Publications

S. Sawyer, S. Sharma, M. Willis, and C. Oesterlund (2017), The mess has always been with us: Organizing for distributed scientific collaborations, Project Memo #3, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, April 21, 2017.

M. Willis, C. Oesterlund, S. Sharma, N. Kaptyn and S. Sawyer (2015), The Use of Email in Distributed Scientific Collaborations, Project Memo #2, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, October 15, 2015.

Sabaghian, E., Sharma, S., Sawyer, S. (2015). Four Approaches to Conceptualizing Infrastructure: Useful Diversity, Limited Coherence and Munificent Potential. Paper presented at the 4th Innovation in Information Infrastructures III Workshop

Sharma ,S., Willis, M., Sawyer, S., Oesterlund, C. (2015). The Crystallization of Longitudinal Email Communication in Distributed Virtual Work. Social Studies of Science. Paper presented at the 4S 40th Annual Meeting.

Willis, M. A., Sharma, S., Snyder, J., Østerlund, C., & Sawyer, S. (2015). Email as telescope in distributed scientific collaborations. Proceedings of the 2015 Science of Team Science Conference. Bethesda, MD.

Sharma, S., Willis, M., Snyder, J., Østerlund, C., & Sawyer, S. (2015). Using an ethnography of email to understand distributed scientific collaborations. Proceedings of the 2015 iConference. Newport Beach, CA. (poster PDF)

Østerlund, C., Snyder, J., Sawyer, S., Sharma, S., and Willis, M. (2014). Documenting work: From participant observation to participant tracing. In Roderick M. Kramer and Kimberly D. Elsbach (Eds). Handbook of Innovative Qualitative Research Methods: Pathways to Cool Ideas and Interesting Papers. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, New York.

See Summary Here Documenting Work Participant

Sharma, S., Snyder, J., Østerlund, C., Willis, M., Sawyer, S., Brown, M., & Skolozar, D. (2014). Virtual Collaborations: Infrastructures That Support Document Practices. Proceedings of the 2014 iConference. Berlin, Germany.

Willis, M., Sharma, S., Snyder, J., Brown, M., Østerlund, C., & Sawyer, S. (2014). Documents & Distributed Scientific Collaboration. Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Work. 15-19 February, Baltimore, MD, ACM press.

See Summary Here Documents and Distributed Scientific Collaboration

Sawyer, S., Oesterlund, C. and Kaziunas, E. (2012)Social Scientists and Cyberinfrastructure: Insights from a Document Perspective,” Mark, G., Riedl, J. and Grudin, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2012 Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Work, 11-15 February, Seattle WA, ACM press.

See Summary Here Social Scientists and Cyberinfrastructure

Kaziunas, E., Sawyer, S. and Østerlund, C. (2011) “Social Scientists, Documents, and Cyberinfrastructure: The Cobbler’s Children or the Missing Masses?” Proceedings of the iConference 2011, February 8-11, Seattle, WA.

Sawyer, S., (2008) Data Wealth, Data Poverty, Science, and Cyberinfrastructure,” Prometheus, 26(4), 357-371

See Summary Here Data Wealth

Østerlund, C., Sawyer, S. and Kazianus, E. (2011)Studying Technologically Dense Environments through Documentary Practices.” 27th Conference of the European Group for Organizational Studies, 6-9 July, Gotenborg, Sweden.

See Summary Here Technologically Dense Enviornments

Østerlund, C., Sawyer, S. “Using Documents to Study Virtual Organizing: Then Materiality, Provenance, and Context Matter.” Presented at Academy of Management (AOM), Montreal, Canada. August 11-17. [NO MANUSCRIPT]

Østerlund, C., Sawyer, S. and Kazianus, E. (2010)Documenting Work: A Methodological Window into Coordination in Action,” 26th Conference of the European Group for Organizational Studies, 3-6 July, Lisbon, Portugal.

See Summary Here Documenting Work Methodology

Sawyer, S., Østerlund, C., Haythornthwaite, C., Kaziunas, E., Hennagir-Barkas, S. and K. Link. “Organizing Around Documents and the Doing of Science,” The IFIP 9.1 Computers and Work Workshop, 18 December, Phoenix, AZ.