University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The items in the Digital Collections of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library contain materials which represent or depict sensitive topics or were written from perspectives using outdated or biased language. The Library condemns discrimination and hatred on any grounds. As a research library that supports the mission and values of this land grant institution, it is incumbent upon the University Library to preserve, describe, and provide access to materials to accurately document our past, support learning about it, and effect change in the present. In accordance with the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read statement, we do not censor our materials or prevent patrons from accessing them.

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Computational Science and Engineering Subject File (Born Digital Records)

Born Digital Records from the Computational Science and Engineering Subject File include emails and lists concerning the formation of the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) concentration through the Center for Supercomputing Research and Development (CSRD).
Electronic files have a size of 13.7 MB. Files have gone through minimal processing and may need specialized software for display and access. Archives staff created derivatives of some material in TXT file format to facilitate access to users. Material is also available in its original file format.

This collection is managed by the University of Illinois Archives and does not feature precise descriptive information for each item. Discover its contents by browsing the folders and files. For more information, contact an archivist at