Featured posts about my work on ecological metaphors for modelling repository and service interactions.
My writing on this still feels a touch clunky, but I’m struck by how much these ideas persistently come up- either in terms of the need to describe human factors in ‘technical’ systems or in the ubiquitous but unconsidered use of ecosystem.
Robertson, R.J., Mahey, M., Barker, P. (2008) A Bug’s Life?: How Metaphors from Ecology Can Articulate the Messy Details of Repository Interactions http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/robertson-et-al
Robertson, Robert, Mahey, Mahendra and Allinson, Julie (2008) An Ecological Approach To Repository And Service Interactions. http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/272/
Case Study 1
Robertson R.J., Westmancoat, H., Shipley, L., (2009) York St. John Digital Repository: an ecological view of interactions and systems http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/380/
Case Study 2
Robertson RJ, and Allinson, J (2009) York Digital Library : an ecological view of interactions and systems http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/379/
Related blog posts
- https://kavubob.wordpress.com/2009/01/20/ecological-modelling-for-repositories-an-overview/ https://kavubob.wordpress.com/2008/12/03/an-ecology-of-repositories/ https://kavubob.wordpress.com/2008/09/25/metadata-in-an-ecosystem-of-presentation-dissemination/