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Ben Shneiderman papers


Ben Shneiderman papers
Shneiderman, Ben
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105 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Ben Shneiderman is a professor in the computer science department at the University of Maryland, College Park. During his career at the university (1976- ), he founded the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (1982), conducted research, taught courses, and contributed to the development of human-computer interaction. The papers largely chronicle Shneiderman's involvement in the discipline of human-computer interaction and contain much correspondence between professionals in the field. Also included in the collection are final versions and drafts of articles, conference materials, consulting and grant records, personal correspondence, course materials, and newspaper clippings.

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