8 guidelines for designing virtual citizen science projects

in Citizen + X Workshop: Volunteer-Based Crowdsourcing in Science, Public Health and Government. At HCOMP 2014, Conference proceeding, Pittsburgh, PA

Abstract

Is it unknown how to best design virtual citizen science projects so as to meet the needs of both scientists and volunteers. We present 8 design guidelines that we
developed as a result of common problems we identified in our usability evaluations of 3 Citizen Cyberlab prototypes.