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Selected Bibliography

Biodiversity Solutions, 2010. Involving people in biological recording.  Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 382. (http://www.ukeof.org.uk/documents/involving-people-in-biological-recording_snh-report382.pdf) (and attached)

Bonney, R., Ballard, H., Jordan, R., McCallie, E., Phillips, T., Shirk, J., and Wilderman, C. C. 2009, Public participation in scientific research: defining the field and assessing its potential for informal science education: Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), Washington, D.C., 58 p. (http://caise.insci.org/uploads/docs/PPSR%20report%20FINAL.pdf)

Catlin-Groves, C.L., 2012, The citizen science landscape: from volunteers to citizen sensors and beyond: International Journal of Zoology, v. 2012, Article ID 349630, 14 p. (doi:10.1155/2012/349630)

Cooper, C. B., J. Dickinson, T. Phillips, and R. Bonney, 2007. Citizen science as a tool for conservation in residential ecosystems. Ecology and Society, 12(2): 11. (http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol12/iss2/art11/)

Currier, S., 2011. Open Science Project: Final Report. JISC Research Communications Strategy Project, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham: 35 p. (http://rcsproject.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/open-science-and-citizen-science-investigating-the-strategic-issues/) (and attached)

Dickinson, J. L., Zuckerberg, B., and Bonter, D. N., 2010, Citizen science as an ecological research tool: challenges and benefits: Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, v. 41, p. 149–172. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-102209-144636)

Duke, M., 2012, Citizen science: DCC Briefing Papers, Digital Curation Centre, Edinburgh. (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/briefing-papers/citizen-science) (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Web%20CitizenScience2012Briefing)

Droege, S., 2007, Just because you paid them doesn’t mean their data are better: Citizen Science Toolkit Conference, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, June 20-23, 2007, 14 p. (http://www.birds.cornell.edu/citscitoolkit/features/resolveuid/ec5b58393f28553698cb6501959e26d4)

Graham, E. A., S. Henderson, and A. Schloss, 2011. Using mobile phones to engage citizen scientists in research. Eos Trans. AGU, 92(38): 313. (http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2011/2011EO380002.shtml)

Haklay M., 2010, How good is volunteered geographical information? A comparative study of OpenStreetMap and Ordnance Survey datasets: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, v. 37, no. 4, p. 682-703. (doi:10.1068/b35097)

Lee, T., M. S. Quinn, and D. Duke., 2006, Citizen, science, highways, and wildlife: using a web-based GIS to engage citizens in collecting wildlife information. Ecology and Society, v. 11, no. 1, article 11. (http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol11/iss1/art11/)

Lepczyk, Christopher A., Owen D. Boyle, Timothy L. Vargo, Philip Gould, Rebecca Jordan, Louis Liebenberg, Susanne Masi, William P. Mueller, Michelle D. Prysby, and Hague Vaughan, 2009. Symposium 18: Citizen science in ecology: the intersection of research and education. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 90: 308-317. (doi:10.1890/0012-9623-90.3.308)  (and attached)

Lyon, L., 2009. Open science at web-scale: Optimising participation and predictive potential. UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) Consultative Report: 45 p. (http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/reports/2009/opensciencerpt.aspx)  (and attached)

Miller-Rushing, A., Primack, R., and Bonney, R., 2012, The history of public participation in ecological research: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution , v. 10, no. 6, p. 285-290. (doi:10.1890/110278)

Nielsen, Michael, 2011. Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 280 p. (http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9517.html)

Robson, Edward S. 2012. Evaluating and Reducing Tort Liability for Digital Volunteers. Washington: The Wilson Center http://www.wilsoncenter.org/sites/default/files/ROBSON_Responding_to_Liability_0.pdf

OpenScientist, 2011, Finalizing a Definition of "Citizen Science" and "Citizen Scientists": OpenScientist Blog, September 3, 2011, OpenScientist.org. (http://www.openscientist.org/2011/09/finalizing-definition-of-citizen.html)

Schwartz, M.D., Betancourt, J.L., and Weltzin, J.F., 2012, From Caprio’s lilacs to the USA National Phenology Network: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, v. 10, no. 6, p. 324–327.  (doi:10.1890/110281)

 Shirk, J. L., H. L. Ballard, C. C. Wilderman, T. Phillips, A. Wiggins, R. Jordan, E. McCallie, M. Minarchek, B. V. Lewenstein, M. E. Krasny, and R. Bonney, 2012, Public participation in scientific research: a framework for deliberate design: Ecology and Society, v. 17, no. 2, article 29. (http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-04705-170229)

Silvertown, J., 2009,  A new dawn for citizen science. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, v. 24, no. 9 p. 467-471. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.03.017)

U.S. Geological Survey

Weltzin, J., 2011. The USA National Phenology Network---Taking the Pulse of Our Planet: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3023, 4 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3023/) (and attached)

Wolf, E.B , Poore, B.S., Caro, H.K., and Matthews, G.D., 2011. Volunteer map data collection at the USGS: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3103, 2 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3103/) (and attached)

Other Bibliographies

Organizations

Project Compilations

"Canned Searches"

Simple Google searches on the phrase "citizen science" + site:.domain_name.

Miscellany

Open Knowledge Foundation: Tools for open science

Projects noted by others.

Courses, tutorials and modules designed to help you implement citizen science programs in educational settings

Assessments

Regulations

Toolkits

Workshop Proceedings

Established Best Practices

Data Management

Data Quality

Attachments

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PDF File 0012-9623-90%2E3%2E308.pdf Lepczyk, C., et al., 2009. Symposium 18: Citizen Science in Ecology: the Intersection of Research and Education. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 90:308–317 Sep 02, 2011 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File USGS-volunteerhandbook.pdf USGS Volunteer Handbook Sep 22, 2011 by ebwolf@usgs.gov
PDF File SocialMediaGuidance_04072010.pdf Whitehouse Guidance on Social Media Sep 22, 2011 by ebwolf@usgs.gov
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet citizen science project category headings.xlsx Three directory's perspective on categories for citizen science projects. May be useful in our search for the varying types of projects we should aim to represent and include. Sep 22, 2011 by Hines, Megan K.
PDF File open-science-report-6nov09-final-sentojisc.pdf Lyon, L., 2009. Open Science at Web-Scale: Optimising Participation and Predictive Potential. UK Joint Information Systems Committee: 45 p. Oct 19, 2011 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File OpenScience_Report-Sarah_Currier.pdf Currier, S., 2011. Open Science Project: Final Report. JISC Research Communications Strategy Project, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham: 35 p. Oct 19, 2011 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File FS11-3103.pdf Wolf, E.B , Poore, B.S., Caro, H.K., and Matthews, G.D., 2011, Volunteer map data collection at the USGS: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3103, 2 p. Oct 25, 2011 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File fs2011-3023.pdf Weltzin, J., 2011. The USA National Phenology Network---Taking the Pulse of Our Planet: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3023, 4 p. Oct 27, 2011 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File ukeof-citizen-science-workshop-report.pdf Citizen Science Observations and Monitoring: Scoping Requirements, Knowledge exchange and finding potential synergies. 27th July 2011 Workshop Report. UK Environmental Observation Framework Mar 26, 2012 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File eea_workshop-report.pdf Workshop on LLTK and Citizen Science: Their Roles in Monitoring and Assessment of the Environment, 27-28 June 2011. European Environment Agency. Mar 26, 2012 by Govoni, David L.
PDF File involving-people-in-biological-recording_snh-report382.pdf Biodiversity Solutions, 2010. Involving People in Biological Recording. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 382. Mar 26, 2012 by Govoni, David L.

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