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Descriptive online resources for each of the steps.

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Handbooks, manuals, primers... there is a wealth of expertise available online. We compile links to other organizations who offer detailed advice for aspects of project development. These links act as bookmarks to a specific chapter... to access some of these resources in their entirety, try our Broad Resources page. Or look for citations of print publications in our reference database.

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 Choose a question 

 Form a team

 Refine protocols

 Recruit participants  

 Train participants

 Accept data

 Analyze data

 Disseminate results

 Measure effects


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Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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