Efficient, Economic and Simple Microfilm has long been recognized as one of the most efficient, economic and simple ways of storing large quantities of information. As a source of storing archives, microfilming gives you a viewable archive that has a life expectancy of up to 500 year with a single roll of film able to store up to 2,500 images. Hundreds of the year of research material can be maintained in a much smaller space as compared to the printed counterpart.
Being the perfect medium for the permanent retention of source materials the use of 16mm and 35mm microfilm offers the following benefits:
National Archives of Pakistan has preserved the following archival material on microfilms