Exhibit: Dartmouth is Celebrating 50 Years - BASIC & Time Sharing

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Exhibit: Dartmouth is Celebrating 50 Years - BASIC & Time Sharing

As part of Dartmouth's 50-year celebration of the birth of BASIC, this exhibit features photographs and documents from Rauner Special Collections Library.

Monday, May 5, 2014
All Day
Berry Library, Brickway Gallery
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Exhibitions

May 1, 2014 marks 50 years since Dartmouth College Mathematics Professors John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz, together with a number of talented Dartmouth undergraduates, made computing history when they successfully launched the computer language BASIC (Beginners' All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code), which went on to become the most widely used computer language in the world.

As part of Dartmouth's 50-year celebration of the birth of BASIC, this exhibit features photographs and documents from Rauner Special Collections Library.

Exhibit curated and written by Amelia Raether '13, Presidential Fellow, Office of the Provost, and Henrike Frowein, Project Specialist, Office of the Provost. Designed by Dennis Grady, Library Education & Outreach..

Berry Library Brickway: April 15 - May 5, 2014

For more information, contact:
Laura Barrett

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.