Talk:North American Students of Cooperation
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Nothing in this article speaks to the notability of the subject as required by WP:CORP and there are no independent references. It also reads like a press release from the organisation itself. – ukexpat (talk) 20:18, 13 February 2009 (UTC) Very good points. As to notability, a quick Google News search turned up one article in a major paper, half of which is devoted to NASCO.
- Emma Brown (August 2, 2008). "Cheaper by the dozen". Boston Globe.
That is a start. A more in depth search in a library will turn up independent references. I can't work on it now (and I know little about the organization, except that the North American cooperative movement considers it important, and has inducted at least one NASCO official into its hall of fame.) Whoever does the library search should take that as an opportunity to write it in a less promotional manner.
--Hroðulf (or Hrothulf) (Talk) 21:06, 13 February 2009 (UTC) A couple more refs from nationally noted papers. The second (and a few more on Google News) are hidden behind registrations and subscriptions.
Hope that helps editors that come along behind us to improve the article. --Hroðulf (or Hrothulf) (Talk) 21:09, 13 February 2009 (UTC) Here is another link to a secondary source: http://www.thecooperativefoundation.org/programs_leadership.htm For the Kagawa Fund (a specific activity listed in the article) there is this link, with relevant content at the bottom of the page: http://www.cdf.coop/revolvingloans For coverage of the internship network (a specific activity listed in the article) there is this link, with relevant content at the bottom of the page: http://www.madisoncommunity.coop/policy.cfm?SectionID=21 Another reference to NASCO is here: http://www.ncba.coop/resources.cfm?rcatid=3 A library search would be necessary for more - and it's likely that campus newspapers are one of the more common sources of coverage, considering the organization's focus on campus communities. My $0.02 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 08:34, 1 March 2009 (UTC)