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AAF  
The Academic Applications Forum, supported by Eduserv, provides a forum for discussion of topics related to applications support in the academic environment. Membership is largely, but not exclusively, drawn from Computer Centre staff in the UK University sector. Eduserv CHEST support the Forum and attend all of the meetings, so this Forum provides a valuable means of making them aware of current issues and requirements.

ACB-IT  
This discussion list is for the IT working group of the Association for Clinical Biochemsitry and Laboratory Medicine - the learned society of the profession which supports the educational, scientific and research interests of clinical biochemists and chemical pathologists in the UK.

CAMPUSPACKUK  
Mailing list to support the usergroup for staff using the Learning Objects CampusPack collaboration tools. Please be aware that this list was set up to support UK educational institutions, and although we welcome contributions from global users, some discussions may be UK-centric.

CCPBIOSIM  
CCP-BioSim is an inclusive wide-ranging project, bringing together researchers from all branches of 'molecule-oriented' biochemistry and biology. CCP-BioSim develops and provides training and tools to lower the barrier to non-experts becoming proficient and productive users of biomolecular simulation techniques. This list is intended to support all activities of the CCP-BioSim community.

CCPEM  
The Collaborative Computational Project for electron cryo-microscopy (CCP-EM) supports researchers and software developers in biological EM. This list is intended as a general support forum for the CCP-EM community. It is also the place for asking questions on CCP-EM software, provided by UK-based software developers.

COMMUNITYCCM  
This list is intended to enable librarians, collection managers and others in resource provision to researchers within HE and in institutions holding collections of interest to HE to come together as a community, in order to learn about Copac Collection Management project progress, share best practice, and deply and test the incipient service.

COMPUTERSCIENCE-SUPPORTHEADS  
For use by heads/managers of computer support groups in computer science departments/schools to discuss policies, software, hardware, staffing.

COSECTOR-MUG  
The CoSector Moodle User Group will exist in order to represent CoSector's customers strategic, technical and operational interests with respect to the CoSector's Hosted Moodle service. The group will share good practice amongst the user community, consider and influence future development of the CoSector's service offering, including: product & service improvements, new product development, joint (cross-institutional) development projects, identify user requirements in light of legal, government and operational changes within the UK education sector.

DMF-L  
DMF (Data Migration Facility) service. Used to inform users of changes to the service.

DMPONLINE-USER-GROUP  
A list to enable the community to more easily feed into the development of DMPonline, the DCC's data management planning tool. This list will act as a place to share ideas for future development and to feedback on plans.

DSANET-EDINBURGH  
A forum created for HE & FE staff, based in and around the Edinburgh area, who are involved in the Disabled Students Allowance process and the ongoing support of students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties.

E-RESEARCH-SUPPORT  
This list has been retained 13/05/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Created on behalf of the CURL/SCONUL Task Force on E-Research for the dissemination of information between nominated contacts in SCONUL libraries.

EIS-IRIDIS-ANNOUNCE  
This list is for users of the Iridis HPC system at Southampton who are from member institutions of the e-Infrastructure South Consortium. http://www.einfrastructuresouth.ac.uk/ The purpose of the list is to keep users informed of status changes and other updates to the Iridis system.

EMIN-DATABASE-ANNOUNCE  
This list has been retained 21/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list E-minerals database users list so that the Database Administrators can advise users of planned downtime.

ESC-CPOSS-SUPPORT  
This list has been retained 30/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list To be used by external institutions to report faults, problems and queries with CPOSS project software.

ESC-IDMAN-ANNOUNCE  
This list has been retained 21/04/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list STFC Facilities Id Manager Application announcements for downtime of database

ESDS-GOVSURVEYS  
This list has been retained 28/03/2017 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list JISCmail list for those using and/or interested in the large-scale government datasets. List owned by ESDS government data service.

FLAME-USERS  
This list has been retained 07/08/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list announcements, discussions, questions for FLAME users

FORCINEL  
This list is to provide user support, announcements, and feedback relating to the FORCinel software package: a free set of analysis tools for the rock magnetism community for the processing of first order reversal curve FORC diagams.

GRIDPP-SUPPORT  
A list for the discussion of support issues related to using GridPP provided resources

GRIDPP3D-DATABASE-ANNOUNCE  
GridPP 3D database users list so that the Database Administrators can advise users of planned downtime.

HANDHELD  
This list has been retained 31/05/2017 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A discussion list for the use of smartphones and tablets in UK teaching and research, across FE/HE institutions.

HEWIT-IG  
Mailing list for members of technical staff providing IT Infrastructure Services at Welsh Higher Education institutions that are members of the HEWIT group.

HRSYSTEMS  
For HR professionals with a responsibility for systems and reporting to: - share practice and knowledge - ask questions and learn from other colleagues - raise ideas for events

HW-IS-ALERTS  
Externally hosted mailing list for service failure alerts circulated to HW Information Services managers. Members of the list will mail this list 24x7 to alert each other to service disruptions so that appropriate responses can be invoked.

IALONLINE  
This list has been retained 25/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The list is to enable IAL transformation fund projects to share information, best practice and seek peer-to-peer support.

ICE  
To describe, swap knowledge about, and develop teaching and training strategies and practice in the area of (digital) curation, preservation, archival practice and records management.

ITSUPPORT  
A forum for staff involved in supporting IT in the UK academic community and beyond.

JANET-TRAINING  
This list has been retained 02/10/2017 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The new mailing list can be found at www.jiscmail.ac.uk/JISC-TRAINING List set up to distribute invitations to attend Jisc training courses. Discussion of training requirements for those using the Jisc Services new courses, locations, course frequencies, are welcomed.

JISC-TRAINING  
List set up to distribute invitations to attend Jisc training courses. Discussion of training requirements for those using the Jisc Services new courses, locations, course frequencies, are welcomed.

JORUM-UPDATE  
This list has been retained 17/10/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Announcements relating to the Jorum Service. Including relevant events and important news surrounding open educational resources (OER) for FE & HE.

LIS-SYS-REVIEWS  
An informal forum for library and information professionals who are supporting researchers and students who are conducting systematic reviews and structured literature searches

M25-IT-TRAINERS  
This list has been retained 05/06/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A regional group for IT trainers working in the south-east and for anyone else willing to travel to the south-east for meetings. The group will hold informal meetings to share ideas and experiences as well as making use of online discussions.

MARSHALLACM-USERS  
This list has been retained 22/04/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list For users of MarshallACM online D & E training and Equality Impact Assessment tool to exchange feedback and improve products for HEIs

MONTE-CARLO  
This list has been retained 25/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list provides a general discussion forum for users and developers of Monte Carlo codes. It is also a means of announcing meetings and training courses which may be of interest to the UK Monte Carlo community.

MOODLE-FE  
Mailing list to support the development of Moodle in the UK Further Education sector.

NELE  
A list for members of the North East Learning Environments (NELE) group to enhance communication and collaboration amongst the group members. Set up in 2000 the group was formed by the HE institutions of Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Teesside and Sunderland in order to help choose a VLE. To date we include all feeder FE institutions into these Universities and invite guests from other institutions in the locale.

NGS-USERS  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list

NISCHR-REDA  
This mailing list is for the purpose of group communication between members of the NISCHR ReDA user group.

NMWG  
The Numerical Modelling Working Group consists of the numerical modelling support team at the British Atmospheric Data Centre and the NCAS Computational Modelling Support team based at the University of Reading

OPASUSERS  
For users of OPAS/eOPAS to share knowledge and experience in use of the software and to provide coherent feedback to the software developer to help meet the needs and expectations of occupational health services in the higher education sector.

PIPNETWORK  
A network of University of Leeds and Third Sector organisations involved with the University of Leeds Positive Impact Partners (PIP) Programme.

PROSOLUTION  
This list is for users of the ProSolution Student Management and Information System to discuss, share problems and solutions.

QL-HE-TECH  
This list has been retained 24/11/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A private list for IT/IS Technical Staff and Managers in HE who deliver the QL Suite of software to University/College Administration. This list is to provide a more technical discussion forum than that provided by the QLF - Finance, QLS Student Record and QLP - HR lists.

QLEXAMSUSERGROUP  
A UK-wide user group for the Unit 4 QL Exams Module in the Further Education community.

RESOURCE-LINK  
This list will allow Higher Education Institutions who use Resource Link to discuss problems and offer each other solutions and advice.

RSC-SCOTLAND-TECHNICAL-FORUM  
This list has been retained 09/03/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list IT Technical Managers of FE Colleges & HEIs across Scotland.

SEEBIBYTE-USERS  
Newsletter for SEEBIBYTE project (seebibyte.org) computer vision tools for the digital humanities. For discussion, visit https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/seebibyte- users

SELECT-EDUCATION  
This list is available to all education establishments who use the Select HR applications to share advice and good practice and have a collective voice when making suggestions to Select HR for amendments and enhancements

SIXSTEPS  
The Six Steps programme supports public and educational library services in providing accessible services with minimal barriers for visually impaired users.

SOCIOTECH-INTERACTIONDESIGN  
Our key interest is how knowledge from the qualitative social sciences, such as Sociology of Technology, Activity Theory or Discourse Analysis, can contribute to the design and evaluation of the ubiquitous, pervasive and social proxy dimensions of technology. This includes an interest on how the usefulness of systems is socially constructed and culturally shaped.

SPACESYNTAX-TOOLKIT  
Mailing list for users and developers of the Space Syntax Toolkit for QGIS, to ask questions, discuss the use and applications, and make suggestions.

SRB-BBSRC-DATABASE-ANNOUNCE  
This list has been retained 23/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list SRB BBSRC database users list so that the Database Administrators can advise users of planned downtime

SRB-DEPT-DATABASE-ANNOUNCE  
This list has been retained 23/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Notification of SRB downtime for CSE, SRD and CLF

SSLUSERGROUP  
This list is for the users of a suite of products dedicated to collections and information management and retrieval, produced by specialist software developers System Simulation.

TECH-DIS  
This list has been retained 30/06/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is for those using technology to enhance accessibility in HE/FE

TRACTOR  
This list is for announcements and discussions relating to the TractoR software package for magnetic resonance imaging and tractography.

TRAINING-MARKETPLACE-UPDATES  
Automated mails will be sent to users when a gadget is updated so that they can re-download the relevant gadget to obtain the updates

TSM-USERS  
The list supports the econometrics package Time Series Modelling, to disseminate news about new releases, ask and answer questions and share code and information.

TUG  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The focus of the iTUG list is to provide an independent support framework for problems and issues, exchange of ideas and good practice, provide opportunities for collaboration and exchange of learning materials for use within the TekniCAL Virtual Campus VLE.

UCISA-SSG  
The UCISA Support Services Group (SSG) brings together those with an interest in supporting, advising and training users of information, communication and learning technologies in HE. See: http://www.ucisa.ac.uk/groups/ssg. The UCISA-SSG mailing list is open to individuals from Full or Affiliate member organisations (http://www.ucisa.ac.uk/membersdirectory.aspx) and provides a forum for sharing information and discussion on specific topics of interest to the Support Services Community.

UCISA-SSG-LIAISON  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used for discussions on issues relating to liaison/relationship management between central information services and their host HE institution. Sublist of UCISA-SSG@jiscmail.ac.uk

ULN-FE  
This list has been retained 15/03/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is intended to support the implementation and potential uses of the Unique Learner Number in Further Education. The list will provide a way for colleges to communicate concerns, ideas and new uses for the ULN.

VALIDATEHEIS  
This list is to form a wider group for the Service Users of the tool 'Validate', which is used at UK HEI's to streamline the Right to Study and Right to Work procedures. The tool is allowing Universities to greater enhance the Enrolment and Registration procedures by ensuring all students are included in the Enrolment processes (instead of specifically targetting a subset). This group is to benefit from the work done by service users in enhancing the client to better serve our student population.

VISHARWELL  
Visualisation Interest Group at Harwell Campus, involving large facility scientists from STFC, Diamond Light Source, ESA, and any other organisations or companies who are interested in visualisation technologies, advances, services and developments on the Campus. Topics include scientific image analysis, visual analytics techniques for data analysis, and innovative use of large visualisation displays and VR/AR technologies for big volume, high fidelity data analysis and exploration, uncertainty analysis.

WELSH-HEI-WEB  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A discussion group for web professionals based in Welsh Higher Education institutions.

WINDOWS-UK  
This list covers any issues to do with the support and deployment of all versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems in UK HE and FE, and applications run on such systems. Discussion of Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2016, 2012, 2008 etc, along with Microsoft Office, Exchange, Office 365, Sharepoint etc is welcome. The mechanisms for delivering Windows to machines (imaging/provisioning) as well as applications to users (installing, streaming etc) are also fine here.

WMATRIX  
This list is intended to support users who are using corpus based methods in the humanities, social science and computer science disciplines, in particular corpus linguistics, conceptual history and natural language processing, via the Wmatrix toolkit.