Online Training: Libraries as Community Hubs for Citizen Science

With support from the National Library of Medicine, SciStarter, a popular citizen science platform, assembled a team with expertise in instructional design, education, libraries, inclusive practices, digital design, micro accreditation, and, of course, citizen science to produce a free series of self-guided tutorials, trainings, and accompanying modules to help people from all walks of life … Read more “Online Training: Libraries as Community Hubs for Citizen Science”

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Citizen Science, from a Librarian’s Perspective

Citizen science joins the general public with the scientific community in creating a collaborative relationship to increase scientific knowledge.  All kinds of people can take part in citizen science projects by collecting and sharing data.  The possibilities are endless, and the contributions are immense!  So, for me, it was only natural that I should become … Read more “Citizen Science, from a Librarian’s Perspective”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Library, NNLM

National Library of Medicine Citizen Science Month Mini Grant Application

Anyone, anywhere can plan a Citizen Science Month program or effort, but we have a new opportunity for additional support! Libraries and library systems are invited to submit applications for the Citizen Science Month (CSM) Mini Grants of $5,000 to increase awareness of and engagement in Citizen Science Month events and supplemental programs. $5,000 grants … Read more “National Library of Medicine Citizen Science Month Mini Grant Application”

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Lend Citizen Science Project Scientists a Hand. Then, Discuss the Results!

As part of continued programming with the Network of the National Library of Medicine and the All of Us Research Program, SciStarter hosted an event series in January, February and March to help you get started in one of three citizen science projects that advance real world research. Image Credit: Human Computation Institute How It … Read more “Lend Citizen Science Project Scientists a Hand. Then, Discuss the Results!”

Categories: Events, Library, NNLM

The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science

Hot off the (virtual) press…the Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science! Libraries are quickly becoming hubs for citizen science. Your library may already be involved in citizen science programming. If so, bravo! For countless others, citizen science is still a bit of a mystery. We created this guide to help you navigate the rapidly … Read more “The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science”

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