Webinar Recording Available for Citizen Science Day 2019: Add Real Scientific Research to Your Library Programming!

On Wednesday, February 20, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region hosted the “Midday at the Oasis: Citizen Science Day 2019: Add Real Scientific Research to Your Library Programming!” webinar. A recording of the webcast and presentation slides are now available on the Midday at the Oasis page.  You can also view the recording directly on YouTube at https://youtu.be/7HP-OltUbpI. In this session, Darlene Cavalier of SciStarter and her colleagues, Dan Stanton from Arizona State University and Pietro Michelucci from the Human Computation Institute, discussed how libraries can get on board with citizen science activities and plan a Stall Catchers Megathon for Citizen Science Day on April 13.

Watched the webinar and want to get involved? Try these options:

Also, are you interested in playing Stall Catchers before the Megathon on April 13? Join “Thursday Night League” every Thursday, 7PM-9PM PT.  There are weekly challenges to help you participate and ease into the game, and all are welcome: librarians, patrons, citizen scientists of all ages!. Instructions are available on the Thursday Night League blog page.

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Caroline Nickerson

Caroline Nickerson

In addition to being the Managing Editor of SciStarter's Syndicated Blog Network, Caroline Nickerson is a Master of Public Policy student at American University with a focus on environmental and climate change policy. She is passionate about science communication in the policy space and engaging citizens and voters. Caroline currently serves as secretary on the national board of the Commission on Local Debates (localdebates.org), an emerging nonprofit seeking to leverage technology to make debates for local elections better and more accessible. She also works as a textbook and curriculum development consultant for the University of Florida Psychiatry Department. In her role there, she is a project manager for the Christensen Project, which honors and furthers Dr. Richard C. Christensen's legacy of advocating for homeless and under-served individuals.