National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists
Join ACRL for the first of series of webinars hosted by HSIG and presented by the National Networks of Libraries of Medicine! Please feel free to invite others who may be interested in this topic.
For more information, contact: Elaina Vitale, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizen science is happening all around you! Citizen scientists in your community are participating in bird and butterfly counts, contributing to Alzheimer’s research, monitoring air quality, and collecting genetic information--all furthering and advancing our greater scientific knowledge. Citizen science is an amazing way to participate in health-focused research efforts, and it can often be done from a mobile device, from one’s home, or from a library. Libraries are ideal partners for citizen scientists! In this class, participants can expect to learn how to support citizen science in their communities and ways that libraries can easily participate. Participants will learn about citizen science library program models, free National Library of Medicine resources to incorporate into citizen science library programs, and sources of funding to explore for buying testing kits or supporting community research efforts. Citizen science library programs are perfect for all ages, and all types of libraries. No prior scientific knowledge is required, simply a willingness to participate!
Topic: National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists
Host: Elaina Vitale
Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session number: 622 185 365
Session password: citizen
To join the training session:
1. Open the Webex Session
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: citizen.
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.