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Open Science: Citizen Science

A guide to define and explore the domain of Open Science. This includes Open Access, Digital Humanities, Open Data, OERs, Open Notebooks, Open Peer Review, Open Source, Scientific Social Networks, Citizen Science

What is Citizen Science?

Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge. 


Through citizen science, people share and contribute to data monitoring and collection programs. Usually this participation is done as an unpaid volunteer.