AFIPS

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AFIPS

American Federation of Information Processing Societies

AFIPS

(American Federation of Information Processing Societies Inc.) An organization founded in 1961 dedicated to advancing information processing in the U.S. It was the U.S. representative of IFIP and umbrella for 11 membership societies. In 1990, it was dissolved and superseded by FOCUS.
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He is past president of both the Special Libraries Association and the American Society for Information Science, and a former board member of the International Federation for Documentation (FID), the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS), and the Society for Scholarly Publishing.
He served for five years as a director of the American Electronics Association where he led the AEA's export control committee and as chairman of the National Computer Conference Industry Panel for the American Federation of Information Processing.
He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering, as well as the founding and first president of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies.

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