Colleagues/ I am pleased to announce the availability of my keynote presentation recently given at InSite 2009: The Informing Science + IT Education Joint Conference at Macon State College, Georgia, On June 13 2009 >>> TITLE > InSITE-Connect: A Model For Dynamic Interdisciplinary Interaction ABSTRACT > As prominently stated on its homepage, the Informing Science Institute is "an organization of colleagues helping colleagues ... [that] draw[s] together people ... who teach, research, and use information technologies to inform clients ... [and who] share their knowledge with others," regardless of [their respective] disciplines. While its meetings and publications provide opportunities to communicate, current and emerging online technologies have the potential of facilitating greater collaboration between and among scholars and their publics, regardless of location, time, or academic focus. In this presentation, we will provide an overview of select online professional and social networks, and describe the features and functionalities that can foster more dynamic interaction within the diverse InSITE communities. The presentation will conclude with a demonstration of a proposed online professional network A corrected and revised copy of the original PPT as well as a longer Director's Cut is available from [ http://tinyurl.com/qpfsk6 ] as well as the fulltext of The Most Excellent Conference Papers and the Informing Science Institute homepage (that including open access to its journals, learning objects repository, and previous conference proceedings) !!! << I Wish To Publicly Thank! >> Eli Cohen, Director and Fellow, Informing Science Institute AND Alex Koohang, Dean and Professor, School of Information Technology, Macon State College, For their kind invitation and support to KeyNote at InSite 2009. BTW: InSITE Online Social Networks are in the process of being implemented / Stay Tuned For The Announcement By July 1st [:-)] Enjoy! /Gerry Gerry McKiernan Associate Professor Science and Technology Librarian Iowa State University Library Ames IA 50011 [log in to unmask] There Are No Answers, Only Solutions / Old Irish Saying -- Read the SSP-L Guidelines at http://www.sspnet.org/Member_Center/SSP_List_Server_Guidelines/spage.aspx. To manage your subscription to SSP-L, go to http://lists.sspnet.org:8000. Under anonymous access, enter SSP as the list, and the e-mail address at which you're subscribed, then click Enter NTList. Once logged in, you may unsubscribe, control your profile, or change to digest format (click Action) or view list archives (click Archives).