The Royal Botanic Gardens overview of computing facilities

November 1986 Archive

The Royal Botanic Gardens overview of computing facilities

From ‘Archive 1996 – what were we up to 20 years ago?’, the Spring 1986 meeting item ‘introduction to Kew and overview of computing facilities’. THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS OVERVIEW OF COMPUTING FACILITIES The Royal Botanic gardens (RBG) installed the Prime minicomputer during December 1983. The choice of equipment was made while RBG were still […]

Genus index

From ‘Archive 1996 – what were we up to 20 years ago?’, the Spring 1986 meeting item ‘Genus Index’. GENUS INDEX The RBG Genus Index is a database of genus names showing their validity and relation to other genus names, and the family they are in, all as perceived by RBG. It is written in […]

Ask Sepasal!

From ‘Archive 1996 – what were we up to 20 years ago?’, the Spring 1986 meeting item ‘Visit to Computer Section and demonstration of database systems (Sepasal)’. ASK SEPASAL! For the past three years the SEPASAL unit has been collating information about plants from the dry tropics that have been reported to be useful (in […]

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