Magnetic tape library

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Photographer
Resnikoff, Bob
Credit Line
Courtesy of Columbia University Information Technology
Copyright Owner
© Bob Resnikoff
Keywords
mechanical; magnetic tape; Corporate culture
Object ID
500004568

As computer centers moved away from punched cards in the 1970s, their libraries of magnetic tapes grew. A typical reel of 9-track tape could hold up to 160 MB.