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Association for Computing Machinery publications

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 110
This collection contains published annual reports, directories, newsletters, and other miscellaneous publications of the ACM, its regions, and chapters.

Dates

  • 1971-1985

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Extent

2 boxes (0.5 cubic feet)

Overview

Contains published annual reports, directories, newsletters, and other miscellaneous publications of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), its regions, and chapters.

Historical Note

"The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is one of the two largest scientific, educational and technical society of the computing community...Founded in 1947, the Association is dedicated to the development of information processing as a discipline, and to the responsible use of computers in an increasing diversity of applications."

For a fuller history see Isaac L. Auerbach, "Association of Computing Machinery," in Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 3rd ed., pp. 98-99.

Acquisition:

The bulk of the collection was removed from the Finerman papers which were received from the University of Michigan in 1994.
Title
Association for Computing Machinery Publications, 1971-1985. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, June 1995.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

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