Welcome to the DECUS Library Compendium.

The DECUS Library Compendium is a clearinghouse of information which was previously collected and distributed by DECUS, the Digital Equipment Computer User Society, and subsequent organizations.

THE REGENTS OF THIS SITE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION COLLECTIONS CONTAINED HEREIN. The DECUS Library Compendium is merely a searchable index to the storehouse of the valuable and historical distributed collections assembled by DECUS (Digital Equipment Computer User Society) and the follow-on organizations which collected and published this information in the spirit of their progenitor. Copyright to this information is held by DECUS and its subsequent organizations, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation), Compaq Computer, HP (Hewlett Packard) and, where indicated within the information indexed herein, other (third-party) copyright holders.

The information which has been collected and is presented here has been distributed freely; however, much of it is copyright. Please respect the copyrights of the owners of this information and any use restrictions that may accompany this information.

DECUS, in latin, means: honor, distinction, pride. Please treat and respect this site with the honor, distinction, and pride that such a valuable historical compendium should enjoy. Thank you.


The DECUS Library Compendium is available for web access here.

ZIP archives of the DECUS Library Compendium are available here.

The OpenVMS Freeware CD collections are directly accessible here.

The HP Open Source Tools CD collection is directly accessible here.

Archives of OpenVMS Tech Tidings newsletters are available here.


The information contained here is free; however, the means to provide information are not. Bandwidth, electricity, server maintenance, process cooling and other related needs cost money. If you would like to donate to help defer the costs to provide this information, please contact the librarian at this domain. In addition, this collection is by no means complete. If you have anything to contribute to this collection, please contact the librarian at this domain.