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Primary Source Media is the exclusive owner of all microforms from Scholarly Resources and an authorized distributor of microform sets from the Library of Congress.

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Primary Source Media guarantees its products are of the highest possible quality available, and that they will be free from manufacturing defects. If, despite our best efforts, you receive damaged or defective material (microforms or guides, where available), or if items are missing from a shipment, we will send replacements promptly at no cost to you, providing your claims are submitted within 6 months of our shipping date. Please contact our Customer Service department before returning any material you receive either in error or in damaged condition.

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Microform collections from Primary Source Media are accompanied, where available, by printed guides or title lists designed to offer researchers optimum access by way of item-level bibliographic and alphabetical listings. Guides or title lists are available for review free for thirty days.

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