Understanding the Rhythms of the Desert: Citizen Science, Committed Communities, Public Libraries and SciStarter

A guest post from the Superstition Area Land Trust (SALT) community in Apache Junction, AZ. Understanding the Rhythms of the Desert: A Citizen Science and Lending Library Program  Presented by: The Superstition Area Land Trust (SALT), SciStarter, Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society, YLACES.org, GLOBE.gov & The Apache Junction Public Library The … Read more “Understanding the Rhythms of the Desert: Citizen Science, Committed Communities, Public Libraries and SciStarter”

Categories: Citizen Science, Guest Contributor, libraries, Project Profile

Conference Session: “Citizen Science 2.0: Expanding Reach, Expanding Results”

We all know that scientific research is done in sterile labs by nerds in white lab coats, the results of which eventually makes its way to the public through government agencies or mega corporations who own the ‘science’.  If you’ve not paid your dues in academia to get the appropriate science degrees, your capacity to … Read more “Conference Session: “Citizen Science 2.0: Expanding Reach, Expanding Results””

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, libraries

Opportunity to sponsor first-of-its-kind summit to unite Citizen Science and Maker communities!

Opportunity to sponsor first-of-its-kind summit to unite Citizen Science and Maker communities! Your support can increase the success of our efforts to develop a robust Citizen Science Maker community – one that can respond to the national need of bridging the demand for low-cost instruments so that citizens can contribute to scientific data and discovery. … Read more “Opportunity to sponsor first-of-its-kind summit to unite Citizen Science and Maker communities!”

Categories: ASU Citizen Science Maker Summit, Events, libraries

What’s the Score?

The hills are alive with the sound of citizen science (and music)! Calling all music enthusiasts–the Bodleian Libraries are enlisting the help of the public in order to improve access to their music collections. About sixty-four boxes filled with unbound, uncatalogued sheet music from the mid-Victorian period has been digitized for public access. Although this … Read more “What’s the Score?”

Categories: Archeology, Citizen Science, Computers & Technology, Do-It-Yourself, libraries