
Nicka Sewell-Smith –
True Lewis:
Angela Walton-Raji:
Shelley Murphy –
Bernice Bennett –

Click this link to view a playlist of all #BlackProGen Hangouts.


  • Why is it important to be familiar with researching different formats of records?
  • What are some best practices with researching on microfilm?
  • What are the times you prefer microfilm to digital? What are the times you do not?
  • What are some of the best resources that are still on microfilm?

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