Digitizing from Source Materials, Day 3: 10:45am- 11:15am

Tue, 2014-04-01 15:33 -- aflemming
TitleDigitizing from Source Materials, Day 3: 10:45am- 11:15am
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference2014
AuthorsiDigBio
KeywordsDigitizing from Source Materials
URLhttp://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p7ygl13cjug/
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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?