Libraries as Community Hubs for Citizen ScienceWelcome to Hour 2! Libraries as Community Hubs for Citizen Science is an MLA CE-Approved course and is now listed in appropriate MEDLIB-ED catalogs of scheduled courses!(logged in but haven’t completed Foundations badge)= 0">(logged in, completed Foundations badge)Calling all librarians! Upon completion of the Foundations of Citizen Science badge, you are eligible to earn two continuing education classes.By following the step-by-step instructions below, you will complete these objectives:
Recognize why engaging the public in citizen science is a critical component of library life-long learning efforts.
Identify strategies for selecting the right citizen science programs and projects for your patrons/community.
Identify resources and strategies that libraries can use to implement citizen science projects/programs in their communities.
Identify resources and strategies that libraries can use to train staff, interest patrons, and sustain engagement throughout their community.
Recognize ways to leverage local libraries as community hubs for citizen science
Determine how to implement appropriate strategies for your library.
Complete this self-guided tutorial and quiz. Score an 80% or higher to move onto the next steps towards earning your certificate and badge!