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GRIPHOS (General Retrieval and Information Processor for Humanities Oriented Studies)
GRIPHOS (General Retrieval and Information Processor for Humanities Oriented Studies)
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2013

GRIPHOS (General Retrieval and Information Processor for Humanities Oriented Studies) is a historically important precursor to the Museum Computer Network. Designed by Dr. Jack Heller and debuting in 1967, GRIPHOS was a suite of programs that enabled museums to store, retrieve and apply textual markup to their records.


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Author(s): Dr. Jack Heller
Created: Feb 04, 2013
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2013
Background processing Not applicable
Ease of use Moderate
Historic tool (developed before 2005) No longer in active development
Popularity Limited uses
Type of analysis Miscellaneous, Search
Web usable Other
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February 04, 2013 06:22 PM

GRIPHOS is still discussed as important to the history of the Museum Computer Network. More information is available here:

Johnston, Leslie. "Before You Were Born...Museums had Networks." The Signal: Digital Preservation. 9 Nov. 2012. Web.

Misunas, Marla and Richard Urban. "A Brief History of the Museum Computer Network." Museum Computer Network. Web.

Urban, Richard. "Happy Birthday Museum Computer Network!" Musematic. 9 Jul. 2007. Web.

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