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Below are my publications organized by topics and themes. If you'd like to see a list of writings please click here

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Ribes, D., Notes on the Concept of Data Interoperability: Cases from an Ecology of AIDS Research Infrastructures, in Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. 2017, ACM: Portland, Oregon, USA. p. 1514-1526.

Ribes D. (In Press). Materiality methodology and a few tricks of the trade in studying data and samples. In digitalSTS: A Fieldguide. Princeton University Press.

Ribes D and Polk JB (2015) Organizing for Ontological Change: The Kernel of a Research Infrastructure. Social Studies of Science 45(2): 214-241.

Millerand, F., D. Ribes, K.S. Baker, and G. C. Bowker. 2013. Making an Issue out of a Standard: Storytelling Practices in a Scientific Community. Science, Technology & Human Values 38 (1):7-43.

Ribes, D., & Lee, C. P. (2010). Sociotechnical Studies of Cyberinfrastructure and e-Research: Current Themes and Future Trajectories. Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 19(3-4), 231-244.

Ribes, D. and G. C. Bowker (2009). "Between meaning and machine: learning to represent the knowledge of communities." Information and Organization 19(4): 199-217.

Ribes, D. and T. A. Finholt (2009). "The long now of infrastructure: Articulating tensions in development." Journal for the Association of Information Systems (JAIS): Special issue on eInfrastructures 10(5): 375-398.

Ribes D. (2014). The Kernel of a Research Infrastructure. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). ACM, 574-587.

Ribes, D. and J. B. Polk (2012). Historical Ontology and Infrastructure. Proceedings of the 2012 iConference. Toronto, CA, ACM: 252-264.

Ribes, D. and T. A. Finholt (2008). ‘Representing community: Knowing users in the face of  changing constituencies.‘ Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), San Diego, CA, Nov.8-12.

Ribes, David, and S. J. Jackson. 2013. Data Bite Man: The Work of Sustaining a Long-Term Study. In "Raw Data" is an Oxymoron, edited by L. Gitelman. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 147-166.

Bowker, Geoffrey C., Baker, K.S., Millerand, Florence and Ribes, David (2010) ‘Towards Information Infrastructure Studies: Ways of Knowing in a Networked Environment’, in J.D. Hunsinger, M. Allen and L. Klastrup (eds), International Handbook of Internet Research: Springer.

Edwards, P. N., Jackson, S. J., Chalmers, M. K., Bowker, G. C., Borgman, C. L., Ribes, D., Burton, M. Calvert, S. (2013). Knowledge Infrastructures: Intellectual Frameworks and Research Challenges. Ann Arbor: Deep Blue.