Webinar Recording Available for Citizen Science Day 2019: Add Real Scientific Research to Your Library Programming!

On Wednesday, February 20, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region hosted the “Midday at the Oasis: Citizen Science Day 2019: Add Real Scientific Research to Your Library Programming!” webinar. A recording of the webcast and presentation slides are now available on the Midday at the Oasis page.  You can also view the recording directly on YouTube at https://youtu.be/7HP-OltUbpI. In this session, Darlene Cavalier of SciStarter and her colleagues, Dan Stanton from Arizona State University and Pietro Michelucci from the Human Computation Institute, discussed how libraries can get on board with citizen science activities and plan a Stall Catchers Megathon for Citizen Science Day on April 13.

Watched the webinar and want to get involved? Try these options:

Also, are you interested in playing Stall Catchers before the Megathon on April 13? Join “Thursday Night League” every Thursday, 7PM-9PM PT.  There are weekly challenges to help you participate and ease into the game, and all are welcome: librarians, patrons, citizen scientists of all ages!. Instructions are available on the Thursday Night League blog page.

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Caroline Nickerson

Caroline Nickerson

Caroline Nickerson is a Senior Program Director at SciStarter where she manages the Citizen Science Month Program, SciStarter’s Corporate Volunteer Programs and other programmatic and outreach efforts, including working with SciStarter’s Syndicated Blog Network, which encompasses the Science Connected, Discover Magazine and SciStarter platforms. She spends her day helping educators, library staff, community leaders and volunteers from all walks of life do real science. Caroline is a Master of Public Policy graduate from American University, where she was a Reilly Environmental Policy Scholar, and is a current PhD student at the University of Florida. She also works with the UF-VA Bioethics Unit, the Christensen Project, Florida Community Innovation and the Commission on Local Debates. She was the 2019 Cherry Blossom Princess representing the state of Florida and the grand prize scholarship winner at Miss Earth USA 2021 as Miss Louisiana Earth.