Bibliography

Following is a Detailed Listing of publications by Engelbart and his staff. See also Summary Listing showing only title and year for each publication.0

Articles1

Articles by Doug Engelbart and his team from 1958 to the present.1a

  1. Facets of the Technical Information Problem. Charles P. Bourne and Douglas C. Engelbart, The Magazine of Datamation, September/October 1958 (AUGMENT,133180,).
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  3. Special Considerations of the Individual as a User, Generator, and Retriever of Information. Douglas C. Engelbart, American Documentation, 12: 2, April 1961,, pp. 121-125. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Documentation Institute, Berkeley, CA, October 23-27, 1960 (AUGMENT,133181,).
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  5. Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework. Douglas C. Engelbart, Summary Report, Stanford Research Institute, on Contract AF 49(638)-1024, October 1962, 134 pages (AUGMENT,3906,).
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  7. A Conceptual Framework for the Augmentation of Man's Intellect. by Douglas C. Engelbart, "Vistas in Information Handling," Howerton and Weeks [Ed.], Spartan Books, Washington, D. C., 1963, pp. 1-29 (AUGMENT,133183,). Republished with articles No. 6, 21, and. 23 below in "Computer Supported Cooperative Work: A Book of Readings," Irene Greif [Ed.], Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., San Mateo, CA, 1988, pp. 35-65. Also republished in "Organization and Groupware," T. Nishigaki [Ed.], NTT Publishing, 1992.
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  9. Display-Selection Techniques for Text Manipulation. William K. English, Douglas C. Engelbart and Melvyn L. Berman, IEEE Transactions on Human Factors in Electronics, HFE-8: 1 (March 1967), pp. 5-15 (AUGMENT,9694,).
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  11. A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect. Douglas C. Engelbart and William K. English, AFIPS Conference Proceedings of the 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference, San Francisco, CA, 33, December 1968, pp. 395-410 (AUGMENT,3954,). Republished with articles No. 4, 21, and 23 in "Computer Supported Cooperative Work: A Book of Readings," Irene Greif [Ed.], Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., San Mateo, CA, 1988, pp. 81-105. See also Engelbart's videotaped presentation from this historic 1968 conference (aka "Mother of All Demos").
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  13. Intellectual Implications of Multi-Access Computer Networks. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Conference on Multi-Access Computer Networks, Austin, TX, April 1970 (AUGMENT,5255,).
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  15. Coordinated Information Services for a Discipline- or Mission-Oriented Community. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the Second Annual Computer Communications Conference, San Jose, CA, January 24, 1973 (AUGMENT,12445,). Also published in "Computer Communication Networks," R. L. Grimsdale and F.F. Kuo [Ed.], Noordhoff-Leyden, 1975.
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  17. Design Considerations for Knowledge Workshop Terminals. Douglas C. Engelbart, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, 42, National Computer Conference, June 4-8, 1973, pp. 221-227 (AUGMENT,14851,).
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  19. The Augmented Knowledge Workshop. Douglas C. Engelbart, Richard W. Watson and James C. Norton, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, 42, National Computer Conference, June 4-8, 1973, pp. 9-21 (AUGMENT,14724,).
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  21. Display Techniques for Interactive Text Manipulation. Charles H. Irby, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, National Computer Conference, 1974, pp. 247-255 (AUGMENT,133185,).
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  23. Line Processor -- A Device for Amplification of Display Terminal Capabilities for Text Manipulation. Donald I. Andrews, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, National Computer Conference, 1974, pp. 257-265 (AUGMENT,20184,).
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  25. NLS Teleconferencing Features: The Journal and Shared-Screen Telephoning. Douglas C. Engelbart, COMPCON '75 Digest: Proceedings of the COMPCON Conference, September 9-11 1975, pp. 173-176 [IEEE Catalog No. 75CH0988-6C] (AUGMENT,33076,).
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  27. A High-Level Framework for Network-Based Resource Sharing. James E. White, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, 45, National Computer Conference, June 6-7, 1976, pp. 561-570 (AUGMENT,34263,).
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  29. User Interface Design Issues for a Large Interactive System. Richard W. Watson, AFIPS Conference Proceedings, 45, National Computer Conference, June 6-7, 1976, pp. 357-364 (AUGMENT,27171,).
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  31. The Command Meta-Language System. Charles H. Irby, 1976 [written for the 1976 National Computer Conference but not published] (AUGMENT,27266,).
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  33. The Design and Implementation of DAD, A Multiprocess, Multimachine, Multilanguage Interactive Debugger. Kenneth E. Victor, Proceedings of the Tenth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, University of Hawaii, 1977, pp. 196-199 (AUGMENT,29079,).
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  35. A Software Engineering Environment. Kenneth E. Victor, Proceedings of AIAA/NASA/IEEE/ACM Computers In Aerospace Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 31-November 2, 1977, pp. 399-403 (AUGMENT,29292,).
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  37. Toward Integrated, Evolutionary Office Automation Systems. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the Joint Engineering Management Conference, Denver, CO, October 16-18 1978, pp. 63-68 (AUGMENT,71279,). Republished with article No. 20 below in "Emerging Office Systems," Robert Landau, James Bair and Jeannie Siegman, [Ed.], Ablex Publications Corporation, Norwood, NJ, 1982, pp. 297-308.
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  39. Evolving the Organization of the Future: A Point of View. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the Stanford International Symposium on Office Automation, March 23-25, 1980 (AUGMENT,80360,). Republished with Item No.19 above in "Emerging Office Systems," Robert Landau, James Bair and Jeannie Siegman, [Ed.], Ablex Publications Corporation, Norwood, NJ, 1982, pp. 287-296.
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  41. Toward High-Performance Knowledge Workers. Douglas C. Engelbart, OAC '82 Digest, Proceedings of the AFIPS Office Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 5-7 1982, pp. 279-290 (AUGMENT,81010,). Republished with articles No. 4, 6, 19 and 23 in "Computer Supported Cooperative Work: A Book of Readings," Irene Greif [Ed.], Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., San Mateo, CA, 1988, pp. 67-78.
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  43. Collaboration Support Provisions in AUGMENT. Douglas C. Engelbart, OAC '84 Digest: Proceedings of the AFIPS Office Automation Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 20-22 1984, pp. 51-58 (OAD,2221,).
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  45. Authorship Provisions in AUGMENT. Douglas C. Engelbart, COMPCON '84 Digest: Proceedings of the COMPCON Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 27 - March 1, 1984, pp. 465-472 (OAD,2250,). Republished with articles No.4, 6, and 21 in "Computer Supported Cooperative Work: A Book of Readings," Irene Greif [Ed.], Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., San Mateo, CA, 1988, pp. 107-126. Also in "Groupware: Software for Computer-Supported Cooperative Work," D. Marca and G. Bock [Ed.], IEEE, 1992.
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  47. Workstation History and The Augmented Knowledge Workshop. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations, Palo Alto, CA, January 9-10, 1986, pp. 73-83 (AUGMENT,101931,). Republished as The Augmented Knowledge Workshop in "A History of Personal Workstations," Adele Goldberg [Ed.], ACM Press, New York, 1988, pp. 185-236. See also Engelbart's multi-media presentation from this historic conference.
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  49. Working Together. Douglas C. Engelbart and Harvey Lehtman, BYTE Magazine, December 1988, pp. 245-252 (AUGMENT,133186,).
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  51. The Augmentation System Framework. Douglas C. Engelbart and Kristina Hooper, a chapter in "Interactive Multimedia," Sueann Ambron and Kristina Hooper [Ed.], Microsoft Press, 1988, pp. 14-31 (AUGMENT,133187,).
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  53. Bootstrapping and the Handbook Cycle. Douglas C. Engelbart and Christina Engelbart, Telematics and Informatics, 7: 1, January 5 1990, pp. 27-32 (AUGMENT,132418,).
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  55. Knowledge-Domain Interoperability and an Open Hyperdocument System. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Los Angeles, CA, October 7-10, 1990, pp. 143-156 (AUGMENT,132082,). Republished in "Hypertext/Hypermedia Handbook," Emily Berk and Joseph Devlin [Ed.], McGraw-Hill, 1991, pp. 397-413.
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  57. Toward High-Performance Organizations: A Strategic Role for Groupware. Douglas C. Engelbart, Proceedings of the GroupWare '92 Conference, San Jose, CA, August 3-5, 1992, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (AUGMENT,132811,).
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  59. Toward Augmenting the Human Intellect and Boosting our Collective IQ. Douglas C. Engelbart, Communications of the ACM, 38: 8, August 1995, pp. 30-33 (AUGMENT,133188,).
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  61. Dreaming of the Future. Douglas C. Engelbart, BYTE, 20: 9, Special "20 Years" Issue, September 1995, p. 330 (AUGMENT,133189,).
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  63. Improving our ability to improve: A call for investment in a new future. Douglas C. Engelbart, Keynote address, World Library Summit, April 23-26, 2002, Singapore (AUGMENT,133320,).
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  65. Augmenting Society's Collective IQs. Douglas C. Engelbart, Hypertext 2004. A succinct abstract of Engelbart's Keynote Speech (AUGMENT,133319,).
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Books 2

Special bound collections of Engelbart's articles:2a

  1. The Augmentation Papers - A Collection since 1960, Douglas C. Engelbart, 1994. A bound collection of papers by Doug Engelbart and his staff (articles #2-29 from Section 1 above, plus Item 1 from Section 4 below), plus a short biographical sketch. Chronicles the progression and unfolding of Engelbart's work. This item is currently out of print.
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  3. Boosting Our Collective IQ: A Selection of Readings, Douglas C. Engelbart, 1995. 31 pages. Originally published in a special edition of 2,000 copies for attendees of the Fourth International World Wide Web Conference, December 1995, to mark the occasion of the SoftQuad Web Award being presented to Doug Engelbart at that conference. Includes three key papers from Section 1 above edited together (articles #30, #28, #29), plus epilogue and award information. (AUGMENT,133150,).
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  5. COURSEWARE: Boosting Collective IQ: A Design for Dramatic Improvements in Productivity, Effectiveness and Competitiveness. 1994. 122 pages. Produced for Engelbart's half-day management seminar, used extensively mid to late 1990s. See for example the 1995 seminar video from this very informal small-group seminar. Includes 73 presentation slides plus selected readings from Section 1above (articles #23, #25, #29).
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  7. COURSEWARE: Bootstrap Seminar Binder. 1992. 316 pages. Produced for Engelbart's three-day intensive management seminars held during the early 1990s. See for example the video sessions from this March 1992 Bootstrap Seminar. Includes 354 presentation slides plus selected readings from Section 1 above (articles #7, #21, #22, #23, #25, #28, #29), and a two-part Patricia Seybold article.
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Video 3

Select talks and demo presentations captured on film or video. For links into the complete collection, see Engelbart Video Resources. 3a

  1. A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect. Douglas C. Engelbart, 1968 (90-min. video recording). Also now known as the "mother of all demos." Engelbart's live online hypermedia presentation at the Fall Joint Computer Conference, San Francisco, CA, December 1968; see companion Article A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect (Item #6 above). This was the world debut of the "mouse", and of many other firsts. At one point in this historic demonstration, Engelbart linked his display screen, voice, and video image with a worker in his SRI lab, so that worker could demonstrate a part of the system live to the audience in San Francisco.
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  3. The Augmented Knowledge Workshop. Douglas C. Engelbart, 1986. An 82-min. video recording of Engelbart's presentation at the ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations, Palo Alto, CA, January 9-10, 1986; companion to Article #24 above. Details the evolutionary development of NLS, including design rationale, and concrete implementation and usage by his team, leading up to the 1968 demo and beyond. Includes historic photos plus 20 minutes of footage excerpted from the historic 1968 FJCC demonstration.
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  5. Engelbart's Unfinished Revolution 1998 a remarkable one-day event at Stanford University commemorating the 30th anniversary of Doug's 1968 Demo. Doug appears with Jeff Rulifson in the 9:15 Panel Discussion and the 2:00 Conversation. See our website for this commemorative event.
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  7. Engelbart's Colloquium at Stanford 2000 - otherwise known as Unfinished Revolution II, a 10-session seminar for industry leaders given at Stanford University; see the comprehensive Colloquium website for program summary, contents, lecture transcripts, links to video lectures archived at Stanford, and more.
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  9. The Augmented Wiki. Douglas C. Engelbart and Eugene E. Kim presentation at WikiSym2006, includes video of their talk plus Q&A (abstract). (see also Abstract).
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  11. Authors@Google: Douglas Engelbart. Doug Engelbart and Jeff Rulifson discuss their early work and what's ahead. Presented at the AtGoogle Talks speaker series August 28, 2007 (56 minutes).
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  13. Engelbart and the Dawn of Interactive Computing – celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1968 Demo. A special commemorative public event hosted by SRI International at Stanford University on December 9th, 2008 to celebrate and reflect upon Doug Engelbart's vision for the future, and the brilliant breakthrough innovations that came pouring out of his SRI lab in the 1960s and '70s, first introduced to the world in his now famous 1968 demo.  See our website for this commemorative event, with links to photos and video recorded sessions, as well as Christina's Driving Vision presentation and accompanying slides.
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White Papers4

Select thinkpieces by Engelbart not published elsewhere:4a

  1. Bootstrapping Organizations into the 21st Century - A Strategic Framework. Douglas C. Engelbart and Christina Engelbart. Bootstrap Institute, December 1991. (AUGMENT,132803).
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  3. Technology Template Project - OHS Framework. Douglas C. Engelbart and Harvey Lehtman, January 1998. (ALLIANCE,980,).
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  5. A Draft OHS-Project Plan. Douglas C. Engelbart, October 2000. (BI,2120,).
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  7. Enhanced a2h: Moving AUGMENT files and browsing functionality onto Bootstrap Web. Douglas C. Engelbart, December 2001. (BI,2220,).
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  9. Program On Human Effectiveness. Douglas C. Engelbart, 1962. Sent with this letter to Vannevar Bush in May, 1962.
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Additional Materials5

  1. Works About Doug Engelbart for a more complete listing of works published by other authors about Doug Engelbart and his work.
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  3. Assorted Augment Tutorials and Userguides. Written by the team at Tymshare and exported from Augment to HTML by Eugene Kim. 1978-1984.
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