[SIGCIS-Members] ACM history of computing ebooks FREE until end of month

Johannah Rodgers johannah.rodgers at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 09:08:37 PDT 2020


Thank you!

All best,

Johannah

On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 11:46 AM <thomas.haigh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello SIGCIS,
>
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>
> Tom Misa mentioned this earlier, but I thought a reminder was justified.
> The ACM opened up free access to its digital library for COVID. The virus
> hasn’t gone anywhere, but AFAIK the access is still scheduled to expire at
> the end of June which is now just a few days away. As well as access to a
> mass of journal and conference publications going back to the 1950s this
> also includes the ACM Books series which is not always part of
> institutional bundles.
>
>
>
> So with just a few clicks you could be the proud owner of:
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>
> Computing and the NSF, 1950-2016 by Freeman, Adrion & Aspray:
> https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/3336323
>
> Code Nation: Personal Computing and the Learn to Program Movement in
> America by Halvarson: https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/3368274
>
> Communities of Computing: Computer Science and Society in the ACM, Misa
> (ed): https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/2973856
>
> Ada's Legacy: Cultures of Computing from the Victorian to the Digital Age,
> Hemmerman & Russell (eds.): https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/2809523
>
> Edmund Berkeley and the Social Responsibility of Computer Professionals,
> Longo: https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/2787754
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> The full list of books is at https://dl.acm.org/acmbooks/archive and
> includes some other items of possible interest, including the first few in
> what is eventually intended to be a full set of compendia celebrating the
> contributions of Turing Award winners. The volume on Stonebraker, for
> example (https://dl.acm.org/doi/book/10.1145/3226595), is packed with
> interesting material for students of DBMS history, though more as primary
> source than secondary.
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>
>
> Best wishes,
>
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> Tom
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