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Starbird and Palen – 2013 – Working and Sustaining the Virtual ‘Disaster Desk’

Summary: Case study of digital humanitarian group, Humanity Road, explores its organization through the lens of commons-based peer production and structuration theory.

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Foundational concepts in this study: Crisis informatics, computer-supported cooperative work, commons, peer production, structuration theory

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Connections to my work: Digital humanitarian, crowd work, virtual organizations

Annotated paper: Starbird and Palen – 2013 – Working and Sustaining the Virtual ‘Disaster Desk’

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