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AOk. Discoverability.

Much of my personal research materials are open and available to be re-used under CC licenses. There are a few completely private spaces (where I am the only person that has access to...Read more

AOk. RDS events.

On November 12, 2019, I and a team of volunteers and friends hosted an event entitled “Archiving Kenya’s Past and Futures” at McMillan Library, one of the oldest Kenyan libraries located in...Read more

AOk. Affects.

Especially when I was in Nairobi, perhaps as a result of the worries of my interlocutors regarding government surveillance, I felt growing wariness about publishing openly. I became...Read more

AOk. Connecting users.

The archive has connected users through synchronous discussion facilitated on Zoom. This is a small group of self-selected 5 people or so. Most of these people did not know each other...Read more

AOk. Purposes of RDS.

I (Angela Okune) began to conceptualize establishing an instance of PECE in the middle of 2018, about 6 months prior to beginning my fieldwork in Nairobi in January 2019. I conceptualized...Read more

AOk. PECE design logics.

All members of the group have the permissions needed to upload artifacts but this often seems overly laborious, especially since many of the artifacts are first shared on a WhatsApp...Read more

AOk. Durable data storage.

  1. While the archive was initially imagined as digitally storing ethnographic data that is relevant for researchers in Nairobi/Kenya, the archive has been thus far used less for this

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Okune, Angela. 2021. Draft Preface to "Sociotechnical Scaffolding for a Third Space: The Research Data KE Working Group."

This is the draft preface to a collaborative dissertation chapter reflecting on the Research Data KE Working Group (forthcoming). This is shared in advance of the June 10, 2021 CfE Para-Site event.Read more

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