Thomas Jefferson, lifelong citizen scientist, would have loved this new effort by the University of Virginia! Just think how much participants will learn about the world’s biological collections while helping with this project:
This is where you come in: the Notes from Nature transcription project is a citizen science platform built to address this problem by inviting people of all ages and in all geographic locations to participate in the digitization of the world’s biological collections one record at a time! The data made accessible to research through this process will almost certainly lead to new discoveries and understanding about how the world around us works and changes.
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