|Digitizing from Source Materials, Day 3: 10:45am- 11:15am
|Year of Conference
|Digitizing from Source Materials
Question Answer Discussion.
How many people are doing a citizen science or other public engagement project?
How man people are planning one? How many people wpould be nterested in one?
Whether you are working on one or not, what are the challenges you are facing or antcipating?
What materials are potental targets of crowd-sourcing or citizen science projects? e.g. field notes(FromthePage), specimen lables or ledgers (NotesforNature).?
Have you developed your own interface for digitizing information or are you collaborating with an established project? What are the pros and cons of each?
What strategies have yu tried (or might like to try) for engaging public participants and maintaining the momentum?