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Hardin Library for the Health Sciences – a Photographic History (27)

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Medical Laboratory Building, 1928-1974

In 1972, the Medical Library was one of the first institutions in the Midwest to offer the recently developed Medline system.

teletype machine

The first Medline searches were performed on a teletype machine nearly identical to the one shown here. The machine printed at a rate of 10 characters per second.