Public participation

iDigBio at SPNHC 2019: Making the Case for Natural History Collections

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:34 -- dpaul

The SPNHC 2019 theme: Making the Case for Natural History Collections offers everyone a chance to share the value of collections for society and science. iDigBio staff look forward to contributing to this story and visiting the Field Museum who are hosting this year's SPNHC meeting.

Some of the events iDigBio is organizing or participating in include:

Citizen Scientist

Fri, 2013-12-27 14:11 -- kevinlove

Public engagement in scientific research (sometimes referred to as citizen science) is not new, but new web resources (e.g., from the Zooniverse, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and USA National Phenology Network suites of projects) provide scientists with opportunities to engage the public in ways and at scales not previously possible.  At the same time, the public is increasingly provided with opportunities to

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