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2016

  1. Getting Started

    This hub is pretty complex- it has a lot of features, and there is quite a lot to see. I thought a cheat sheet might help! From registration to submitting a resource, a lot of major features are covered in these seven pages. Some highlights are below. Access the latest guide here and for more...

  2. The Science of Team Science conference: 2016

    This year’s SciTS conference took place in Phoenix, AZ. Given that I live in Maryland and we were nearing the end of over a month of rain, visiting the desert was a lovely break from the Mid-Atlantic’s non-stop impression of the Pacific North West. The conference opened with keynote...

  3. History of citizen science: crowdsourcing.

      Today we will discuss the rise of crowdsourcing.  Crowdsourcing is a relatively new term having been widely popularized by a 2006 Wired article by Jeff Howe.  Merriam-Webster defines crowdsourcing as “the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by...

  4. Welcome!

    Hello! Welcome to CitSciBio, a hub for people interested in biomedical citizen science and crowdsourcing! To give you a sense of what we’re all about, I’ve included our mission statement from the About section below: The Biomedical Citizen Science Hub is sponsored by...