***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Colleagues/ I am pleased to inform you about the launch of a new blog, _CrowdSource: The Power Of The People_ and an associated Global Facebook Group. The CrowdSource blog is devoted to "documentating community-based contributions and potential solutions to any and all economic, scientific, social, and technological issues, problems, and situations, primarily via, but not limited to, a digital environment" and is located at [ http://crowdsourcepower.blogspot.com/ <http://crowdsourcepower.blogspot.com/> ] The CrowdSource Global Facebook Group is intended to serve as a forum and venue in which members can discuss any and all matters relating to Crowdsourcing in any and/or all contexts. [ http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=49413944008 ] BTW: The WebFeed for the CrowdSource blog is [ http://feeds.feedburner.com/CrowdsourcePowerOfThePeople ] The CrowdSource Blog has been seeded with a profile of _Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business_ with links and access to its table of contents / sample chapters / index; a video; and an associated blog. I would greatly appreciate learning of Any and All (Other) Crowdsourcing initiatives, particularly those within librarianship, and science and technology. As noted, the CrowdSource blog is located at [ http://crowdsourcepower.blogspot.com/ <http://crowdsourcepower.blogspot.com/> ] Regards, /Gerry Gerry McKiernan Associate Professor Science and Technology Librarian Iowa State University Library Ames IA 50011 [log in to unmask] There is Nothing More Powerful Than An Idea Whose Time Has Come / Victor Hugo [ http://www.blogger.com/profile/09093368136660604490 ] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.