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ABTAPL  
Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries. The list will be used as a forum for professional exchange and development in the fields of theological and philosophical librarianship.

ADHFM  
Mailing List for the IASFM Working Group for Archiving and Documentation of History of Forced Migration. The Working Group seeks to document and preserve original history of forced migration at both national and international levels. We would like to generate new partnerships and networking opportunities for developing forced migration archives and for helping with the creation of knowledge on, and the collection, documentation and preservation of forced migration history. We recognise that there is a needto work on how knowledge in the field of forced migration is created/ produced and maintained. Our aim for this Working Group, therefore, will be to bring together researcher, academics, librarians, archivists, activists, advocates (i.e.NGOs) who are either interested in the history of forced migration and related fields, or are interested in the care and preservation of the archival and library collections that help to preserve the often hidden voices of the migration journey. With a focus on networking on history of forced migration, we will also address the growing critique of the divide between experts and forced migrants themselves. We would like to take steps to ensure that the documentation of testimonies associated with the migration journey are actively preserved. <HTML> Mailing List for the IASFM Working Group for Archiving and Documentation of History of Forced Migration. The Working Group seeks to document and preserve original history of forced migration at both national and international levels. We would like to generate new partnerships and networking opportunities for developing forced migration archives and for helping with the creation of knowledge on, and the collection, documentation and preservation of forced migration history. We recognise that there is a needto work on how knowledge in the field of forced migration is created/ produced and maintained. Our aim for this Working Group, therefore, will be to bring together researcher, academics, librarians, archivists, activists, advocates (i.e.NGOs) who are either interested in the history of forced migration and related fields, or are interested in the care and preservation of the archival and library collections that help to preserve the often hidden voices of the migration journey. With a focus on networking on history of forced migration, we will also address the growing critique of the divide between experts and forced migrants themselves. We would like to take steps to ensure that the documentation of testimonies associated with the migration journey are actively preserved. </HTML>

AHDS-DISCUSS  
This list has been retained 03/08/2015 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 AHDS-discuss is an open list for projects involved in digitisation. It helps members locate projects working with practices and standards similar to their own; identify existing tools, software that can be shared between projects; get feedback in hardware and software used in data capture; provide advice on getting round particular problems

ANCIL  
This list has been retained 02/02/2016. 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 based on the Arcadia Project funded by Cambridge University Library to develop a New Curriculum for Information Literacy. The list will be used to keep people in touch with the project and any disemination activities.

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.

ARLIS-LINK  
This is the list of ARLIS/UK & Ireland: the Art Libraries Society. Open to all those concerned with the librarianship of the visual arts, including architecture and design. Membership includes librarians, publishers and archivists. The Society became an educational charity in 1995.

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.

BISA  
This list is used to facilitate development of a network of Sound Archives within the British Isles, and to discuss matters of common professional interest.

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

BL-WAFSS  
This list has been retained 22/04/2014 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 Infomation exchange re web archiving between institutions sharing infrastructure

BTC  
This list has been retained 22/04/2014 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 A thematic catalogue of Benjamin Britten's complete works is currently being preparedat the Britten-Pears Library,Aldeburgh in collaboration with the University of East Anglia. This list will provide news of the projects progress and findings.

CADWYN  
This list has been retained 01/06/2015 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

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

CASS-COG  
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 This list is used to discuss operational issues relating to the establishment of the Collaborative Academic Store for Scotland, involving UK HE and the NLS.

CHILDREN-LITERATURE-UK  
The UK list for academic discussion of all aspects of children's literature.

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.

COPAC  
The Copac list keeps you up-to-date with the latest news about the Copac nationally accessible library catalogue. Copac gives free access to the merged catalogues of major Academic & Special Libraries in the UK and Ireland, plus the UK National Libraries, including the British Library.

COSI  
A closed list for users of the Customers of SirsiDynix International (EMEA) library management systems, primarily those based in the UK and the rest of Europe.

CRESTLIBS  
A group for library directors or senior library staff who are members of CREST or who work for small institutions which are scaling up their research function.

CULTURAL-HERITAGE-DATASETS  
A public list for institutions, individuals to discuss cultural heritage datasets released by Cultural Heritage organisations such as Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Archives primarily in the UK but also anywhere in the world.

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.

DC-IDENTIFIERS  
This list has been retained 20/04/2015. 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 A Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) forum to discuss identifiers

DC-KM  
A forum to support the work of the Dublin Core Knowledge Management Community

DC-SCHOLAR  
This list has been retained 14/05/2015. 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 A forum to discuss the use of Dublin Core to describe scholarly communications

DIGITISATION-STRATEGY  
This list is for use by academic, technical and curatorial staff, managers and librarians involved in developing digitisation strategies for their organisations. It is administered by staff at The University of Manchester Library.

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

DLNET  
This list is to share ideas and best practice in using digital technology to support learning in museums, libraries, archives, galleries etc

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.

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.

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

EVIDENCE-BASED-LIBRARIES  
To promote the transfer and development of evidence based practice to librarianship and information science. It will discuss issues such as systematic reviews, critical appraisal and rigorous research designs in librarianship, principally but not exclusively, in health information work.

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.

JAFER-DEV  
The Jafer-dev mailing list is used for the discussion and distribution of JAFER technical issues.

JAFER-NEWS  
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 Java Access For Electronic Resources (JAFER) news and announcements

JAFER-USER  
The jafer-user mailing list is used as a general discussion forum for JAFER members.

JISC-RESEARCHDATASPRING  
This list is used by its members to make announcements and share ideas/suggestions/questions related to the Research Data Spring initiative.

KBPLUS  
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 Mailing list for KB+, the UK shared academic knowledge base

KULTUR  
This list was used by those involved in the Kultur project, however from 1st October 2009 the Kultur partners have been expanding into a Kultur II Group consisting of specialist creative arts institutions, departments within larger multidisciplinary institutions, and researchers in the UK. The group welcomes repository managers, technical staff, academics, researchers, and research office staff. Kultur ran from 31 March 2007 - 31 March 2009 and was funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), under the Start-Up and Enhancement strand of its Repositories and Preservation programme. http://kultur.eprints.org/ Future projects and activities of the Kultur II Group are available here: http://www.vads.ac.uk/kultur2group/projects/index.html

LAC  
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.

LIB-PROJECT-MANAGEMENT  
Supporting a community of practice for project management in libraries. An exchange for practical ideas and information, estimates, benchmarking. #Discussing development and training for project management in libraries. #Information on project management methodologies and technology.

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.

LIBER-ALL  
This list has been retained 28/04/2015. 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 Superlist for LIBER members

LIBER-NEWS  
This list has been retained 28/04/2015 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 This list is used for informing about LIBER activities and services.

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

LIBRARY-DESIGN  
List for library staff from FE, HE and other sectors interested in library planning & design.

LIBRARY-INDUCTION  
The group will share resources and ideas concerning the innovative use of technology to aid the induction experience for learners. The group is mainly based around South East Colleges at present but is open to anyone in the UK FE and HE sectors.

LIS-ACCESS-CYMRU  
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 discussion list for cross-sectoral library access and borrowing schemes in Wales.

LIS-CLA-DCS  
This mailing list is for users of the Copyright Licensing Agency's DCS #(Digital Content Store) product.

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-COLLMAN  
A list for Scottish HEIs to share information on decisions made on material in their print collections.

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-ELIB  
The lis-elib list is primarily for discussion on the JISC Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) and its projects. It also carries more general discussion of the changing IT environment in which libraries operate and requests for help and advice on specific topics related to eLib Programme interests

LIS-ELIB-TECH  
This list has been retained 29/09/2015 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 will be used for discussion of technical issues relating to the eLib projects. THIS LIST IS NOW CLOSED.

LIS-EUROPEAN-PROGRAMMES  
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 A forum for sharing information on all aspects of European programmes, projects and funding opportunities of interest to the UK library and information sector.

LIS-EXLIBRIS-LEGANTO  
This list is for discussion of Leganto, a reading list solution developed by Ex Libris.

LIS-IMPACT  
This list is to facilitate networking between libraries interested in measuring their impact.

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-M25SDO  
This list has been retained 16/01/2015 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 of all those responsible for staff training in the member institutions of the M25 Consortium of HE Libraries.

LIS-POLISH  
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.

LIS-READINGROOMUSAGEWG  
This list has been retained 24/04/2015. 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 A list for members of a BL/HE Reading Room Usage Working Group which is looking at reading room use in London.

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.

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.

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.

MAP  
This list will be used for the Steering Group and Content Editors to collaborate on developing the content of the MAP Toolkit at http://maptoolkit.wordpress.com/

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.

MEDIALIB  
Medialibs list is a discussion forum for Media Librarians and Information Professionals who have a responsibility for media studies, media production, broadcasting. Keywords: Media; Librarians; Higher Education;

MILITARYCOLLECTIONSGROUP  
A group for members of curatorial and museum support staff from regimental and military museums to discuss collections issues specific to military museums.

MUNBYFELLOWS  
The list will serve to exchange news of bibliographical adventures, possible meetings, useful contacts and arrangements for exchange visits.

MUSEUMS-LICENSING-GROUP  
Information and discussion list for JISC Collections' museum and gallery members

NATLIBS-WINR  
To facilitate discussion and exchange of views on licensing, innovation and Wikimedian-in-Residency issues at Wikimedia UK, NLS, NLW and British Library.

NETWORKEBULLETIN  
Ebulletin from "The Network - tackling social exclusion", incorporating the WTYL Digest

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

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

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.

PRINTSINBOOKS  
An interdisciplinary discussion list about research into book illustrations, following from the session 'Prints in Books' (sponsored by Print Quarterly) at Association of Art Historians 2017 session

RLUK-NPO-PROJECT  
This list has been retained 17/06/2015 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 This is a list to support the work of the Research Libraries UK and National Preservation Office project on preservation training

SCAIPR  
The SCA (Strategic Content Alliance ) Intellectual Property Rights email list will be for discussing updates on events and news, promoting discussion on IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) issues and creating a community of practice in this area.

SCANEWSLETTER  
Bi-monthly list for dissemination of SCA Newsletter. Featuring updates on the work of the SCA, an alliance between JISC, the BBC, the British Library, Becta, Museums, Libraries and Archives, the National e-Science Centre and the NHS working to produce a UK e-Content Framework in Spring 2009.

SCURL-COLLMAN  
A list for Scottish HEIs to share information on decisions made on material in their print collections.

SIBMAS  
This list is used by members of SIBMAS to exchange news and views on the care and documentation of performing arts collections

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

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.

TRAVELLERS  
This list is used to disseminate information and share good practice amongst libraries, archives, museums and others working with Travellers.

UK-ZUG  
This list has been retained 16/05/2013 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 A list for discussing issues related to the use of Z39.50 products, toolkits etc to build services. It will encompass technical and strategic issues.

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>

YULIS-DIRECTORS  
This list has been retained 22/04/2014 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 List of the Chief Librarians in Yorkshire Universities