A computer's operating system is the "central nervous system." This software controls what the computer system does internally. That is, it controls the flow of information into the computer. processes the data or information and then moves the data into a file stored on the magnetic disk or displayed on a workstation screen or perhaps printed.
The Christian Librarian: Vol. 43
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/tcl/vol43/iss1/9