York-Ryerson Computing Centre

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York-Ryerson Computing Centre

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1974-

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The York-Ryerson Computing Centre was established in 1974 to service the academic and administrative computing needs of both the University and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto. The purpose of the Centre was to rationalize computing activity at both schools and also to provide service to other educational institutes in the vicinity of Metropolitan Toronto. By 1979 the Centre was providing computing service to the two institutions valued at two million dollars with a small external service valued at eighty thousand dollars. The York-Ryerson Computing Centre was abandoned in 1984 to be replaced, at York University, by the Department of Computer Services.

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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.

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