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Citizen Science Day 2018 with NNLM!

Posted Apr 25, 2018 by Franda Liu
Category: National

On April 14, NNLM staff, including those from the Pacific Southwest Region (PSR) and National Network Coordinating Office (NNCO), participated in Citizen Science Day activities in three (3) public libraries in Gilbert, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona.

We were joined by Dan Stanton and Darlene Cavalier from Arizona State University (ASU). Darlene, founder of SciStarter, and Dan provided an overview of citizen science efforts at ASU and of their IMLS grant focusing on citizen science in public libraries.

We closed out the day by visiting an NIH All of Us Research Program enrollment site at a Walgreens Health Clinic in Glendale, AZ.

For more on citizen science and NNLM, see:

- Citizen Science in Libraries: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond webinar Presentation Slides and Recording.

- SEAside webinar to be held on May 3rd entitled: Harnessing Human Power for Health: Medical Librarians and Citizen Science.

- If you have a citizen science project idea that aligns with the NNLM mission, check out NNLM Funding Opportunities.

Amanda Wilson, standing in front of a sign that reads, Ignite, Excite, Launch

NNLM walking into the Messa Public Library

Amanda Wilson and Kelli Ham interacting with a Mesa Public Library whiteboard display

Mesa Public Library Think Spot, 3D scannerMesa Public Library Think Spot, sewing machine trainingMesa Public Library Think Spot, laser cutterDoll House donated to the library used to engage children in an interactive learning experience

NNLM group with Dan Stanton and Darlene Cavalier of ASU

All of Us enrollment site, Walgreens Health ClinicAmanda and Betty from Walgreen Healthcare ClinicAll of Us cards in a Walgreens aisle

NNLM group with Dan Stanton and Darlene Cavalier of ASU

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