Publications

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Books

Gomez, Ricardo & Vannini, Sara (2015). Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography and the Experience of Migration. Charleston, SC:CreateSpace. 375 pgs. (Bilingual: English & Spanish).

Barón, L. F. & Gómez, R. (2014). Mas que Teclas y Pantallas. Acceso público a TIC en Colombia. Santiago de Cali: Universidad Icesi.

Gomez, R. (Ed.) (2012). Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Reviews of the book: Social Science Research Network; Information Research;

Gomez, R. (2010). Breathe and Celebrate. Charleston SC: Createspace.

Gomez, R. (Ed.) (1993). Puntadas para un Sueño: el movimiento de video en Colombia y América Latina. Bogota: Videocombo.

 

Recent papers:

Refereed Journal Articles

Gomez, R. (2016). Vulnerability and information practices among (undocumented) Latino Migrants, EJISDC, 75(1).

Newell, B., Gomez, R. & Guajardo, V. (2016). Information Seeking, Technology Use, and Vulnerability among Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border. The Information Society 32(2).

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2016). The associations between technologies and societies:  The utility of Actor-Network Theory, Science, Technology & Society. (online pre-print, June 2016): Sage.

Newell, B.C., Gomez, R. and Guajardo, V. (2016) Sensors, Cameras, and the New ‘Normal’ in Clandestine Migration: How Undocumented Migrants Experience Surveillance at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Surveillance and Society (forthcoming)

Gomez, R., Foot, K., Young, M., Paquet-Kinsley, R., Morrison, S. (2015) Pulling the Plug Visually: Images of Resistance to ICTs and Connectivity. First Monday. 20(11). Link

Morrison, S., & Gomez, R. (2014). Pushback: Expressions of resistance to the “evertime” of constant online connectivity. First Monday, 19(8). doi:10.5210/fm.v19i8.4902. Link.

Gomez, R. (2014). When You Do Not Have a Computer: Public access computing in developing countries, ITD - Information Technology for Development, 20(3), 279-291. Taylor & Francis. Link

Baron, L. F., Neils, M., & Gomez, R. (2014). Crossing new borders: computers, mobile phones, transportation and English language among Hispanic day laborers in Seattle, JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 65(1), 98-108. Link.

Gomez, R. (2013). The Changing Field of ICTD: Growth and Maturation in the Field, 2000-2010. EJISDC - Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.58(1), 1-21. Link

Gomez, R., Bayo, I., Reed, P., Wang, C., & Silva, M. (2013). Fearless Cards: a low-tech solution to help overcome emotional barriers to ICT adoption among extremely marginalized populations, EJISDC - Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.56(3), 1-15 Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2013). Relationships and Connectedness: weak ties that help social inclusion through public access computing, ITD - Information Technology for Development. Taylor & Francis.19(4), 271-295 Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2013). Panorama de las Políticas Públicas en Colombia: De la infraestructura a la apropiación social, Signo y Pensamiento, 61. Bogota, Colombia: Universidad Javeriana. Link

Gomez, R.,& Pather, S. (2012). ICT Evaluation: are we asking the right questions?, EJISDC- Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 50. (Best Papers of IDIA Conference, 2010). Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). Iguales, Pero Diferentes: Comparación de Locales de Acceso Público a Computadores en Colombia, ITID - Information Technologies & International Development, 8(4), 59-76. USC Annenberg Press. Link

Gomez, R., Fawcett, P., & Turner, J. (2012). Lending a Visible Hand: An analysis of "infomediary" behavior in Colombian public access computing venues, Information Development, 28(1). Sage. Link

Gomez, R., Pather, S., & Dosono, B. (2012). Public Access Computing in South Africa: Old lessons and new challenges, EJISDC- Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 52(1), 1-16. Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). Relaciones sociales y sensación de conexidad: Usos de cibercafés, telecentros y bibliotecas en Colombia, Anuario Electrónico de Estudios en Comunicación Social "Disertaciones", 5(1). Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). Same but different: comparing public access computing venues in Colombia, ITID - Information Technologies & International Development, 8(4), 44-53. USC Annenberg Press. Link

Gomez, R. (2012). Users’ Perceptions of Impact of Public Access Computing in Colombia: Libraries, Telecenters and Cybercafés, ITID - Information Technologies & International Development, 8(3). USC Annenberg Press. Link

Gomez, R.,& Baron, L. F. (2011). Does public access computing really contribute to community development? Lessons from libraries, telecenters and cybercafés in Colombia, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries EJISDC, 49. Link

Chin-Roemer, R., DeCrease, B., & Gomez, R. (2011). Exploring E-Learning Development: Studies of ICT Access & Educational Usage in Latin America, Information Development, 27(4), 280-289. Sage. Link

Clark, M.,& Gomez, R. (2011). The Negligible Role of Fees as a Barrier to Public Access Computing in Developing Countries, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries EJISDC, 46. Link

Gomez, R.,& Camacho, K. (2011). Users of ICT at Public Access Centers: Age, education, gender and income differences in users of public access to ICT in 25 developing countries, International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development (IJICTHD), 3(1). IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R.,& Baron, L. F. (2010). Acceso público a Internet y cambio social: la experiencia en El Carmen de Bolívar, entre el silenciamiento y la esperanza, Revista CS, 6, 221-253. Link

Gould, E.,& Gomez, R. (2010). New challenges for libraries in the information age: A comparative study of ICT in public libraries in 25 countries, Information Development, 26(2). Sage. (Most Downloaded Paper, 2010). Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access to the Internet and Social Change: An experience in Colombia, between silence and hope, Journal of Community Informatics, 6(3). (Best Papers from CIRN Conference, 2010). Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Structure and Flexibility in Global Research Design, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 11(3), 231-258. Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Success Factors in Public Access Computing for Development, International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development (IJICTHD), 3(2). Link

Gomez, R.,& Gould, E. A. (2010). The “Cool Factor” of Public Access to ICT: Users’perceptions of trust in libraries, telecentres and cybercafés in developing countries, Information Technology & People, 23(3), 247-264. Emerald Insight. (Acceptance Rate: 10% (2010); Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award, 2011). Link

Gomez, R.,& Camacho, K. (2009). ¿Comunicación para el desarrollo o para el entretenimiento?, Anuario Electrónico de Estudios en Comunicación Social "Disertaciones", 2(1). Link

 

Refereed Conference Contributions

 

Vannini, S., Gomez, R. & Guajardo, V. (2016). Security and Activism: Using participatory photography to elicit perceptions of Information and Authority among Hispanic migrants in the U.S. Paper accepted for iConference 2016.

Guajardo, V., Gomez, R. & Vannini, S. (2016). Information and Learning: Trust, Place, and Migration. Poster accepted for iConference 2016.

Foot, K. & Gomez, R. (2015). Pushing Back on ICTs via Humor: STS-Informed Analyses of ICT-Critiquing Cartoons and Memes. Paper presented at Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Denver, CO, Nov 2015.

Gomez, R., Yefimova, K., Newell, B., & Guajardo, V. (2015). Fotohistorias: Life at the Border - Photo Exhibition at Borderlands Conference, Portland, OR, April 2015

Gomez, R., Vannini, S., Baron, L.F. (2015). Fotohistorias: La vida en la frontera - Photo Exhibition at Universidad Icesi, April 2015

Gomez, R., Yefimova, K., Newell, B., Guajardo, V., & Vannini, S. Fotohistorias: Life at the Border - Photo Exhibition at ICTD Conference, Singapore, May 2015

Yefimova, K., Neils, M., Newell, B., & Gomez, R. (2015). Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography as a Methodology to Elicit the Life Experiences of Migrants. Proceedings of HICSS 48. Link

Newell, B., & Gomez, R. (2015). Informal Networks, Phones and Facebook: Information Seeking and Technology Use by Undocumented Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Proceedings of iConference 2015. Link

Bayo Urban, I., Budd, J., Caidi, N., Changfoot, N., Andrade, A. D., Dosono, B., Gomez, R., Quan-Haase, A., & Wolske, M. (2014). Information and Marginality: Ethical Issues. Proceedings of iConference 2014. Link

Guajardo, V., Gomez, R., Yao, Y., and Bayo Urban, I. (2014). CasaCare.org: A sociotechnical platform for women immigrant workers in the home care industry. 11th Community Informatics Conference CIRN, Prato, Italy, Oct 2014.

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F. & Villanueva, E. (2014). More than Facebook and Porn? Unexpected consequences of increased access to computers in Colombia. ICA Conference, Seattle, May 2014.

Gomez, R., Reed, P. & Young, M. (2014). Wellness Outcomes: Operationalizing ways to measure the contribution of ICT to community development. ICA Conference, Seattle, May 2014.

Young, M., Foot, K., Gomez, R., Morrison, S., Paquet-Kinsley, R. & Weiss, P. (2014). Toward a Research Agenda on Technology Pushback: Visual content analysis. CHI 2014 Notes, Toronto, April 2014.

Morrison, S. & Gomez, R. (2014). Pushback: the growth of expressions of resistance to constant online connectivity. Proceedings of iConference, Berlin, Germany, March 2014. Link

Gomez, R., Reed, P. & Chae, H.Y. (2013). Assessment of Community Wellness Outcomes to measure ICT impact. Proceedings of ICTD 2013, Cape Town, South Africa, Dec 2013, Work in Progress.

Bayo, I. and Gomez, R. (2013). Mujeres sin Fronteras: scholarship and practice with fearless women. Engaged Scholarship Consortium.

Bayo, I., Gomez, R., Silva, M., & Laplante, S. (2013). Creating Community: counter-narratives and disrupting the mainstream. Shepard Symposium on Social Justice.

Gomez, R., Bayo, I., Reed, P., Wang, C., & Silva, M. (2013). Fearless Cards: Addressing Emotional Barriers to Computer Learning among Extremely Marginalized Populations. CHI 13, Work in Progress.

Gomez, R., Bayo, I., Reed, P., Wang, C., & Silva, M. (2013). Fearless Cards: computer training for extremely marginalized populations. iConference 2013 (Honorable Mention).

Baron, L. F., Gomez, R., & Neils, M. (2013). Jobs and Family Relations: use of computers and mobile phones among Hispanic day laborers in Seattle. iConference 2013.

Gomez, R.,& Day, S. (2013). Research Questions, Paradigms and Methods In ICT For Development: Content Analysis of Selected ICTD Literature, 2000-2010. 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Jamaica 2013.

Gomez, R., Abokhodair, N., Bayo, I., & Park, M. (2013). Computer Training to Empower Day Laborers: A Heat Map to Address Emotional Barriers and Technical Skills. Proceedings of HICSS-46, Hawaii, Jan 2013.

Bayo, I., Barba, M., & Gomez, R. (2012). Better Learning Opportunities through Public Access Computing. CIRN 2012 Community Informatics Conference.

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). Social Network Analysis of Public Access Computing: relationships as a critical benefit of libraries, telecenters and cybercafés in developing countries. Proceedings of iConference 2012, Toronto, Canada, Feb 2012. ACM. Link

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Fiore-Silfvast, B. (2012). The Changing Field of ICTD: Content analysis of reseach published in selected journals and conferences, 2000-2010. ICTD 2012 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference ICTD 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, Mar 2012. ACM. Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). Perceptions of Connectedness: public access computing and social inclusion in Colombia. Proceedings of HICSS-45, Hawaii, Jan 2012.Link

Baron, L. F.,& Gomez, R. (2012). From Infrastructure to Social Appropriation of Public Access Computing: An Assessment of ICT Policy in Colombia. Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS, Seattle, WA. Link

 

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