Waterton, Claire. 2010. “Experimenting with the Archive: STS-Ers As Analysts and Co-Constructors of Databases and Other Archival Forms.” Science, Technology, & Human Values 35 (5): 645–76.

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AO: This Science, Technology, & Human Values article by Claire Waterton (2010) describes how scholars, database practitioners, and curators are experimenting with archives, a move she characterizes as exposing the contingencies and politics embedded within archives and databases. She reflects on the role of Science and Technology Studies (STS) scholars in the construction of such archives and databases.

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Claire Waterton, "Waterton, Claire. 2010. “Experimenting with the Archive: STS-Ers As Analysts and Co-Constructors of Databases and Other Archival Forms.” Science, Technology, & Human Values 35 (5): 645–76.", contributed by Angela Okune, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 19 July 2019, accessed 25 October 2021.