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Cite Right – Images

Next in the series is a tough one: images. As noted in the Finding images research guide, the last thing to worry about while writing a paper or preparing a presentation at three in the morning is the credibility and authenticity of the images. Luckily, there is help from Rutgers University Libraries to find and … Read More

Citizen Science, Participatory Science: a Primer

If a lay person with no medical credentials were to try to heal somebody of a serious illness, they would be considered a charlatan and prosecuted. The word “amateur” has a negative connotation in most languages. On the other hand, genealogy research or Wikipedia would not thrive without the participation of enthusiastic non-specialists. How does … Read More