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[InetBib] Citizen Science in Forschungsbibliotheken: Leitfaden der LIBER Citizen Science Working Group
- Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 10:17:52 +0100
- From: "Stefan Wiederkehr \(GMX\) via InetBib" <inetbib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Citizen Science in Forschungsbibliotheken: Leitfaden der LIBER Citizen Science Working Group
Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollgen,
die LIBER Citizen Science Working Group
den ersten Teil ihres auf vier Teile angelegten Leitfadens für Citizen Science
in Forschungsbibliotheken veröffentlicht. Die offizielle Ankündigung in
englischer Sprache finden Sie untenstehend.
Zentralbibliothek Zürich / Mitglied der LIBER Citizen Science Working Group
Citizen Science Skilling for Library Staff, Researchers, and the Public
Part of the four part book series: Citizen Science for Research Libraries — A
Published by the LIBER Citizen Science Working Group
Section Editor Jitka Stilund Hansen
Open access, read online https://doi.org/10.25815/hf0m-2a57
The guide is designed to be a practical toolbox to help run a citizen science
project. It has been put together from contributions by members of the research
library community and has been thoroughly peer-reviewed.
The skilling section focuses on the use of data and this new challenging role
for the library — in public engagement and supporting researchers. The guide
provides a number of step-by-step guides and concrete project examples. In the
guide you will learn about the different roles for citizens in a project,
project management, communication, the use of data and knowledge provided by
citizens, questions of FAIR data, and how scientific literacy can be used for
co-creation and education in citizen science.
Researchers have been branching out into new areas of citizen science as
digital services have pervaded many parts of people’s lives, such as — wearable
health tracking, using data for COVID‑19, and for climate change mitigation and
monitoring. Research libraries are in a unique position to offer up the
frameworks and infrastructures built by the open science movement for wider use
by researchers in society.
Citizen science is quite often closely linked to the creation of data. Citizen
science can be used by the researcher to identify which data may answer their
questions, or in increasing scientific literacy in wider society by attracting
citizens and other stakeholders interested in the data: collecting data,
telling the story of the data, or repurposing data.
Citizen science is a key pillar of open science. The UNESCO Recommendation on
Open Science for the first time creates consensus on definitions and principles
for open science. Citizen science plays a variety of roles in the overall open
science endeavour of the democratization of knowledge.
The guide is part of a themed series of four sections based on the LIBER Open
Science Roadmap that cover the essentials to support citizen science projects:
skills, infrastructures, good practice, and programme development.
Artwork and page spreads:
Contact: Co-Editor-in-Chief: Simon Worthington,
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.