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Data and metadata: Reporting from the citizen science data and service infrastructure meeting in Italy

Posted on: February 9, 2016

By: Sven Schade, Anne Bowser, and Russell Scarpino With the growth of citizen science comes the challenge of coordinating people, projects, and data. But these challenges also present a tremendous opportunity […]

Introducing the Research and Evaluation Working Group

Posted on: January 27, 2016

There is widespread agreement that citizen science is experiencing a major surge, not only in the number of projects, people and publications represented, but also in interest in citizen science as […]

Introducing the Professional Development Working Group

Posted on: December 22, 2015

By Mark Chandler and Hannah Webber, and the Professional Development Working Group – – – The CSA board recently approved a Professional Development working group. Despite the term “professional,” this group […]

Citizen Science Day FAQs

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Curious about Citizen Science Day? Read on for answers to questions about how to plan, share/find, or support events in celebration of science. — — — Q – What is Citizen […]

Introducing the Data and Metadata Working Group

Posted on: November 12, 2015

The CSA board recently approved a Citizen Science Data and Metadata working group (a list of inaugural members can be found here). CSA’s Data and Metadata Working Group aims to support, […]

PPSR_CORE Metadata Standard

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Overview Over the fall of 2013, organizations supporting citizen science came to a landmark agreement – to share basic information across databases that catalog citizen science projects. The collaborative success for […]

Citizen Science Day announced

Posted on: September 30, 2015

In conjunction with the White House forum, “Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, By the People, For the People,” we are pleased to announce efforts of the Citizen Science Association (CSA) to […]

Efforts underway to share project metadata

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Introducing PPSR_CORE: supporting data sharing and a common understanding of citizen science. As the field of citizen science continues to grow, there is an increasing need to document information about different […]

Working towards inclusion and diversity in the Citizen Science Association

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Diversity and inclusion are prominent topics across fields and are highly relevant to the Citizen Science Association. All the questions about diversity that you’ve been asking? I have them too, so […]