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Citizen Science: Evaluating Citizen Science

Citizen science allows volunteer non-scientists to participate in data collection and analysis for scientific projects. This guide includes links to existing projects, both nationally and in Illinois.

Evaluation of Citizen Science

Data collected by citizen scientists can be extremely useful for researchers, but how accurate and reliable is it? These articles evaluate data from citizen science projects across a number of disciplines.