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AFIPS

American Federation of Information Processing Societies
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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 In 1990, it was dissolved and superseded by FOCUS.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.
As reported in the President's Letter (December issue of Communications), the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPFS) was dissolved on October 13, 1990.
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