Computer History Museum Prize 2015 – Call for Submissions

Type: Prize

Name: Computer History Museum Prize 2015

Location: Not Available

Application Deadline: May 15, 2015

Sponsoring Institution: The Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society


The Computer History Museum Prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding book in the history of computing broadly conceived, published during the prior three years. The prize $1000 is awarded by SIGCIS, the Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society. SIGCIS is part of the Society for the History of Technology.

In 2012 the prize was endowed in perpetuity through a generous bequest from the estate of Paul Baran, a legendary computer innovator and and entrepreneur best known for his work to develop and promote the packet switching approach on which modern networks are built.

Books published in 2012-2014 are eligible for the 2015 award. Books in translation are eligible for three years following the date of their publication in English. Publishers, authors, and other interested members of the computer history community are invited to nominate books.  To be considered, books submissions must be postmarked by May 15, 2015. For more information, please visit

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Contact Information:
Prof. Joseph November

Posted: March 16, 2015