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Resources relating to Emanuel Goldberg.
Biography: Emanuel Goldberg and his knowledge machine: Information, invention, and political forces, by Michael Buckland. (Libraries Unlimited, 2006). Link.
Also: Additions, Corrections, and Reviews.
- German edition entitled: Vom Mikrofilm zur Wissensmaschine: Emanuel Goldberg zwischen Medientechnik und Politik. Avinus Verlag, Berlin, 2010. ISBN 978-3-86938-015-5. Link.   Book review.
Other resources:
*New*Orit Orfa. Saxony’s Lost Genius: Found. Jewish Journal, Jan 9, 2018.
*New*Orit Arfa. Sachsen findet ein verloren geglaubtes Genie. Jüdische Rundschau, Dez. 8, 2017.
*New* Olivier Le Deuff, Emanuel Goldberg, le pionnier oublié des systèmes d'informationi, 2017.
*New* Schielicke, R. E. Rudolf Straubel 1864-1943, 2017. Detailed biography of the distinguished head of Zeiss who supported Goldberg.
*New* Review of Goldberg Exhibit on Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum weblog.
- Goldberg exhibit, Technische Sammlungen museum, Dresden, March-Sept, 2017.
- The Goldberg Papers / Die Goldberg-Papiere. Documentary film about Goldberg by Leif Allendorf. Forthcoming. Trailer, 2015, in English and German.
- The Goldberg Condition. Documentary film about Goldberg by Niels Chr. Bolbrinker & Kerstin Stutterheim, 2017, English and German with subtitles. Prospectus
- Explanatory model of Goldberg's search engine ("Statistical Machine") at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Report; Photos.
- Video of Ars Electronica Festival 2013 lecture on Goldberg.
- The Robert-Luther-Stiftung Emanuel Goldberg Prize.
*New* - M. Buckland. Zeiss in Dresden. Zeiss Historica: Journal of the Zeiss Historica Society 34, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 19-24. pdf.
- Leif Allendorf video: Emanuel Goldberg oder Die Suchmaschine von 1931, 2011.
- S. Gilgenkrantz. Grandeur et vicissitudes de deux grandes compagnies d'optique allemande. III. Zeiss Ikon et l'elimination d'Emanuel Goldberg. M/S : médecine/sciences : revue internationale des sciences biomédicales Vol 27, no 5 (mai 2011): 541-545.
- M. Buckland. Ivens, Goldberg and the Kinamo. The Ivens Magazine. European Foundation Joris Ivens, Nr 14-15 (July 2009): 16-20. pdf.
- M. Buckland. The Kinamo movie camera. Zeiss Historica: Journal of the Zeiss Historica Society 30, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 5-10.
- Wikipedia entry at
- Goldberg film program, Kino Arsenal, Berlin, March 9, 2009; also 11th Dresdner Schmalfilmtag, Dresden, Jan 23, 2010: Ralf Forster: The Kinamo Story, parts 1 and 2.
- M. Buckland, The Kinamo camera, Emanuel Goldberg, and Joris Ivens. Film History 20, no, 1 (2008): 49-58. Text.   Preprint.
- M. Buckland. Histories, Heritages, and the Past: The Case of Emanuel Goldberg. (CHF Conference, 2002).
- M. Buckland. Emanuel Goldberg, 1881-1970: Ein Lebensbild. (Auf deutsch). Russian translation by Aleksandr Molochan: Эмануэль Гольдберг, 1881-1970: История жизни.
- M. Buckland. Emanuel Goldberg, electronic document retrieval, and Vannevar Bush's Memex. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 43 (1992): 284-94.
- M. Buckland. On the cultural and intellectual context of European Documentation in the early twentieth century. Chapter 2, pp 44-57, in: European Modernism and the Information Society: informing the present, understanding the past, ed. W. Boyd Rayward. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2007. pdf.
- E. Goldberg. The retrieval problem in photography (1932). Translation & notes by M. Buckland. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 43 (1992): 295-298.
- M. Buckland. Zeiss Ikon and television: Fernseh AG. Zeiss Historica 17 (Autumn 1995): 17-19.Online, also html.
- M. Buckland. Zeiss Ikon's "Statistical Machine". Zeiss Historica 17 (Spring 1995): 6-7.Online, also html.
- The Zeiss Historica Society publications and website are an excellent resource. See and online publications at

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