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New Journal Announcement, Citizen Science: Theory and Practice

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

New Journal Announcement, Citizen Science: Theory and PracticeGarryRogers:

This journal is intended to be by scientists for scientists.  Still, there might be an occasional practical insight or useful tidbit.  Probably worth a bookmark.

Originally posted on Citizen Science Association:

Call for papers–Inaugural Issue and beyond

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is a new open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Citizen Science Association. It focuses on advancing the field of citizen science by providing a venue for citizen science practitioners and researchers—e.g., scientists, information specialists, conservation managers, community health organizers, educators, evaluators, urban planners, citizen scientists, and more—to share best practices in conceiving, developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining projects that facilitate public participation in scientific endeavors in any discipline.

We believe that a central space for scholarly exchanges across disciplines will provide greater visibility for citizen science and will help to strengthen and advance this rapidly growing field. The multi-disciplinary journal will ensure that key insights and exchanges can become part of an expanding body of broadly accessible academic scholarship rather than being shared narrowly among citizen science practitioners, evaluators, and funders within their existing…

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