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Brigham Young University. Computer Services

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1969 - 1985

Administrative History

Computer Services (1969-1985) was responsible for computing facilities at Brigham Young University.

Computer Services was organized in 1969 with the expansion and reorganization of the Computer Research Center. The organization managed the Computer Research Center, the Engineering Analysis Center, and the Science Computation Center as well as providing extensive computing facilities to faculty, staff, and students. The organization also facilitated the Information Center and the PC Technical Support Group. Computer Services was run by a director who reported to the Academic Vice-President. Directors of Computers Services included: Gary Carlson (1969-1981) and Willard H. Gardner (1981-1985). Computers Services was reorganized in 1984 into Information Systems Services.

Citation:
BYU organizational history project, via WWW, Mar. 7, 2012: Computer Services (existed 1969-1985; operated computing facilities; formed in expansion of Computer Research Center; managed operations of the earlier Computer Research Center, as well as the Engineering Analysis Center, and Science Computation Center; computing facilities for faculty, staff, and students; facilitated Information Center, PC Technical Support Group; director reported to the Academic Vice-President; directors, Gary Carlson (1969-1981), Willard H. Gardner (1981-1985); reorganized in 1984 into Information Systems Services)

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Information and Management Council records, 1985-1989

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 990 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes and records of the Administrative Information and Management Council.

Dates: Other: 1985-1989

Computer Services records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5352
Scope and Contents

Collection of materials from Computer Services, including proposals for computer consulting services, computer consultants' BIDS, staff meeting minutes, auditor reports, and records from the Computer Technical Committee, Computer Administrative Users Committee, and the Computer Guidance Council.

Dates: 1967-1982

Computer Services records on TICCIT

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1370
Scope and Contents

Contains lessons and course maps from the development of the TICCIT program.

Dates: 1971-1977

Information Systems Services committee records, 1963-1990

 Series
Identifier: UA 990 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes and records of various committees.

Dates: 1963-1990

Information Systems Services correspondence, 1957-1990

 Series
Identifier: UA 990 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence produced by Information Systems Services.

Dates: 1957-1990

Information Systems Services director records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 990
Scope and Contents

Contains the administrative files of Willard Gardner as he served as the assistant director and then director of BYU's Computing Services, later renamed Information Systems Services. These files include reports and files on employees, correspondence, reports, and minutes of committees.

Dates: 1962-1990

Information Systems Services policy committee records, 1981-1989

 Sub-Series — Box 7: Series 4 [Barcode: 31197230190164], Folder: 7-8
Identifier: UA 990 Series 4 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes and records of policy meetings.

Dates: 1981-1989

Information Systems Services projects and reports, 1963-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 990 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, graphs and records of projects, reports, finances, employees, and computers.

Dates: 1963-1989

Information Systems Services records on acquisitions, 1972-1990

 Series
Identifier: UA 990 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains information of purchases and acquisitions.

Dates: 1972-1990

Information Systems Services records on other committees, 1966-1992

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 990 Series 4 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes and records of various committees and meetings.

Dates: 1966-1992