Workshop Materials: How to Create a Citizen Science Kit for Your Library?

Workshop Materials: How to Create a Citizen Science Kit for Your Library? At the end of last year, on November 9th and 10th, 2023, the Let’s Go Green! 2023: The Second NSK International Green Libraries Conference was held at the National and University Library in Zagreb. The conference aimed to showcase examples of good practices, […]

Lessons learned from the CeOS_SE partners’ training activities

One of the main deliverables of the PR3 package, led by University of Turin (UT), partner of the Erasmus+ project Citizen-enhanced Open Science in Southeastern Europe Higher Education, was the training activity combined with a Learning by doing activity to support a genuine experience of Citizen Science (CS) activity. CeOS_SE project makes an effort to […]

Mind the Gap. Why not involve research libraries in Citizen Science?

Since the League of European Research Libraries (LERU) in 2016 recommended that research institutions (where viable) establish a single point of contact for citizen science at research institutions a lot has happened. Or not… Although some services or ‘hubs’ have appeared, the gold rush of Citizen Science running storm against the ivory towers didn’t materialize. […]

Citizen science at ULSIT: A tool for a better world to live in

Citizen science (CS) is a broad field with many aspects that confront the modern world with various challenges. The understanding and functions of the information society depend on the critical interpretation of the activities in this scientific field. ULSIT is a university that preserves spirituality and transmits it through the generations to move into the […]

Roadmap on CeOS in the Balkans

Open Science (OS) and Citizen Science (CS) are two distinct but related concepts that can significantly improve the quality of scientific and innovation outputs, whilst also promoting public engagement with science and technology, openness, and active citizenship.  By promoting transparency and collaboration, OS can help to reduce bias and improve the quality of scientific research […]

Libraries as Implementers of Citizen Science

Libraries can be implementers of Citizen Science and prove to be strong partners in supporting scientific research. To better explain this position to Croatian librarians, Dolores Mumelaš from the National and University Library in Zagreb has written and published a review article titled "Citizen Science and Libraries as its Implementers," and the highlighted conclusions are […]

First CeOS Multiplier Event in Belgrade

Presentation at the CeOS Multiplier Event in Belgrade, Serbia

UNILIB Belgrade is a leader of the PR4 of the CeOS project from February to August 2023. Throughout this period, UNILIB assumed the crucial responsibility of conducting a comprehensive survey involving academic librarians from the Balkan region and Cyprus. The findings of this survey served as a foundation for creating an innovative Roadmap on CeOS […]

Citizen Science: experiences from integrity building

The benefits of Citizen Science come in many shapes and forms. Τhe experience can be universal and accessible as a big part of it is the use of the technology available. Ιt is no coincidence that the recent rise of Citizen Science has coincided with the advancement of technology the last couple of years. Having […]