A/V in Off-site Storage

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US US-store Storage/reels

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A/V in Off-site Storage



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This is a collection of reel-to-reel tapes that reside in off-site storage due to space and usability constraints in the Iowa Room.

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Must be paged from off-site storage.  Please allow the special collections and archives staff at least 24 hours to retrieve material from storage.

Physical access

Reel-to-reel tapes of various sizes and speeds.

These reels require the use of a projector or tape player that we do not have access to in the Iowa Room at present, and are all candidates for digitization and possibly incorporation into the institutional repository or the digital asset management program.

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