Publications

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Published Intellectual Contributions

Books

Gomez, R. & Tamayo, A. (2016). Stories of Mi-Gra-Tion: a flip-flap book. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace. Also in Spanish: Historias de Mi-Gra-Ción: un libro en movimiento.

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2015). Fotohistorias: Participatory photography and the experience of migration, 375 pgs.. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace.

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2014). Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia. Cali: Universidad Icesi.

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

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.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2017). Notions of home and sense of belonging in the context of migration in a journey through participatory photography, EJISDC, 78(1).

Yim, M., Gomez, R., & Carter, M. S. (2016). Facebook’s “Free Basics”: For or against community development?, Journal of Community Informatics, 12(2). Link

Gomez, R. (2016). Vulnerability and information practices among (undocumented) Latino Migrants, EJISDC, 75(1), 1-43. Link

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(3), 176-191. Routledge. Link

Newell, B., Gomez, R., & Guajardo, V. (2016). Sensors, Cameras and the New Normal, Surveillance and Society. (Forthcoming).

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

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

Morrison, S. L., & Gomez, R. (2014). Pushback: Expressions of resistance to the “evertime” of constant online connectivity, First Monday, 19(8). 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. Wiley. Link

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

Gomez, R., Bayo Urban, I., Reed, P. J., Wang, C., & Silva, M. (2013). Fearless Cards: a low-tech solution to help overcome emotional barriers to ICT adoption among extremely marginalized populations, EJISDC - The 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, 1-25. Taylor & Francis. 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

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). Panorama de las Políticas Públicas en Colombia: De la infraestructura a la apropiación social, Signo y Pensamiento, 61. Bogota, Colombia: Universidad Javeriana. Link

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

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., & 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

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

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., Ambikar, R., & Coward, C. (2009). Libraries, Telecentres & Cybercafes: an international study of public access information venues: Performance Measurement and Metrics, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 10(1), 33-48. Link

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2009). Who uses ICT at Public Access Centers? Age, Education, Gender, and Income Differences in Users, IJICTHD, 3(1).

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

Gomez, R., & Reilly, K. (2002). Comparing approaches: Telecentre evaluation experiences in Asia and Latin America, International Information & Library Review, 34(1), 22. London. Link

Gomez, R., & Casadiego, B. (2002). Letter to Aunt Ofelia: seven proposals for human development using new information and communication technologies, Regional Development Dialogue, 23(2), 1-11. Nagoya: United Nations Centre for Regional Development.

Gomez, R., & Ospina, A. (2001). The Lamp without a Genie: Using Telecentres for development without expecting miracles, Journal of Development Communication, 12(2), 16–25.

Gomez, R., Hunt, P., & Lamoureux, E. (1999). Telecentros en la mira: Como pueden contribuir al desarrollo social?, Revista Latinoamericana de Comunicacion CHASQUI.

Gomez, R. (1998). The nostalgia of virtual community: A study of computer-mediated communications use in Colombian non-governmental organizations, Information Technology & People, 11(3), 217–234.

Gomez, R., Calderon, M., & Baron, L. F. (1993). Privados por la Televisión… Estatal, Cien Dias, 6(2). CINEP.

Gomez, R. (1991). Nord Sud: the image of the dam, Canadian Journal of Communication, 16(1). Link

 

Other Journal Articles

Gomez, R., Martnez, J., & Acceso, F. (2001). Internet: what for?. IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA.

Gomez, R., Martnez, J., & Reilly, K. (2001). Paths beyond connectivity, 1. Cooperation South.

Delgadillo, K., Gomez, R., & Stoll, K. (2000). Telecentros...?‘. Para qué.

Gomez, R. (2000). The hall of mirrors: the Internet in Latin America, 99, 72–77. Current History.

Gomez, R. (1996). Magic Roots: Participatory video with Children, Zebra News, 29.

Gomez, R. (1992). La TV en Colombia: Propiedad y Financiamiento, VideoRed Latinoamericana, 15. Lima, Peru: IPAL.

Gomez, R. (1992). Los peligros del Material de Archivo, Corto Circuito, 20. Lima, Peru: Union Latina.

Gomez, R. (1992). Manuales de Video, VideoRed Latinoamericana, 16. Lima, Peru: IPAL.

Gomez, R. (1992). Video Vacío, VideoRed Latinoamericana, 17. Lima, Peru: IPAL.

Gomez, R. (1992). ¿Qué Realidad nos depara la TV de Alta Definición?, Corto Circuito, 21. Lima, Peru: Union Latina.

Gomez, R. (1991). El video: Una producción hecha a la medida, Documentos FUMEC ALC, 4. FUMEC.

 

Refereed Conference Contributions

Yim, M. & Gomez, R. (2017). Assessing the Feasibility of Capability Approach Based ICT4D Impact Evaluation – Community Wellness Outcomes from Ghanaian’s Mobile Use. Proceedings of iConference 2017.

Gomez, R., Lefthand-Begay, C., Berwick, J., Zubair, C., Iribe, Y. & Mora, S. (2017). : Indigenous Information System in Chiapas, Mexico: integrating community radio, library and impact assessment for community development. Proceedings of iConference 2017.

Yim, M., Gomez, R., & Carter, M. S. (2017). Facebook's "Free Basics" and Implications for Development: IT Identity and Social Capital. Proceedings of HICSS 50.

Gomez, L., Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2017). The power of Participatory Photography in ICTD programs: freedom to explore beyond images. Proceedings of HICSS 50.

Gomez, R., Guajardo, V., Newell, B., & Vannini, S. (2016). Mobile phones and information practices among undocumented migrants at the US-Mexico border. Proceedings of 4S-EASST Conference.

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2016). Lessons from Fotohistorias. Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Reno, Nevada.

Guajardo, V., & Gomez, R. (2016). Panel: Engaged Research and Vulnerable Communities. Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Reno, Nevada.

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.. iConference 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Link

Guajardo, V., Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2016). Information and Learning: Trust, Place, and Migration. iConference 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Link

Gomez, R., Yefimova, Y., Newell, B., & Guajardo, V. (2015). Photo Stories of Life at the Border: an interactive photo exhibition, Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Portland, OR.

Gomez, R., Yefimova, Y., Newell, B., Guajardo, V., & Vannini, S. (2015). Photo Stories: an interactive photo exhibition based on participatory photography with Hispanic migrants at the US-Mexico. Proceedings of ICTD 2015 Conference. Singapore, SN.

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

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

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. Newport Beach, CA. (Finalist, Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper). Link

Guajardo, V., Gomez, R., Yao, Y., & Bayo Urban, I. (2014). CasaCare.org: A sociotechnical platform for women immigrant workers in the home care industry. Community Informatics Research Network Conference.

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.

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Villanueva, E. (2014). More than Facebook and Porn? Unexpected consequences of increased access to computers in Colombia. ICA Pre-Conference: Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD).

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

Gomez, R., Reed, P. J., & Young, M. (2014). Wellness Outcomes: operationalizing ways to measure the contribution of ICT to community development. ICA Pre-Conference: Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD).

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

Gomez, R., Reed, P. J., & Chae, H. Y. (2013). Assessment of Community Wellness Outcomes to Measure the Impact of ICT for Development. Work in Progress, ICTD 2013.

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

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

Gomez, R., Bayo Urban, I., Reed, P. J., 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 Urban, I., Reed, P. J., 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.

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

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). From Infrastructure to Social Appropriation of Public Access Computing: Assessment of ICT Policy in Colombia. AMCIS 2012. Link

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. (Acceptance Rate: 32%). 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. (Acceptance Rate: 19%). 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

Clark, M., & Gomez, R. (2011). Cost and other barriers to public access computing in developing countries. Proceedings of iConference 2011, Seattle, WA, Feb 2011.

Terry, A., & Gomez, R. (2011). Gender and Public Access Computing: an international perspective. Proceedings of HICSS-44, Hawaii, Jan 2011.

Gomez, R. (2011). Impact of Public Access Computing in Colombia. Internet Research 10, Seattle, WA, Oct 2011.

Gomez, R., & Baron, L. F. (2011). Is public access computing really contributing to development? Lessons from libraries, telecenters and cybercafés in Colombia. IFIP WG 9.4 Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2011. (Best Papers Selection).

Gomez, R., Fawcett, P., & Turner, J. (2011). Lending a Visible Hand:  An analysis of “infomediary” behavior in Colombian public access computing venues. International Association of Media and Communication Research IAMCR, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2011.

Chavez, J.-C., & Gomez, R. (2011). More Information: How rapid, easy, access and new media contribute to public access to ICT. CIRN Conference 2011, Prato, Italy, Nov 2011.

Gould, E., & Gomez, R. (2010). Community Engagement and Infomediaries: challenges facing libraries, telecentres and cybercafés in developing countries. Proceedings of iConference 2010.

Gomez, R., & Pather, S. (2010). ICT Evaluation: are we asking the right questions?. Proceedings of IDIA Conference 2010, Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 2010. (Best Papers selection).

Gomez, R. (2010). Information and Communication Technologies in the Cybercafés of Post-Soviet Space: A Study of Public Access Computing in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, and Mongolia.. Proceedings of ICSIT 2010.

Gould, E., Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2010). Information Needs in Developing Countries: How Are They Being Served by Public Access Venues?. Proceedings of AMCIS 2010.

Gomez, R. (2010). Inviting Success: Lessons from Public Access Computing Experiences around the World. Proceedings of iConference 2010.

Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access Computing in Latin America: taking stock of an international study. AMCIS 2010.

Pather, S., & Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access ICT: A South-South comparative analysis of libraries, telecentres and cybercafés in South Africa and Brazil. Proceedings of AMCIS 2010.

Gomez, R., & Baron, L. F. (2010). Public Access to Internet and Social Change: an experience in Carmen de Bolivar, Colombia. In L. Stillman & R. Gomez (Ed.), Proceedings of CIRN Conference 2010. (Best Papers selection).

Ambikar, R., Coward, C., & Gomez, R. (2009). An Assessment of venues providing public Access to ICT: A tale of 25 countries. 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Computer Society Press.

Fisher, K., Coward, C., Fawcett, P., Crandall, M., & Gomez, R. (2009). Free access to computers and the Internet at public libraries: International reflections on outcomes and methods. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology. Link

Fisher, K., Gomez, R., & Coward, C. (2009). ICTD evaluation 20/20: Voices from around the world. IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD).

Gould, E., & Gomez, R. (2009). New challenges for libraries in the information age: A comparative study of ICT in public libraries in 25 countries. Proceedings of CIRN Conference 2009.

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2009). Who uses ICT at Public Access Centers?. Proceedings of ICIS 2009.

Gomez, R., Ambikar, R., & Coward, C. (2008). Information Needs and Watering Holes. CIRN 2008.

Ambikar, R., Coward, C., & Gomez, R. (2008). Information needs and watering holes: public access to information and ICT in 25 countries. 5th Prato Community Informatics & Development Informatics Conference 2008: ICTs for Social Inclusion: What is the Reality?.

Coward, C., Gomez, R., & Ambikar, R. (2008). Libraries, Telecentres and Cybercafes: a study of public access venues around the world.. Proceedings of IFLA 2008.

Gomez, R. (2008). The Quest for Intangibles: Understanding ICTs for Digital Inclusion Beyond Socio-Economic Impact. CIRN 2008.

Gomez, R. (1997). The Emergence of a New Paradigm in Development Communication. Proceedings of International Seminar "Culture, Communication and Power".

 

Other Intellectual Contributions

Gomez, R. (2015). Fotohistorias: La Vida en la Frontera (Photo Exhibition). Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia.

Gomez, R., Newell, B., Guajardo, V., & Vannini, S. (2015). Fotohistorias: Research Conversation on Participatory photography and the experience of migration, iSchool Research Conversation.

Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access Computing Ecosystem Data Collection Instruments. Link

Stillman, L., & Gomez, R. (2010). Vision and Reality in Community Informatics: Conference Proceedings of CIRN DIAC Conference.

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Valdes, M. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal Bogotá. Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal Cali. Link

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Valdes, M. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal Carmen de Bolivar. Link

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Valdes, M. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal Marinilla, Antioquia. Link

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Valdes, M. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal Medellin. Link

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., & Valdes, M. (2010). Panorama del Acceso Publico a TIC en Colombia: Relatoría Grupo Focal San Gil. Link

Gomez, R. (2009). Measuring Global Public Access to ICT. CIS Working Paper.

Gomez, R. (2009). Measuring Global Public Access to ICT: Landscape Summary Reports from 25 Countries Around the World. Seattle, WA: University of Washington. Link

Gomez, R., Beltran, M., & Beaulieu, Y. (2003). Facing the Screen: a visual journey of ICT in Latin America and the Caribbean. Ottawa, Kuala Lumpur: IDRC, GKP. Link

Delgadillo, K., Gomez, R., & Stoll, K. (2002). Community Telecentres for Development: lessons from community telecentres in Latin America and the Caribbean. Ottawa, Canada: IDRC. Link

Gomez, R., & Casadiego, B. (2002). Letter to Aunt Ofelia: Seven Proposals for Human Development Using New Information and Communication Technologies. Ottawa, Lima, Bogota: IDRC, ITDG, Raices Magicas. Link

Gomez, R., & Martinez, J. (2001). The Internet... Why? and what for?. Ottawa, San Jose: IDRC, Acceso. Link

Gomez, R. (Ed.) (2000). Recapitulemos: Lecciones y avances del programa PAN Americas. IDRC.

Gomez, R., & Hunt, P. (Eds.) (1999). Telecentre Evaluation: A Global Perspective. IDRC. Link

Gomez, R. (1997). Is There a Place for Civil Society in the Information Society?. International Communication Association Conference.

Gomez, R., Casadiego, B., Baron, L. F., & Martinez, C. (1997). Raíces Mágicas: Lecciones del Video como Pretexto Educativo. Ocaña: Raices Magicas.

Gomez, R. (1996). Proceedings of the International Meeting “Communication Processes and Social Transformation”.. CCRSS.

Sauquet, M., & Gomez, R. (Eds.) (1992). Culture et communication à la base. Paris: FPH.

 

Presentations

Invited Talks and Keynote Addresses

Gomez, R., "Stories of Migration and Actions for Justice," UW Center for Human Rights Annual Symposium, Seattle, WA. (May 2016).

Gomez, R., "Fotohistorias: Participatory photography with immigrants," Korean Student Visit, Seattle, WA. (2014).

Gomez, R., "Public Access Computing: Challenges and Opportunities," The Future of Public Access to the Internet, Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. (April 2013).

Gomez, R., "Technology and Social Change:What difference do information technologies make in developing countries?," Advanced Academic Preparation Skills (AAPS), UW International Programs, Seattle, WA. (2012).

Gomez, R., "Access... and some more. Public Access Computing in Colombia," III National Libraries Congress of Colombia, Ministry of Culture, Bogota, Colombia. (October 22, 2012).

Gomez, R., "A Million Friends: Social implications of information and communication technologies for development," Conceptualizing Development in Latin America, University of Washington, LACS, Seattle, WA. (April 2012).

Gomez, R., "Technology and Social Change: What difference do information and communication technologies make in developing countries?," Advanced Academic Preparation Skills (AAPS), University of Washington International Programs, Seattle, WA. (September 2011).

Gomez, R., "Acceso Pœblico a TICs en Colombia: Bibliotecas, Telecentros y Cibercaf?s," Biblioteca Nacional, Bogota, Colombia. (March 2011).

Gomez, R., "Keynote: What questions do we try to answer in Community Informatics?," CIRN Conference 2010, Prato, Italy. (2010).

Gomez, R., "Computers in Libraries and other Public Places: What difference do they make in developing countries?," PLATO Lecture, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA. (October 2010).

Gomez, R., "Evaluaci›n de Impactos: C›mo medir aspectos intangibles de la contribuci›n de las TIC al desarrollo," Pontificia Universidad Cat›lica de Perœ, Lima, Peru. (August 2010).

Gomez, R., "Landscape Study: Understanding Public Access to ICT in 25 Countries," Final Report to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA. (December 8, 2008).

Gomez, R., "Siete Propuestas para un Desarrollo Equitativo con el uso de Tecnolog­as de Informaci›n y Comunicaci›n," XVIII Simposio Internacional de Computaci›n en la Educaci›n SOMECE, Zacatecas, Mexico. (November 2002).

Gomez, R., Martinez, J., "Reflexiones sobre el uso de las TIC para el desarrollo en Am?rica Latina y el Caribe," Taller Latinoamericano de Internet WALC, Merida, Venezuela. (June 2001).

Gomez, R., "The emergence of a new paradigm in development communication," International Seminar ?Culture, Communication and Power?, New Delhi, India. (1997).

Gomez, R., "Nuevas Tecnolog­as de Comunicaci›n y Democracia," Foro Television Local y Democracia, Cali, Colombia. (June 1993).

 

Conference Presentations

Bayo Urban, I., Wolske, M., Gomez, R., Barton, K., Spencer, J., "Information and Communication Technologies for Community  Development: Engaged Scholarship Approaches," Engaged Scholarship Consortium, Lubbock, TX. (October 2013).

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

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., Fiore-Silfvast, B., "The Changing Field of ICTD: Content analysis of research published in selected journals and conferences, 2000-2010," ICTD 2012, Atlanta, GA. (March 2012).

Baron, L. F., Gomez, R., "Social Network Analysis of Public Access Computing: relationships as a critical benefit of libraries, telecenters and cybercaf?s in developing countries," iConference 2012, Toronto, ON, Canada. (February 2012).

Baron, L. F., Gomez, R., "Perceptions of Connectedness: public access computing and social inclusion in Colombia," HICSS-45: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Wailea, HI. (January 2012).

Gomez, R., "Impact of Public Access Computing in Colombia," Internet Research 10, Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR), Seattle, WA. (October 2011).

Gomez, R., Fisher, K., Bishop, A., Fawcett, P., Baron, L. F., "Infomediaries and Performance of Public Access Computing Venues," Internet Research 10, Association of Internet Researchers AOIR, Seattle, WA. (October 2011).

Gomez, R., Clark, M., "Cost and other barriers to public access computing in developing countries," iConference 2011, Seattle, WA. (February 2011).

Terry, A., Gomez, R., "Gender and Public Access Computing: an international perspective," HICSS 44: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, HI. (January 2011).

Gomez, R., Pather, S., "ICT Evaluation: are we asking the right questions?," International Development Informatics Association (IDIA) Conference 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. (November 2010).

Gomez, R., Baron, L. F., "Public Access to Internet and Social Change: an experience in Carmen de Bolivar, Colombia," CIRN Conference 2010, Prato, Italy. (October 2010).

Gomez, R., Camacho, K., "Information Needs in Developing Countries: How Are They Being Served by Public Access Venues?," AMCIS 2010, Lima, Peru. (August 2010).

Gomez, R., "Public Access Computing in Latin America: taking stock of an international study," AMCIS 2010, Lima, Peru. (August 2010).

Gomez, R., Pather, S., "Public Access ICT: A South-South comparative analysis of libraries, telecentres and cybercaf?s in South Africa and Brazil," AMCIS 2010, Lima, Peru. (August 2010).

Gomez, R., Gould, E., "Community Engagement and Infomediaries: challenges facing libraries, telecentres and cybercaf?s in developing countries," iConference 2010, Champaign-Urbana, IL. (February 5, 2010).

Gomez, R., "Inviting Success: Lessons from Public Access Computing Experiences around the World," iConference 2010, Champaign-Urbana, IL. (February 4, 2010).

Gomez, R., Gould, E., "New challenges for libraries in the information age: A comparative study of ICT in public libraries in 25 countries," CIRN Conference 2009: Empowering communities, Centre for Community Networking Research (CCNR), Prato, Italy. (2009).

Gomez, R., Camacho, K., "Who uses ICT at Public Access Centers? Age, education, gender and income differences in users of public access to ICT in 25 developing countries," ICIS - International Conference on Information Science, GlobDev SIG, Phoenix, AZ. (December 14, 2009).

Fisher, K., Coward, C., Fawcett, P., Crandall, M., Gomez, R., "Free access to computers and the Internet at public libraries: International reflections on outcomes and methods," Annual Meeting, ASIS&T - American Society for Information Science & Technology, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (November 6, 2009).

Fisher, K., Gomez, R., Coward, C., "ICTD evaluation 20/20: Voices from around the world," 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), Doha, Qatar. (April 17, 2009).

Gomez, R., Badshah, A., Fuchs, R., Sterling, R., "ICTD evaluation 20/20: Voices from around the world," ICTD 2009 - 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), Doha, Qatar. (April 17, 2009).

Coward, C., Gomez, R., Ambikar, R., "An Assessment of Venues Providing Public Access to ICT: A Tale of 25 Countries," HICSS 42 -  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (IEEE), Waikoloa, HI. (January 2009).

Ambikar, R., Coward, C., Gomez, R., "Information needs and watering holes: public access to information and ICT in 25 countries," CIRN Conference 2008: ICTs for Social Inclusion, CCRN - Centre for Community Networking Research, Prato, Italy. (2008).

Coward, C., Gomez, R., Ambikar, R., "Libraries, Telecentres and Cybercafes: a study of public access venues around the world," IFLA - International Federation of Library Associations, Quebec City, QC, Canada. (2008).

Gomez, R., "The Quest for Intangibles," CIRN Conference 2008: ICTs for Social Inclusion, CCNR - Centre for Community Networking Research, Prato, Italy. (2008).

Gomez, R., "Despu?s de la Luna de Miel: Una mirada cr­tica a la evaluaci›n de Telecentros," Tecnolog­as de informaci›n en la sociedad. Uso e impacto presente y futuro, Aguascalientes, Mexico. (1999).

Gomez, R., Hunt, P., Lamoureux, E., "Enchanted by telecentres: can they contribute to sustainable development in Latin America?," New IT and Inequality, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. (1999).

Gomez, R., "Electronic Agora or Disneyland Democracy? A study of CMC use among NGOs in Colombia," Parthenay III: European Conference on Democracy and Multimedia, Parthenay, France. (May 1997).

Gomez, R., "Information society and civil society: Non-governmental organizations and computer-mediated communication in Latin America," IFIP WG 9.2: Culture and Democracy Revisited in the Global Information Society, Corfu, Greece. (May 1997).

Gomez, R., "Is There a Place For Civil Society In The Information Society?," International Communications Association Conference: Communication in the Global Community, Montreal, QC, Canada. (May 1997).

Gomez, R., "Computer-Mediated communication in Non-Governmental Organizations in Latin America," International Seminar ?Culture, Communication and Power?, New Delhi, India. (April 1997).

 

Book Chapters

Gomez, R., Fawcett, P., & Turner, J. (2014). Dando una mano: Los “infomediarios” en centros de acceso público a Internet en Colombia. In Baron, Luis Fernando & Gomez, Ricardo (Ed.), Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia, 89-114. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Gomez, R. (2014). El impacto del acceso a Internet en los Centros de Acceso Público en Colombia: Cómo perciben los usuarios sus beneficios. In Baron, Luis Fernando & Gomez, Ricardo (Ed.), Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia, 115-140. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2014). Las políticas públicas sobre TIC en Colombia: de la infraestructura a la apropiación social. In Baron, Luis Fernando & Gomez, Ricardo (Ed.), Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia, 15-46. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2014). No es lo mismo pero es igual: Diferencias y similitudes entre bibliotecas, telecentros y cibercafés en Colombia. In Baron, Luis Fernando & Gomez, Ricardo (Ed.), Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia, 47-88. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2014). Relaciones sociales y sentido de conexidad: los usos de CAP y su impacto en las redes y el capital social. In Baron, Luis Fernando & Gomez, Ricardo (Ed.), Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia, 141-164. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Gomez, R. (2013). Success Factors in Public Access Computing for Development. In S. Chhabra (Ed.), ICT influences on human development, interaction, and collaboration, 97-116. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. Link

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2013). Users of ICT at public access centers: age, education, gender, and income differences in Users. In S. Chhabra (Ed.), ICT influences on human development, interaction, and collaboration, 1-21. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. Link

Gomez, R. (2012). Behind the Scenes: research methodology and analytical framework. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 95-112. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gould, E., & Gomez, R. (2012). Challenges for Libraries in the Information Age. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Clark, M., & Gomez, R. (2012). Free Service or Good Service: what attracts users to public access computing venues?. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 43-50. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

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

Gould, E., Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2012). How do Public Access Venues Meet Information Needs in Underserved Communities?. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gould, E., & Gomez, R. (2012). Infomediaries and Community Engagement are Key. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Clark, M., & Gomez, R. (2012). Libraries, Telecenters and Cybercafés: a comparison of different types of public access venues. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 1-10. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R., & Gould, E. (2012). Perceptions of Trust: Safety, Credibility, and "Cool". In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 32-42. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R. (2012). Success Factors for Public Access Computing: beyond anecdotes of success. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 82-94. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2012). Who uses public access venues?. In Ricardo Gomez (Ed.), Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons, 11-23. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Barzilai-Nahon, K., Gomez, R., & Ambikar, R. (2010). Conceptualizing Contextual Measurements for Digital Divide/s: Using an Integrative Narrative. In Enrico Ferro,  Yogesh K. Dwivedi, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, and Michael D. Williams (Ed.), Overcoming Digital Divides: Constructing an Equitable and Competitive Information Society. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R., & Pather, S. (2010). Evaluating ICT: A New Dress for Old Questions. In G. Anderson (Ed.), Shaping International Evaluation, 239-264. Montreal: Universalia.

Gomez, R. (2003). Magic Roots: Children explore participatory video. In S. White (Ed.), Participatory Video: Images that transform and empower, 215-231. New Delhi: Sage. Link

Gomez, R. (1999). In S. White (Ed.), Facilitating Participatory Action Research: Looking into the Future, The Art of Facilitating Participation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gomez, R., Hunt, P., & Lamoureux, E. (1999). Telecentre Evaluation and Research: a global perspective. In Gomez, R. & Hunt, P. (Ed.), Telecentre Evaluation: a global perspective. IDRC.

Gomez, R. (1997). Information society and civil society: NGOs and computer-mediated communication in Latin America. In J. Berleur & D. Whitehouse (Ed.), An Ethical Global Information Society: Culture and Democracy Revisited, 186-196. London: Chapman & Hall.

Gomez, R. (1997). Information society and civil society: Non-governmental organizations and computer-mediated communication in Latin America. An ethical global information society: culture and democracy revisited, 186.

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