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History of recent science & technology [project website]

Buchwald, Jed Z. (2006) History of recent science & technology [project website]. [Website] (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BUChrst06

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Abstract

The extraordinary scale and the technical and social complexity of modern science and technology pose significant challenges for historians. The skills necessary to comprehend contemporary developments, as well as the vast array of objects that must be examined - ranging from documents through e-mail to video and computer simulations - make it essential to enlist the direct participation of those who were actively engaged in producing them. We have accordingly used the power of the web to provide digital libraries and collaborative software that will enable clusters of scientists and engineers to work with historians in developing the history of their disciplines.


Item Type:Website
Additional Information:The History of Recent Science and Technology project website was hosted at hrst.mit.edu from 1999 through 2005. The project is now closed. The web site was archived to DVD by the Dibner Institute. This is the version that is presented here in CaltechAuthors. This archive does not contain all the material in the original website. Interactive functions, such as "search" or "add a comment" are not available, although comments submitted during the life of the project are included. Streaming video materials are not available. In addition, some material may have been omitted because of copyright considerations.
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:BUChrst06
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BUChrst06
Usage Policy:Welcome to the History of Recent Science. This web site has been developed pursuant to the Dibner Institute/Burndy Library and Sloan Foundation Program for the History of Recent Science and Technology on the Web (the "Program"). The Program web site ("Program Site"), which includes sub-sites dealing with different topical areas, is administered by the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology ("Dibner"). The Program Site has been made available to you, free of charge, for your personal use and interest. You are asked to agree to the following terms and conditions of use when visiting and using the Program Site. COPYRIGHT All of the materials included on the Program Site are protected by copyright. You may print out a single hard copy of the contents on the Program Site for your own personal use, but may not otherwise copy or distribute any of the contents of the Program Site. LINKING TO OTHER SITES For your convenience and information, we may post hyperlinks on the Program Site to other sites on the World Wide Web maintained by third parties. These hyperlinks do not indicate our endorsement or sponsorship of, or our affiliation with, such sites, and Dibner neither has control over, nor is responsible for, their content. Any such sites have their own on-line policies and practices, and we encourage you to review the user terms and privacy policies of such sites. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY We do not warrant or represent that your access to the Program Site will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components. Neither Dibner nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Program Site or any Site linked to this Program Site shall be liable in any manner whatsoever for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use the Program Site or any Site linked to the Program Site, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof. Your use of the Program Site is entirely at your own risk. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the Program Site is to stop using the Program Site. MODIFICATIONS TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS We reserve the right to modify this User Agreement at any time, and you should check it periodically for changes. If at any time you choose not to accept the terms and conditions herein, please do not use the Program Site.
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Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
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Deposited On:19 Oct 2006
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 09:07

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