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We’re using a new online citation management tool, Zotero, put out by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. The basic features of the system are fantastic, including quick imports of full citations via DOI or ISBN numbers. It makes retrieving, importing, and exporting citations a snap, even between computers. And […]

The Empirical Citizen

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The Christian Science Monitor this week highlighted a story about “citizen scientists” who, as amateurs, contribute individual observations to a larger database in order to track scientific and social trends. Project Budburst was featured in the article, a group that organizes citizen scientists to report data on the blooming of trees, shrubs, and other plants […]