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ELECTRIC Users' Manual

ELECTRIC was an in-house program used at the Rutherford Laboratory in Didcot, Oxfordshire (run by the Science Research Council, the UK agency responsible for publicly funded science and engineering research, which has since been renamed and merged a number of times) in the 1970s and possibly beyond.

From the preface:

'The ELECTRIC program gives terminal users of the Rutherford Laboratory's system 360/195 interactive facilities for file handling, job submission and output retrieval.  The program keeps files of information on disk and manipulates these files under the control of commands typed in by users working at terminals.'

269 pages.

This manual is kept in its original blue ringbinder folder.  We also have a digitised copy.  Digitising our collections requires significant resources. Please consider making a donation to the Centre if you download this manual!


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Date Published : January 1977

Manufacturer : Science Research Council

Platform : ELECTRIC

Format : A4 sheets / PDF

 

 

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH39786. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

ELECTRIC Users' Manual

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