Neil L. Block Papers (Born Digital Records) | University of Illinois Archives

 
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Title:
Neil L. Block Papers (Born Digital Records)
Date:
1979-1987
Description:

Born Digital Records from the Neil L. Block Papers include articles and notes concerning Block's work on astrology. Additional electronic material is available upon request, including software manuals, and instructions; executable files; system files; data tables; image files; bibliographies; indexes; resumes; articles and notes relating to specialized software including FORTRAN, Lotus Symphony, dBASE Table File Format (DBF), C programming language, File Archive Utility, and AutoCAD (DWG); programming instructions, astronomy, and astrology. Includes excerpts from the programming book "LEARNING C" by Larry L. Severson and Neil Block.

Note: An index to additional nearline material is available here and in the link provided above. Files have been grouped by subject to facilitate its access to users. Neil Block used the pseudonym Gary Duncan for his astrological projects. An access copy of this material is available upon request.

Administrative access to preservation, nearline, and access files are available to archives staff at: https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/922

Phys. Desc:
Files have a size of 456 MB. Specialized software is necessary to display and access most of the files. File formats include FORTRAN; Lotus Symphony; dBASE Table File Format (DBF); AutoCAD (DWG); Wavefront 3D (OBJ); BASIC Source Code (BAS); Applications (EXE); Project files (PRJ); Data Library files (LIB); Text files (TXT); and XML files (XML) . Archives staff created derivatives of some files to enhance access to the original contents. Both, original files and derivatives, are available for public access.
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