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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.

This list is in support of the 'Community Network Analysis and ICTs: Bridging and Building Community Ties' project. This list has been retained 28/07/14. Existing subscribers may access archives, the list won't accept any new posts or subscribers.

This list is for library and information professionals in all sectors who are interested in issues of diversity and equality as they pertain to questions of race, gender, disability, sexuality, etc. The emphasis is on unity within diversity and so people of all races are welcome to become involved.

The list is to support discussion of issues associated bibliographic access and legal deposit of e-books.

The EThOS Electronic Theses Online Service Project seeks to develop a one stop shop providing access to UK theses. The service is being developed by a consortium consisting of the British Library, Imperial College London, Cranfield University, Robert Gordon University, University of Glasgow, University of Hull and University of Birmingham. The consortium is supported by several other universities. Initial funding has been provided by the JISC and RLUK. The EThOS service has been live since 20th January 2009 in a beta version, providing access to information about some 250,000 theses together with an ordering facility. In addition to the live service, there is a toolkit of information and advice to universities considering participating in the service.

Mailing list for establishing the Europeana Sounds EDM profile for sound

This list is to be used to share information and good practice in working with looked-after children and young people, following on from a project supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

List to share info and good practice between library, museum, archives & cultural heritage staff (and others) about work with adults, young people & children with learning disabilities.

List to share info and good practice between library, museum, archives & cultural heritage staff (and others) about work with LGBT communities.

Discussion list for comments on the review of the Public Library Service in England and Wales being undertaken on behalf of the Department of National Heritage. The result of the review will be a strategic approach for the future of the service.

Announcements and news from the Digital Library Licensing Service

This is a discussion list for cross-sectoral library access and borrowing schemes in Wales.

This list is for information exchange and discussion amongst librarians working with children's literature, academic research and collections.

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>

Discussion list for Polish and East European librarians in the UK and librarians responsible for Eastern European languages stock, to exchange information about book #suppliers and events.

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

The lis-pub-ebooks mailing list is used for the discussion of anything related to e-book services offered by UK public libraries.

A forum for discussion of issues relating to UK public libraries.

This list aims to encourage a forum for discussion between the HE sector and public libraries on areas such as; research methodologies, CPD and management theories. This will help support current research underway at UCE in Birmingham, into developing research expertise in the public library sector.

Mailing list for the LMLAG members to share information about meetings, conferences and events and to discuss matters of common interest.

Distribution of newsletter for "The Network - tackling social exclusion"

This list is to share information & good practice between prison and public libraries in order to better support (ex) prisoners & their families.

The Reader Development mailing list exists to promote the discussion of reader development activities in libraries and other organisations and to disseminate the findings of research into reader development and reading.

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

The e-mail list is to disseminate news, information, research findings, and good practice to members of The Network more effectively.

This list is for CILIP YLG members to exchange information and best practice models.

List of the Chief Librarians in Yorkshire Universities