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1994ITGROUP  
This list is used by the IT Directors of 1994 Group universities to work together to improve information systems and information services within member institutions.

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.

ADLIB-USERS  
A discussion list for Adlib software users in archives, libraries and museums to keep in touch with each other and to share ideas, tips and best practice

ADS  
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 Academic Database User Group mailing list

ADS-ALL  
Superlist for the ads- (Archaeology Data Service) suite of discussion lists. The Archaeology Data Service exists to support teaching learning and research with digital data in archaeology. It collects, describes, catalogues, preserves, and provides user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research. The discussion list provides a forum in which the ADS can inform interested parties about recent developments at the ADS, and encourages debate on relevant issues ofcomputing in archaeology.

AFELG-DIS  
Discussion forum for people involved in Archives and Education

ANTEQUEERIANS  
There are contested categories in the history of lgbtq studies involving the extent to which modern concepts may be roled back into history. This list will assemble evidence showing cultural diversity across information spaces but with the intention to enhance theory and practice through building new information processing tools.

ANTIVIRUS  
This discussion list is to facilitate the sharing of: problems, experiences and ideas surrounding Anti Virus issues.

APMLIBRARIES-DISCUSSION  
Discussion list for staff and researchers working in small libraries/archives within larger organisations to promote sharing skills, knowledge and resources and to increase knowledge of the collections held by their respective institutions.

ARCHIVES-DISCOVERY-NETWORK  
This list is to kick-start the development of the UK Archives Discovery Network, through liaison with HE and other public sector archives. The list will be used for development of the supporting framework to which partners will contribute projects.

ARCHIVES-WALES  
This list is a forum for discussion about issues relating to archives in Wales.

ARCHIVING2012  
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 This list co-ordinates the activities of those making, using, archiving and preserving digital objects created during the 2012 Olympiad.

ARM-RESEARCH  
This list has been retained 11/05/2016. 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 forum for discussion and stimulation of research and development of archives and records management ARM theory and professional practice, principally in the UK. Particularly providing UK ARM research students with a supportive environment, while welcoming all ARM practitioners with similar aims.

ASLIBLOBBY  
This list has been retained 25/09/2015. 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 A list to support identification of issues upon which the Association for Information Management (ASLIB) should lobby, and how that lobbying should be rolled out.

ATHENSDA  
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 A discussion list for organisations that have already or are considering implementing AthensDA.

AX-SNET  
This list is used by members of AX-SNet to share information and research on archive users and access.

BEDERNGROUP  
This is for communication between members of the 'Bedern Group' concerned with harmonising practice and exchange between UK cultural heritage focused digital archives.

BL-LABS  
The mailing/discussion list for the Mellon Funded British Library Labs project.

BLFDEVGROUP  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 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 A list to facilitate the discussion and sharing of ideas, information and documents for the BLF Development Group

BOX-IN-ACADEMIA  
Deploying and managing Box Cloud Enterprise Storage (www.box.com) in an academic environment comes with the "usual set of challenges". This list is to share ideas and solutions.

BRISSKIT-ANNOUNCE  
Announcement list for BRISSKit project. Please see http://www.brisskit.le.ac.uk for details of national HEFCE/JISC funded project to provide mature open source biomedical research database applications over the Janet and secure NHS networks.

BRM-IT  
This is a list for the Business Relationship Management (BRM) community in Higher Education IT to facilitate sharing of knowledge and best practice regarding the BRM process and role in IT Service Management.

BSG-IT  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 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 The BSG Information Sub-committee advises the Society's membership on information management and technology as implemented in the NHS. It maintains intelligence on key national and international initiatives of relevance. The Committee addresses the educational and training needs of practising gastroenterologists and nominates representatives to sit on national IT projects such as HRG's and clinical terms and language projects. The Sub-committee reports to the BSG Clinical Services and Standards Committee.

CAIRO-PS  
List for the core project team in the JISC-funded CAIRO project accross three institutions.

CATALOGUING-WALES  
A list to discuss and share information, resources and training opportunities for library staff who catalogue or use metadata and who are based in Wales.

CELCAT  
Discussion group for users of the Celcat timetabling/room booking and attendance packages.

CILIP-CDG-SW-EVENTS  
Open list for anyone who is a member of the CILIP South West Member Network. Members are encouraged to participate in this group by contributing to the planning of and attending events for library and information workers and retired members in the South West of England.

CILIPSTAYSIDE  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 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 All registered members of CILIPS (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland) who live or work in Tayside (Perth & Kinross, Dundee and Angus) can join this list to hear about Branch news, events and share information of interest.

CILIPTHAMESVALLEY  
Discussion and announcements from CILIP in the Thames Valley, which holds regular meetings, visits and networking opportunities for members of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire areas.

CITINETSG  
This list has been retained 28/07/2014 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 This list supports the development of the CITINET Steering Group, and is used to enable discussion, debate and dissemination to and among SG members (listed at http://www.citinet.org.uk/ )

CNA  
This list has been retained 28/07/2014 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 This list is in support of the 'Community Network Analysis and ICTs: Bridging and Building Community Ties' project.

COGNOSHEUG  
This list has been retained 12/05/2016. 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 communication forum for the members of the Cognos UK HE Usergroup.

COLLECTION-DESCRIPTION  
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 The collection-description mailing list was used to exchange information related to the description of collections of resources. The list supported the work of the UK Collection Description Focus in developing consensus in order to ensure consistency and compatibility of approaches across projects and domains. The list was active from 2001 to 2006.

COLLECTIONS-STUDENT-LEARNING  
A growing number of researchers and practitioners are exploring ways in which HE and FE students can engage with collections. This list seeks to bring together those who are developing theory and practice in this area with the aim of raising awareness of current developments and facilitating collaborative projects.

CPD25-NEWS  
This cpd25 Jisc list will update M25 members and other interested parties on forthcoming events, visits and cpd25 news.

CROWDSOURCING  
This group is an open discussion forum for those interested in crowd sourcing as an academic methodology. It is likely to include both academics using crowd sourcing, and contributors to crowd sourcing projects.

CROWDSOURCING  
This group is an open discussion forum for those interested in crowd sourcing as an academic methodology. It is likely to include both academics using crowd sourcing, and contributors to crowd sourcing projects.

CRS  
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 The CRS list is used for the dissemination of information relating to the Census Registration Service and for discussion of the service.

CSL  
Directors of Careers Services at HEIs in the London area

CUKLT  
A mailing list for individuals working in the UK Conservatoires as e-learning/learning technologies professionals

D2D  
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 The list is for discussion between members of the project team for the Discovery to Delivery JISC funded project.

DCC-DEVELOPMENT  
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 This list will be used by the development team of the Digital Curation Centre. .

DCC-PEER-REVIEW  
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 This list will be used to communicate between members of the DCC and the DCC Curation Manual Peer Review Panel members.

DIGIMAP-FORUM  
This list has been retained 07/11/2013 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 Discussion forum to support all users of the EDINA Digimap service.

DIGIMAP-SUPPORT  
List for local support staff of the EDINA Digimap service. The list will be used to inform those who support the service (support staff, academics and postgraduates) of upcoming events, training and changes to the service that may affect support material, lesson plans, etc.

DIGIMAR  
The Digimar mailing list is to be used for the discussion of the furthering of digital development among Marine Science Libraries.

DIGITISATION-HAGUE-2009  
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 A restricted list to assist with organising the EBLIDA - LIBER Digitisation conference in October 2009

DIGITISATION-SURVEY  
This list will be used specifically in the implementation of theme 4 of our strategic plan, 2008-2011, regarding the coordination and funding of digitisation activity. Sublist of RLUK-ALL

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.

DRAMBORA  
DRAMBORA is a risk management toolkit to support the assessment of digital repositories. It was developed with support from the JISC and the European Community by the HATII at the University of Glasgow on behalf of the Digital Curation Centre (UK) and DigitalPreservationEurope.

DSPACE  
A list to facilitate discussion between members of the DSpace UK & Ireland User group. DSpace is a repository software package adopted by more than a dozen UK & Irish HE institutions to support their Institutional Repository.

DSTTLONDON  
DSTTLondon is the mailing list of the Digital Scholarship Think Tank of the University of London

DUPLICATE-JOURNALS  
This public list will further the service provided by lis-medjournal-duplicates (which covers medical/nursing titles) by extending it to cover all subjects. Libraries or institutions in the UK can offer their duplicates to others, and hopefully fill their own gaps by obtaining some in return.

E-BOOK-BIBACCESS  
This list has been retained 04/09/2015 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 The list is to support discussion of issues associated bibliographic access and legal deposit of e-books.

E-BOOKS-FOR-FE  
Mailing list, providing information on the e-books for FE Project. The e-books for FE project will deliver: · A robust e-books platform for the delivery of e-books · Significant Core Collections of e-books relevant to the FE curriculum across the UK as taught in FE · JISC Collections’ e-select Framework Agreement to enable FE colleges to build upon the centrally funded Core Collections to allow collection building at a local level, to ensure that every FE college in the UK can provide its students with a highly relevant, usable and accessible digital library.

E-BOOKS-FOR-FE-PROJECT-BOARD  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. 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 Mailing list, for members of the e-books for FE Project Board

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.

EBSUSERS  
A collection of Colleges and Universities around the country that use Fretwell Downing Education Business Systems

EDUROAM-UK  
This list is for general discussion on matters relating to the Jisc eduroam(UK) service.

EO-DATA  
This list is for the disussion and sharing of good pratice around the monitoring of Equal Ops data

ERIS  
This list has been retained 01/08/2014 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 This list is intended to provide a forum for discussion among the project partners concerning ERIS (Enhancing Repository Inrastructure in Scotland) project

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.

ESDS-INTERNATIONAL  
This list has been retained 15/05/2017 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 Economic & Social Data Service (ESDS) International mailing list to disseminate information to its users including information on new releases, updates, courses and workshops.

ESPA-NETWORK  
This group is the members of the Education Sector PA Network.

ESPA-SG  
Education Sector PA (ESPA)Network Steering Group List - the group acts on behalf of the network to organise training and conference for the education sector PAs

ESTATES-RECORDS-AND-INFORMATION  
This list is for everyone involved in managing information, including physical and electronic records, related to university estates departments. This includes managing building manuals, drawings, maintenance records, and photographs; BIM; records related to tenders, space charging, contracts; and more.

FEDORA-UKI  
This list is for UK & Irish users of the Fedora digital repository software. The UK and Ireland User Group holds occasional meetings etc and the list is primarily intended to support domestic arrangements, not technical queries.

FOI-WALES  
This list has been retained 04/11/2014 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 is intended for staff in further and higher education in Wales to share information and discussion relating to the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and related issues e.g. Data Protection and Records Management. It is owned by RSC Wales http://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/wales.

FOLIO  
This list has been retained 13/05/2015. 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 by staff at ScHARR to deliver courses to healthcare librarians under the Folio Project, which is funded by SHALL.

FORELISE  
This list has been retained 25/11/2013 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 List to support FORELISE, Forestry Libraries and Information Services: a collaborative network of forest-related collections.

FORUMFORINTERLENDING  
The Forum for Interlending mailing list is a discussion list for members of the Forum for Interlending and is dedicated to all aspects of interlending and document supply.

GOOGLE-APPS  
In light of the specific Sector Agreement negotiated by Janet, this list is for the community to discuss Google Apps for Education and share experiences. Membership of this list includes the UK research and education community and persons from Google.

HASSET-THESAURUS  
A discussion list for the UK Data Archive's thesaurus products (the Humanities and Social Science Electronic Thesaurus/European Language Social Science Thesaurus).

HEA-OERINTERNATIONAL  
The purpose of this community of practice is for HEA OER International project leads/teams to communicate with each other and with the HEA OER International management team during the lifecycle of the project. The list is used as a bulletin noticeboard and for announcements, sharing project experiences,project plans and reporting.

HEACADEMYUPDATES  
This list has been retained 01/08/2014. 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 List for HE Academy subject centre events and updates to be posted.

HEALTH-ARCHIVES-RECORDS-GROUP  
raise the profile of records and archival issues within the health sector #facilitate the networking, collaborating and sharing of information #contribute to the development of standards and best practice promote the use and value of health archives and records

HEALTH-SERVICES-RESEARCH  
A Superlist for the International and NHS Health Services Research Community. Conferences, Seminar News, Researcher Jobs etc.

HEDIIP  
This list is used by HEDIIP for notifications and for discussion about the programme.

HELF  
This list is a discussion area for Heads of e-Learning working in HE. The list is primarily for discussion of strategic issues relating to the embedding of e-learning.

HELIX-MEDIAL-USER-GROUP  
This list is to support the FE & HE community who use the Helix/Medial Media Library product within their institution. The aim of the list is to allow users to share good practice, ask questions and compare experiences of using the product.

HLG-MEMBERS  
HLG-MEMBERS is an open list run by the Health Libraries Group HLG of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals CILIP. It provides a forum for HLG members to discuss HLG business, such as publicising forthcoming events and exchanging information of interest and relevance to HLG members.

HLSI-METADATA  
This list has been retained 17/02/2016. 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 used by members of the HLSI Metadata Focus Group to communicate developments and share metadata experiences and issues.

HONNI-CONSULTATIVE-GROUP  
This list is used by Queen's University Medical Library to discuss issues related to the development of the Health on the net Northern Ireland (HONNI) website.

HYDROINFORMATICS  
This list is used by the European Geophysical Union Hydrological Sciences Sub-Division on Hydroinformatics to make announcements to Further and Higher Education and the research community about its strategy, services, programmes, publications and projects.

HYPHEN-SOCIETY  
Hyphen-Society is committed to the promotion of an understanding of the role of the smallest, atomic, units of meaning in computer based information systems, and the damage caused by failure in this.

IAG-NEHSN  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 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 This list is for members of NEHSN, to discuss and share information, that will assist in the progression of Vocational Learners.

IAG-RSCEM  
Information advice and guidance is on the cusp of significant change. Managers will have to grapple with new accountabilities and expectations in relation to all age guidance and financial resources will be squeezed. We will have to find new, innovative and more cost efficient ways of doing things. For more information please visit: This list is a sub-list of JISC-SOUTH-AND-EAST-FE

IL-OERS  
This mailing list is for discussion around the topic of developing, sharing and re-use of open educational resources on information literacy

INF11-REPO-FORUM  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 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 list to support a group of JISC projects that are working with Repositories on a national scale. This includes UKCoRR (United Kingdom Council of Research Repositories), RSP (Repositories Support Project), WRN-EP (Welsh Repository Network Enhancement Project), ERIS (Enhancing Repository Infrastructure in Scotland) and UKOLN (UK Office for Library and Information Networking)

INFOGOV  
Areas of discussion will include - defining information governance, how organisations can learn from each other, how to share documentation

INFOLAWPOLICY  
Information law and policy research and practice: discussion and announcements. This list communicates and support the work of scholars and practitioners specialising in information law and policy, including legal topics such as data protection, freedom of information, defamation, intellectual property and misuse of private information. Broader themes of interest include access to information and digital information sharing and communication. This mailing list is unmoderated and content reflects the views of those who post to the list and not of any organisation. The archives are available to view online by registered members of the list. Any messages posted to the list are subject to the JISCMail acceptable use policy, which states that users should avoid engaging in unreasonable behaviour, or disrupting the general flow of discussion on a list.

IRI-SCOTLAND-FOCUS  
This list has been retained 13/08/2014 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 This list is intended to provide a forum for discussion among the project partners concerning IRIScotland focus group activity project

ISJ  
Information Society and Justice (ISJ) is a biennial peer-review journal based in the Department of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) at the London Metropolitan University. It seeks to provide a proactive space for critical discussion of the issues around information, society and justice.

JANET-EVENTS  
This list has been retained 06/05/2016. 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 used by JANET (UK) to announce their events and conferences to members of the education and research community.

JANETNEWS-ONLINE  
This list has been retained 06/05/2016. 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 Janet News is produced three times a year (January, May, October) and aimed at anyone who is interested in reading the latest developments from Janet and the wider research and education community. Each issue includes: News Community news and interviews Features Technical articles (including the regular CSIRT and Legal & Regulatory articles) Events and Training dates Recent issues have included articles on: Janet6 updates Network resilience, Primary nameserver service, Improved videoconferencing, eduroam consultancy, Future of Telephony in the cloud Mobile security, Password security Financial case for shared service, cloud suppliers announcement, Microsoft 365 EU Data Protection proposals, Cookies legislation, website liability Interviews with Arthur Spirling MBE, Professor Martyn Harrow, Dr Malcolm Read OBE, Paula Vickers, Nicola Dandridge & Christine Sexton Janet's Information architecture

JASIG-UK  
This list is intended to support the activities of institutions in the UK working with the international JA-SIG, and its developments such as the Open Source uPortal institutional portal.

JISC-DRM  
This list is intended for discussion of issues affecting digital rights management (DRM) in the UK HE and FE communities. This encompasses all aspects of DRM including recognition, assertion, expression, dissemination, exposure and enforcement of rights.

JISC-HESA-BUSINESS-INTEL  
This list is used by Jisc and HESA to assist in the design, development and ultimately the launch of a National business intelligence service.

JISC-INNOVATION  
This list has been retained 30/03/2016. 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 a list for discussion of the distributed national electronic resource (dner). the dner is a managed environment for accessing quality assured information resources on the internet which are available from many sources. these resources include scholarly journals, monographs, textbooks, abstracts, manuscripts, maps, music scores, still images, geospatial images andother kinds of vector and numeric data, as well as moving picture and sound collections. for more information about the dner please see http://www.jisc.ac.uk/dner/

JISC-ISLAMIC-STUDIES  
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 A list for projects related to Islamic Studies funded by JISC

JISC-LONDON-HE  
The list is used by staff at the small HE institutions, which are supported by the JISC RSC for London, for disseminating information about events, workshops, conferences, etc.

JISC-METADATA  
Discussion forum for project members working with metadata (descriptive, structural or preservation) and associated standards. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to: metadata production, procedures, tools and programming, evaluation et cetera. <HTML> Discussion forum for project members working with metadata (descriptive, structural or preservation) and associated standards. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to: metadata production, procedures, tools and programming, evaluation et cetera. </HTML>

JISC-SHIBBOLETH  
This list is used for general discussion regarding the introduction of a Shibboleth-based authentication and authorisation system within the UK's higher and further education and research communities.

JISC-SHIBBOLETH-ANNOUNCE  
This list has been retained 10/08/2015. 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 This list is used for posting announcements regarding the introduction of a Shibboleth-based authentication and authorisation system within the UK's higher and further education and research communities.

JISC-TSW  
This list has been retained 10/08/2015. 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 The aim of Technology and Standards Watch is to keep track of developments in information technology and communications that can be expected to have high impact on the core business of Further and Higher Education in the next few years.

JISCINFONET  
This list has been retained 24/03/15. 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 infoNet is one of Jisc's advisory services, helping organisations in higher education, further education and skills to operate effectively, get best value for money and deliver excellent quality learning, teaching and research through a range of online guidance and direct support. This list is used to notify members of new resources and initiatives and other related business, usually in the form of a monthly round-up.

JISCSTORE  
A list for those interested in the app store and being involved in piloting activities

KIS-UPDATE-ALERT  
This list is used to notify users of the KIS/Unistats open-access data set when updated versions are made available. Users may then download the latest version from the HESA website.

LAKE-MONITORING  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 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 This is the official list of the UK Lake Ecological Observatory Network - a group formed in 2008 to bring together UK academic and research communities working with in-lake monitoring systems - particularly LDMS buoys.

LARD-LONDON  
Networking group for those involved in RDM support in London and the South East of England.

LBS-UK  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 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 This is a forum meant to share and generate research interests in Location Based Services and Mobile GIS

LIB-RFID-UK  
A discussion list for UK education, learning and research related organisations, who have implemented, or are thinking of implementing, RFID technology in their Libraries. Members from other sectors are also welcome.

LIB-STATS  
Welcome to Lib-Stats. The list hopes to foster a greater understanding of usage statistics generated from electronic services such as databases, e-journals and e-books.

LIBQUAL-UK  
The UK LibQUAL+ discussion group is open to all LibQUAL+ users within the UK and Europe.

LIBRARY-SYSTEMS-CHANGE  
A list for libraries interested in the changes of the library systems landscape and challenges of procurement within this complex landscape.

LIS-ACCESSIBILITY  
This is a list for anybody who is involved in the procurement and creation of accessible material formats in an educational environment.

LIS-ALLCU  
This list is used by the Association of Librarians in Landbased Colleges and Universities to enable discussions to take place relevant to those working (or related) to the sector.

LIS-ALUMNI  
A forum for discussion and ideas to support any UK academic library providing, developing or planning a library service for their alumni.

LIS-ARLG-SOUTHERN  
User group for CILIP ARLG Southern division for academic (FE & HE) and research library staff in Dorset, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, and West Sussex.

LIS-ARLG-WALES  
This list is primarily for discussion announcements among members of the CILIP Colleges of Further and Higher Education special interest group who work or live in Wales

LIS-ARTS-HUMANITIES  
This list enables information professionals, who support research, learning and teaching in the Arts and Humanities, to discuss and exchange information about the latest developments in the field.

LIS-BCA  
A discussion forum for users of the Bliss Bibliographic Classification (BC). The list will be used to disseminate information about the activities of the Bliss Classification Association and to promote interest in faceted classification.

LIS-CLICLIBRARIES  
CLIC (Cardiff Libraries in Co-operation)brings together libraries who provide for the people who live, work and study in Cardiff. CLIC provides collaboration and staff development events.

LIS-DIRSERVICES  
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 This list is used by the M25 Consortium's Director Services Task & Finish Group in the administration of the tasks within the group.

LIS-E-BOOKS  
The lis-e-books mailing list is used for the discussion of anything related to e-books within the UK academic library community.

LIS-HEALTHYORKHUM  
A forum for discussion for healthcare librarians based in Yorkshire and the Humber.

LIS-HEASUPPORT  
List supporting staff not in traditional academic roles (such as librarians, learning developers and learning technicians) working towards HEA fellowship

LIS-ILIG  
ILIG - the International Library and Information Group - is a Special Interest Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. CILIP is the leading professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers in the United Kingdom. ILIG's special interest is library and information science world-wide. About a third of ILIG's membership is based outside the U.K. This discussion list aims to facilitate communication between international librarians, to share information about global activities and conferences of interest to the international community of information professionals.

LIS-INTERNATIONAL  
The primary aim of the list is to exchange information, experience in supporting international students in academic libraries.

LIS-LITERATURE  
The aim of this list is create a community for information professionals who support research and teaching in the field of literature, enabling the sharing, discussion and exchange of ideas and information.

LIS-LOCSCOT  
This list is used by members of LocScot (Scottish branch of the CILIP Local Studies Group) to discuss professional/work related matters. <HTML> This list is used by members of LocScot (Scottish branch of the CILIP Local Studies Group) to discuss professional/work related matters. </HTML>

LIS-NHS  
LIS-NHS is an email forum for discussing developments and issues specific to the provision of library and information services within UK National Health Service and affiliated academic libraries.

LIS-PROFESSION  
A list for the exchange of information on issues of current professional interest to Chartered Library and Information professionals, etc.

LIS-PUBLICHEALTH  
This list is for UK knowledge, library and information professionals working in Public Health; to enable members to share knowledge, learning and experience.

LIS-RESEARCHSUPPORT  
This list is intended for librarians in universities, colleges of higher education and research institutions to facilitate discussion about library support for researchers. It will encourage the sharing of ideas and good practice and help create a network of research support librarians.

LIS-SOUTHASIA  
This list is used by librarians, archivists and researchers who work with or are interested in libraries, archives and other institutions with collections relating to South Asia.

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

LIS-TALIS-ASPIRE  
A discussion list for current customers of the Talis Aspire Resource List application

LIS-WALES  
To support collaboration and professional activities in Wales

LIS-WEBPEOPLE  
A forum for all those working on the library and information service web pages, encompassing issues such as career paths, acessibility and other aspects of design, management issues, editing software selection, statistics and performance, integration with other library systems, off campus access.

LOM-CATALOGUING  
This list has been retained 14/05/2013 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 Please send any questions and information about current practice in writing guidelines for LOM cataloguing, in the interpretation of these guidelines, and other issues facing metadata creators. Technical queries about the LOM or other educational metadata issues should be sent to the CETIS-metadata@jiscmail.ac.uk list.

M-LIBRARIES-PROG  
This list has been retained 19/08/15. 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 is the mailing list for the projects that make up the Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries programme.

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.

MAGGIESLIST  
A group for collaboration between Information Professionals supporting Teen tech students as part of 'Maggie's list'. This group may also be of interest to librarians and information professionals supporting EPQ (Extended Project Qualifications) student groups.

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

MASS-DIGITIZATION  
This list is for scholars and archivists, etc, interested in the mass digitization of original textual materials, particularly digital photography of medieval manuscripts.

MCSHIB  
The McShib jiscmail list has been established to support the McShib forum, which is a real-time opportunity (usually a meeting) for persons in Scotland interested in Shibboleth. For queries or comments about Shibboleth in general (outwith the Scottish forum) please post to the national (UK) list at JISC-SHIBBOLETH@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

MICROSOFT-365  
In light of the specific Sector Agreement negotiated by Janet, this list is for the community to discuss Microsoft Office 365 and share experiences. Membership of this list includes the UK research and education community and persons from Microsoft.

MMIT-COMMITTEE  
To be used in order that the National Committee of the MultiMedia and Information Technology (a sub-group of Cilip) can communicate and exchange documentation amongst committee members,

MOBILE-SIG  
A forum for discussion of all aspects of mobile computing, including mobile websites, mobile application development and increasing access to services from mobile devices.

MONOGRAPH-STRATEGY  
This is a public list for anyone interested in the challenges facing the scholarly monograph and the potential for the development of a National monographs strategy.

MOODLE-HE  
A list to discuss the implementation and use of the open source Moodle VLE in Higher Education in the UK, including integration with other insitituional systems

MUSEUMINFO-RECORDS  
The Museum Information and Records Management listserv is a forum to address issues and share skills in this area over the long term.

NETSKILLS-NEWS  
This list has been retained 12/02/2016 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 Netskills news and events. http://www.netskills.ac.uk/ <HTML> Netskills news and events. http://www.netskills.ac.uk/ </HTML>

NEWMANSTUDENT  
Allows Newman and Non Newman Students on Newman Validated programs to share information and research

NEWSLETTER  
This list has been retained 01/04/2013 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

NI-FOI  
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 To establish an electronic forum to assist FE/HEI's in Northern Ireland comply with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act. This forum will enable the exchange of ideas and solutions to the issues surrounding the implementations of the requirements of the FoI Act.

NIRAN-II  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 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 mailing list requested is a temporary one to assist the rollout of the second generation of the NIRAN network. NIRAN is the JANET regional network for Northern Ireland.

NIRAN-MAC  
This list is an email list to support the NIRAN Board in the development of the Northarn Ireland Regional Area Network [NIRAN], which is part of the wider JANET network, supporting JANET and Internet connectivity to the NI HE and FE sector.

NIRAN-TAG  
This list has been retained 06/05/2015. 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 an email list to support the technical development of the Northern Ireland Regional Area Network [NIRAN], which is part of the wider JANET network, supporting JANET and Internet connectivity to the NI HE and FE sector.

NLH-GASTRO-LIVER  
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 This list is used by the project team of the NLH Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases Specialist Library to keep subscribers up to date with new developments and evidence-based publications in gastroenterology and hepatology

NLH-NEUROLOGICAL  
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 This list is used by the NHS Evidence - neurological conditions project team to send out information about the latest additions to the site

NUN92  
This list will service librarians and information professionals working in London Universities established after 1992.

OFFICIAL-STATISTICS  
The official-statistics is for announcements and discussion of any aspect of official statistics. It has links to the Official Statistic Committee of the Royal Statistical Society. The list welcomes contributions from the producers and users of official statistics as well as from members of the academic community.

OLIB-USERS-UK  
The Olib User Group UK mailing list exists to facilitate discussion, information sharing and system development solutions between user group members.

OPENRESEARCHDATAFORUM  
This list is used by members of the UK Research Data Forum to communicate with each other

ORCID-UK  
Discussion list for the Jisc ORCID UK membership consortium

PERFORMANCEFORALL  
Performance For All is a collaborative project involving 35 universities to develop on-line appraisal and performance management tools right for HE today

PETROLEUM-DATA-MANAGEMENT  
The management of Petroleum Data Management is a diverse field. It addresses strategic issues such as standards, people, process and technology, as well as more tactical issues such as the management of physical records (e.g. logs, maps, sections, tapes and reports) and their digital equivalents (well logs, seismic surveys, complex 3D sub-surface models or even a National Data Repository). The aim of this list is to build a global community of Petroleum Data Managers who can work together to share their experiences and solve common problems, issues and concerns.

PLANON  
This list is intended for users of the Planon CAFM software to discuss issues and share experience surrounding the implementation and use of the software.

PORTALS  
This list is used for discussion and announcements of portals within an educational institutional context. Discussion relating to choice of portal, appropriate channel services, linking to managed learning environments is all encouraged, from both a technical and management perspective. Participants will be drawn from University managers across many fields: information services, administration, computing services, MIS systems, e-Learning and web managers.

PRESERVE-DR  
This list has been retained 16/07/2015. 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 The list serves cross-programme collaboration between projects in two JISC programmes: Digital Repositories, and Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions.

PROGRESS2SUCCEED  
This list has been retained 09/05/2014 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 This list is used by members of the Hants and Isle of Wight Lifelong Learning Network. It is used to share ideas and good practice and update partners on network developments.

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

PUREUK  
Email list for Atira Pure UK User Group

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.

RASJOBS  
This list provides an email distribution service for the announcement of job opportunities within the astronomical and earth sciences, as part of the service strategy of the Royal Astronomical Society.

REMS-STEER  
Civica REMS MIS Application Client Steering Group

REMSUSERS  
To allow users of Civica REMS MIS systems in FE to communicate and share ideas etc.

REPOSITORY-AUDIT-CERTIFICATION  
As recorded in the successful OAIS Reference Model, there is a demand for a standard against which Repositories of digital information may be audited and on which an international accreditation and certification process may be based. This list will circulate information about the work being undertaken to produce such a standard.

REUSE-PSI  
To discuss implications of the Re-Use of Public Sector Regulations and consequent implications for Research Institutions

RMS-NORTH  
The Records Management Society's North of England Group mailing list is intended to encourage the dissemination of best practice within the records and information management community in the North of England. The Group meets on a quarterly basis.

RRS  
Welcome to the Resourcelink Reporting Services Special Interest Group (SIG) Mailbase. The group is comprised of Northgate Arinso HR system users from within both the Public and Private sectors. Resourcelink Reporting Services is the new reporting module within the NGA system. We aim to maintain a helpful and friendly environment where all users can share advice and guidance.

SAALG-LIST  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 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 Discussion list for SAALG.

SAF-UIS  
Professional support group for Senior Administrators in HE Library and Information Services

SARONGS-DISCUSS  
This list has been retained 12/08/2014 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 This is a discussion list for SARoNGS - Shibboleth Access for Resources on the National Grid Service - a project to provide access to the National Grid Service for users from the UK Access Management Federation with Virtual Organisation management.

SBH-NETWORK  
The Scottish Business History Network aims to support and connect those interested in business history, heritage and archives.

SCA-WALES  
The list is used by the Strategic Content Alliance to alert Welsh bodies of upcoming Strategic Content Alliance events in their area and about the work of the Strategic Content Alliance generally.

SCIENCEALLIANCE  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 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 The list is used to share information and best practice and encourage discussion amongst those engaged in public science events in the northwest of England.

SCOT-FE-LIBNET  
This is an online service for Librarians in Scotland's colleges

SCOT-FE-MIS  
This group has been set up to support MIS staff in Scottish FE Colleges

SCOTMIS  
A feasibility study into developing a consolidated national student records system for the scottish FE sector.

SCOTSLINK  
A 'news and views' e-mail discussion list for all Museums, Archives, Libraries, and Electronic Services staff with a Scottish base or focus.

SEMTECH  
This list is used by the JISC Semantic Technologies Working Group for communications. It refers to the use of semantic technologies in Learning, Teaching, Research and Administration.

SHINTAU  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 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 This list will be used by experts who will be discussing the creation of the SAML profiles needed for attribute aggregation.

SKILLS-STAFFORDSHIRE-DATA-GROUP  
To work with FE colleges, private training providers, Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce and the Stoke and Staffordshire local authorities to produce collective data that can be used to meet the priorities of Skills Staffordshire and its wider partnership.

SOCIALMEDIADISCUSS  
The list will be a forum for discussion of the practical possibilities which social media affords for all aspects of academic life: with a particular focus on teaching, research and public engagement.

SPARC-EUROPE-FORUM  
This list has been retained 03/06/2015. 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 Announcements regarding open access and the work of SPARC Europe to a general audience

SPECIALISTFECOLLEGE-LRC  
This list is for LRC / library staff working in specialist colleges for disabled students.

SRS  
This is an inter University group who are currently reviewing their student record system.

SUPPORTIVE-AND-PALLIATIVE-CARE-EVIDENCE  
A forum for those involved in improving access to the best available evidence in supportive and palliative care. Users include academics, researchers, managers, health and social care practitioners in hospitals, hospices, specialist palliative care units and elsewhere in the voluntary, NHS, university and private sectors, plus administrative, library and IT professionals and others. A broad-based community of practice of individuals and groups engaged in online information provision and use in this field, both elsewhere in the UK and internationally.

SURVEY-RESOURCES-NETWORK  
News list for the Survey Resources Network (SRN), promoting workshops, seminars, training opportunities, resources, publications, services etc. The SRN is a new service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to co-ordinate and develop ESRC activities related to survey research methods.

SYMBIOSIS  
The aim of the Symbiosis project is to create and pilot a new model of economic resilience for smaller museums by building a resource to support them in developing deeper, mutually beneficial research collaborations with their relevant industries.

SYMPLECTIC-API-USER-GROUP  
Technical discussions for Symplectic API users.

TAXONOMY  
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 list for researchers and practitioners engaged in the development of corporate taxonomies.

TOTAL-QUALITY-INFOTECH  
This a Forum for the exchange of ideas and information by researchers and practitioners involved in the pursuit of Total Quality in Information Technology (IT). Sublist of total-quality-all

TRANS-PROJECTS  
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 This list to allow for effective communication and knowledge transfer across the projects funded as part of the JISC Transformations Programme.

TRUSTCOM-AL3  
The purpose of the list is to exchange information among the participants in AL3 from TrustCom Project Sub-list of TRUSTCOM-PROP

UALL-SENET  
This list is to allow members of the UALL (Universities Association for Lifelong Learning) Student Experience Network to communicate about issues relating to the teaching and support of part time and mature students in Higher Education

UCISA-CUSG  
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 group exists to promote and develop a long term strategic partnership between UCAS and member institutions.

UCISA-DCG  
The ucisa-dcg list is for discussion and sharing of experience and good practice in end user IT training and digital capability/skills development in UK further and higher education.

UCISA-DEG  
The ucisa-asg list is a discussion list for those interested related in the use of learning technologies in support of learning and teaching activities within HE and is a forum for the discussion of, and the exchange of information on the development and use of technologies in teaching and learning.

UCISA-EA  
UCISA Enterprise Architecture discussion list

UCISA-HEITS-SURVEYHELP  
UCISA runs an annual Higher Education Information Technology Statistics (HEITS) survey. This list has been created to facilitate peer support for those tasked with completing the survey for their institution and/or those who have been granted UCISA Statistics Maintainer status for their institution.

UCISA-IG  
The Infrastructure Group (UCISA-IG) is the focal point within UCISA for activities related to Operating systems; File storage and data management; Directories and directory services; Authentication and authorisation systems; GLOBUS and grid related technologies; System monitoring and management tools Web Servers and web content management systems.

UCISA-IG-COM  
UCISA-IG Committee list

UCISA-IS  
This is a discussion list for those interested in HE Information Security within IT in UCISA member institutions

UK-MAIL-MANAGERS  
National mailing list for AC.UK Postmasters and System Administrators who maintain e-mail infrastructure.

UKRISS  
Mailing list for communication between project partners on the JISC-funded UKRISS project.

UKSOCWORK  
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 UKSOCWORK offers an electronic interface for social work academics, students and practitioners in the UK to discuss topics of shared interest.

UNESCO-THESAURUS  
This list has been retained 04/09/2015 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 The 'UNESCO Thesaurus' (http://www.ulcc.ac.uk/unesco/) has been developed by UNESCO for suject indexing in the fields of education, science, social and human science, culture, cummunication and information. This list is intended for users of the Thesaurus and those interested in it.

UNI-GRAPHICDESIGN  
This list aims to bring creative leaders of graphic design services at UK universities together to encourage creative collaboration, knowledge sharing and creative support.

UNIVERSITYPRESS  
This list is used to collate news and events relevant to those working in the university press and publishing sector.

VOLUNTARY-SECTOR-ARCHIVES  
The Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives (CVSA) raises awareness of the importance of voluntary sector archives as strategic assets for governance, corporate identity, accountability and research. Archives are also important as part of the sector's wider public benefit responsibility. We encourage all charities, voluntary organisations, trusts and foundations to take responsibility for their archives by providing for their management, preservation, use and promotion. The Campaign brings together researchers, custodians, creators of records and others to share expertise and resources. We welcome the involvement of a broader range of stakeholders. <HTML> The Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives (CVSA) raises awareness of the importance of voluntary sector archives as strategic assets for governance, corporate identity, accountability and research. Archives are also important as part of the sector's wider public benefit responsibility. We encourage all charities, voluntary organisations, trusts and foundations to take responsibility for their archives by providing for their management, preservation, use and promotion. The Campaign brings together researchers, custodians, creators of records and others to share expertise and resources. We welcome the involvement of a broader range of stakeholders. </HTML>

WERM  
This list is used by the Welsh Electronic Records Management Group for sharing information.

YORKSHUMBER-ARLG  
list for communication of committee information for Yorkshire and Humberside division of Academic and Research Libraries Group of CILIP.