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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.

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.

BIBLIOTHERAPY  
A mailing list for anyone interested in the links between reading fiction and non-fiction and health. Bibliotherapy, including Books on Prescription, reading groups, self-help etc.

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

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.

CIG-E-FORUM  
The purpose of this list is to provide a forum for discussions on topics of relevance to cataloguing, classification, indexing, knowledge organisation, metadata, etc. enabling an exchange of experience and perspectives. This list can also be used to promote relevant events, publications, job vacancies and services.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DC-RDA  
List to support discussion on components of current and emerging library, publishing, and related bibliographic metadata standards as RDF vocabularies for use in developing Dublin Core application profiles and semantic mappings.

DIGI-EVAL  
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 is a Public list to support research and discussion into the examination of good practice in evaluation of electronic library initiatives in the UK and abroad. The feedback generated will provide a vital source of information for the eVALUEd project, managed and conducted by the Centre for Information Research (CIRT) at the University of Central England.

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

DIVERSITY  
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.

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.

ECRYSTALS-CORE  
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 List used by eCrystals Federation core partners to manage the project

ELGCOM  
This list has been retained 08/09/2015. 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 Discussion list for the ELG Committee

EPNW  
A platform for discussion, dissemination of best practice and training in relationship to emergency planning in museums, libraries and archives in Wales

FE-LRC-WALES  
This list is for practitioners in Further Education Learning Resource Centres in Wales who are supporting e-learning and managing electronic resources.

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).

HIOW  
A Sub branch of CILIP South East, this regional group is for library and information workers in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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.

I2S2  
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 This list is used by the partners in the Infrastructure for Integration in Structural Sciences (I2S2) JISC Project to communicate with each other and to discuss project specific issues.

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

INTEROPERABILITY  
A list for discussion of issues related to building and using interoperable digital services across a range of domains such as libraries and museums. It will also disseminate details of work from the UK Interoperability Focus, and will act as a forum for others working in this important field. Note that this list is now closed.

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

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

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.

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-ALMA-RESOURCE-SHARING  
Informal U.K. based list for ALMA inter-library loan and document supply practitioners (private list for members only)

LIS-ARLG-EASTERN  
The Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) Eastern is a regional group reporting to the national ARLG committee. This list is intended to allow information professionals across the Eastern region to find out about our events, news and activities.

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-BAILER  
Unmoderated discussion group for lecturers and research staff in Departments of Information and/or Library Studies in the U.K.

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-CHILDHEALTH  
Discussion list for all aspects of librarianship within child health.

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

LIS-CILIP-MENTOR  
discussion list where CILIP Mentors can share, and resolve, issues arising from their mentoring work with candidates for the range of CILIP qualifications.

LIS-CILIP-REVAL  
List for professional librarians working towards revalidation of their charter within CILIPs revalidation programme.

LIS-CILIPS-NE  
A list for Librarians and Information Professionals in North-East Scotland to share information about continuing professional development, events and networking locally.

LIS-COLLECTION-MGMT  
A forum for the discussion of all issues related to the management of library collections.

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

LIS-COV-AND-WARKS  
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 will be used by members of the Coventry Warwickshire LRC Manager's Forum and colleagues from local organisations

LIS-EHUPARTNERS  
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 the Partnership Forum to make announcements to partner college librarians about resources and future meetings and to enable sharing of ideas.

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

LIS-FID  
This list has been retained 10/12/2013 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 The aim of LIS-FID is to promote discussion of Information Management and Library & Information Science in an international context. The International Federation for Information & Documentation (FID) links individuals & organizations involved in the management of information.

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

LIS-HISTORYRESEARCHLIBS  
This is list is used by the Committee of London Research Libraries in History as a forum for discussing matters of common interest such as acquisitions, services, strategies and projects.

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-LIRG  
For discussion of all aspects of research and evaluation across all LIS sectors. For sharing relevant experience on the development of research methodologies and instruments and on avenues for dissemination of research findings. It is open to LIS researchers, tutors and practitioners alike.

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-PARAMEDIC-PRACTICE  
List for Library and Information Professionals who support or have responsibility for programmes in the area of paramedic practice and paramedic science.

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

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-RDA-HEBRAICA  
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 A discussion list for Hebraica cataloguers about the implementation of the new cataloguing standard Resource Description and Access (RDA). #Discussion is facilitated by the UK Hebraica Libraries Group.

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-SERSOLUK  
This list is a discussion area for users of the SerialsSolutions service in Ireland and the UK.

LIS-SRS  
For those involved either in doing or teaching others to do searches for systematic reviews to share experiences and help each other

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-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.

LIS-WINCHILL  
LIS-WinCHILL purpose is to provide a discussion forum for WinCHILL members across the academic, science and health fields.

LIS-WMNET  
This is a discussion list for health librarians across the HE, FE and NHS sectors.

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-GROUP  
This is a list for Librarians and Information professionals interested in mobile developments and services with an library and education context.

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.

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;

MLANEWS  
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 News and information from Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) <HTML> News and information from Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) </HTML>

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.

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

NULJ  
List to provide a single point of communicaiton for all members of the NULJ mutual document supply scheme

RLC-DISCUSS  
Discussion list for those involved with or interested in Radical Librarians Collective (RLC). This list exists to develop ideas, facilitate discussion, and maintain contact between members.

RSC-SCOTLAND-LEARNING-RESOURCES  
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 JISC RSC Scotland mail list for disseminating information to learning resource staff in academic libraries in Scotland.

RSC-SE-KENTLIBRARIES  
This list has been retained 29/11/2013 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 This list is open to all FE LRC and library staff working in Kent and Medway to support training in the effective use of ILT and related current issues.

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

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

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.

TDM-RS  
For research support staff working with researchers in Text and Data Mining. Focus is on legal aspects, tools, and storage of data for TDM research.

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

UDC-FORUM  
UDC-FORUM is a public list for those who are using Universal Decimal Classification or doing research and developement based on this system. It is an open list to discuss practical UDC questions regardless of the field of its application: libraries, museum, archives, Internet gateways or metadata.

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