This list is to provide information, announcements and the opportunity to comment on aspects of the Accessibility Report
This is a list to allow the Archaeology Data Service (mandated AHRC Digital Archive for Archaeology) at the Department of Archaeology, University of York to contact their depositors only, rather than all users - c.80% UK HE
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
A focused email list for holders of awards in the AHRC's Digital Transformations programme, so that we can share information.
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.
This list is used to make announcements from Mimas to the FE /HE community surrounding the use of Augmented Reality (AR) and its usefulness in education, and share information surrounding forthcoming events, training and workshops.
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.
This list is used to disseminate information about the Archives Hub service to its user community
This list co-ordinates the activities of those making, using, archiving and preserving digital objects created during the 2012 Olympiad
The ARTEL group has been set up to promote increased interdisciplinary research into the design, development, implementation and use of technological learning environments, particularly within Higher Education contexts.
Assemblage is an internationally recognised, peer-reviewed journal of archaeology, ISSN 1365-3881. assemblage is a volunteer-run publication, produced by postgraduates within the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield.
A discussion list for organisations that have already or are considering implementing AthensDA.
A place to discuss and also to contribute to the establishment of a new academic journal empowering hitherto little recognised voices from the autistic community and targeting the disability studies and autism research and education communities.
This list is used by members of AX-SNet to share information and research on archive users and access.
This is for communication between members of the 'Bedern Group' concerned with harmonising practice and exchange between UK cultural heritage focused digital archives.
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.
Infomation exchange re web archiving between institutions sharing infrastructure
This list has been created for the discussion of issues surrounding the electronic publication of Cancioneros. Topics for discussion include, but are not restricted to,transcription of original documents, collation, variation, mss description, etc.
This list is an inital networking tool set up to link Cardiff University Humanities Staff to supporting networks across the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol and to begin to reach out to a broader academic community. It is intended to supplement the Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks jiscmail list.
This list is used to share and disseminate good practice of the online tool CASPAR. Those wishing to be provided with the free package available from Autumn 2007 should sign up here to receive updates, news and share good practice.
This list is used by CeLLS Project members to keep in-touch with the CeLLS community in colleges and universities
The primary aim of this group is to track, evaluate and support the UK FE/HE sectors' uptake and implementation of standards relating to learning content interoperability, in particular the ims content packaging, content management and learning design specifications. the group will also monitor the implementation and development of related specifications produced by agencies such as adl (particularly the scorm), aicc,ieee,cen/isss, ariadne, prometeus. This is a sub-list of IMS
This list is for members of the Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks (CHAIN) which includes major digital humanities infrastructure projects, planning initiatives and networks. The members of CHAIN have agreed to work together and pool effort in a number of areas to overcome barriers, and to create a shared environment where technology services can interoperate and be sustained, thus enabling new forms of research in the Humanities.
To provide a forum for the college sector in Scotland to consider technical infrastructure, ICT systems, networks and authentication system requirements in relation to the SOB strategic plan and McClelland review.
Discussion list for the network of UK researchers associated with the pan-European CLARIN project, building an infrastructure for the support of advanced research in the humanities using electronic language resources.
This is a list for those who are involved in development of guidelines for #analysis of primary care databases.
This list is intended to progress work on the development of an Application Profile scoping use of the Dublin Core Element Set within the library domain
This list will be used by the development team of the Digital Curation Centre
This list will be used to communicate between members of the DCC and the DCC Curation Manual Peer Review Panel members.
A list for the UK winners of the second phases of the international grant competition, Digging into Data
This list is devoted to announcements and information on activities relevant to the preservation of digital materials. Digital Preservation is international in scope and the list has members in over 30 countries worldwide. Postings cover all relevant sectors including libraries, research data centres and services, archives, museums, publishing, and related fields.
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.
A list to facilitate discussion between members of the DSpace UK User group. DSpace is a repository software package adopted by more than a dozen UK HE institutions to support their Institutional Repository.
The list is to support discussion of issues associated bibliographic access and legal deposit of e-books.
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.
Mailing list, for members of the e-books for FE Project Board
This list is owned by the JISC RSC Northwest and is used to advertise eLearning events appropriate to Further and Higher Education across the region
This list is used to communicate with librarians, institutional repository managers, researchers, research staff and other interested members on current projects being run by JISC Collections. Currently this includes OAPEN-UK.
List used by eCrystals Federation core partners to manage the project
Development in electronic transcripts,including technical development, best practice, links to other HE projects and any issues raised by the initiation of electronic transcripts.
This list is used as the primary communication tool for the members of the EPICS regional eportfolios pilot project.
Innovative e-learning with e-resources to enhance the student learning experience. Supporting and encouraging students and academics to use quality e-resources in their learning and teaching.
Support Lattice Field Theory research and collaboration in Europe
A short lived forum to support the implementation of Federated Access Management Shibboleth in the South West Scotland region.
This list is for practitioners in Further Education Learning Resource Centres in Wales who are supporting e-learning and managing electronic resources. It is maintained by RSC Wales: http://www.rsc-wales.ac.uk/.
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.
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.
This list is to support the implementation and development of the NHS Foundation electronic portfolio across the United Kingdom.
Library services supporting higher education and research in the geological sciences.
Communications for the Hairdressing Training Service at MIMAS and related activities (e.g. the hairdressing training longitudinal study)
A list concerned with the digitisation of historical material whether as an image or an OCR'd document. This list aims to bring together experts in the field of digitising historical material and academics who have projects in mind.
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.
Institutional Repository Managers Scotland group aims to share good practice and explore solutions to technical challenges pertaining to the institutional repository.
Forum for internal discussion about Intute technical issues (formerly RDN-tech)
ir represents the interests and activities of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group and the members of CEPIS constituent groups. Information Retrieval (IR) is concerned with enabling people to locate useful information in large, relatively unstructured, computer- accessible archives. Much of IR research is aimed at finding ways to represent the information needs of users and to match these with the contents of an archive. In many cases, those information needs will be best met by locating suitable text documents, but in other cases it may require retrieval of other media, such as video, audio, and images
This list is intended to provide a forum for discussion among the project partners concerning IRIScotland focus group activity project
This is a general discussion forum for Irish studies with an initial focus on the Queen's University Belfast and JSTOR digitization project which will deliver 100 full text journals, 205 full text monographs and 2,500 manuscript images with detailed metadata. The resource will be free in the UK and Ireland. It is anticipated that list members will engage in discussion on the development of further research resources relating to Ireland.
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
The JISC Collections Subject Advisory Groups provide advice and guidance to the JISC Collections Team on the suitability of electronic resources in different subject areas.
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.
This list will be used to distribute information to and between projects funded under the RepRODUCE (Repurposing & Reuse Of Digital University-level Content, and Evaluation) call.
Collaboration between JISC, and JISC service providers (JISC Digital Media, British Universities Film & Video Council, EDINA) related to the recommendations made by the JISC Film and Sound Think Tank
A list for projects related to Islamic Studies funded by JISC
list consisting of JISC programme project managers for communication and discussion.
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.
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.
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.
This email list is for announcing and discussing issues regarding federated access management. The intended audience for this list are academic publishers and other service providers that provide a service to UK further and higher education institutions.
This list is used to communicate with the deep log analysis contacts at the institutions subscribed to the JISC National E-books Observatory Project
Plain text version of the JISC Federated Access Management Monthly Newsletter.
JSTOR is a digital archive of the backruns of a growing number of important scholarly journals. This list is for discussion and information purposes,not for reporting problems as it may not be read by JSTOR.
Mailing list for KB+, the UK shared academic knowledge base
This list is used by the Kit-Catalogue project to communicate with its community of users, contributors and developers around the UK.
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
This list is designed to encourage sharing of information and ideas among the college contacts from the Land-Based Colleges National Consortium
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.
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.
Announcements and news from the Digital Library Licensing Service
The lis-e-books mailing list is used for the discussion of anything related to e-books within the UK academic library community.
UKSG exists to connect the information community and encourage the exchange of ideas on scholarly communication. It is the only organisation spanning the wide range of interests and activities across the scholarly information community of librarians, publishers, intermediaries and technology vendors. Lis-e-resources is our informal, open discussion list, and provides a forum for discussion of matters relating to the provision, administration, management, licensing and access of scholarly information.
CILIP Multimedia Information & Technology Group mailing list.
This list is a discussion area for users of OpenAthens LA from Eduserv. This is a community list, and is not run by Eduserv.
The lis-pub-ebooks mailing list is used for the discussion of anything related to e-book services offered by UK public libraries.
This list is an open forum for discussion of issues relating to the use of RefWorks reference management software by educational institutions based in the UK. Topics discussed will include technical configuration, administration, user-support, training, marketing and advocacy. Membership is open to all, but will be most useful to librarians in UK Higher Education.
This list is a discussion area for users of the SerialsSolutions service in Ireland and the UK.
The list is to share best practice and develop new approaches to training. We teach academic, medical, nursing and health-care students
UKeiG, the UK eInformation Group, is a professional body for users and developers of electronic information resources. UKeiG welcomes its members to the list.
LIS-WinCHILL purpose is to provide a discussion forum for WinCHILL members across the academic, science and health fields.
This list is used by CELL to make announcements about research, publications, events, seminars, and studentships
A list for the discussion, promotion and support of location-aware technologies in education.
Mahara UK is for all those interested in the Mahara e-Portfolio. It will disseminate information on developments and events, specifically the annual conference.
A forum for the discussion, promotion and development of online manuscript research among the professionals, researchers and students collaborating in the field.
This list is for scholars and archivists, etc, interested in the mass digitization of original textual materials, particularly digital photography of medieval manuscripts.
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
This group is used to announce events that may be of interest to members involved in the use of digital media in teaching. It will also be used to stimulate discussion of the use of digital media, and be the main communication tool for the MEL SIG (Media Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group).
This list is used by Mimas staff to make announcements related to Mimas services and projects to members of UK further and higher education.
For all aspects of the Zetoc service providing access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents (ETOC). The service is hosted and supported by Mimas, The University of Manchester.
The UK Mirror Service offers a vast collection of freely available electronic items of interest to academia. This open list is a discussion/feedback forum for users. The service's news bulletin "The Looking Glass" is posted here as well as other important service announcements.
News and information from Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) <HTML> News and information from Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) </HTML>
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,
Mailing list to support the development of Moodle in the UK Further Education sector.
This list is used by the myWORLD project team for sharing information related to the management and implementation of the project.
Description: This list is to support the communication between members of the NHS-HE Forum. This Forum meets twice a year to discuss initiatives to improve the connectivity and inter-operability of electronic services supporting students and staff at Universities and in the NHS that are involved in education and research associated with medicine, dentistry, nursing and other professions allied to medicine .
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.
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
This list is used by the NHS Evidence - neurological conditions project team to send out information about the latest additions to the site
This group is for technical managers, technicians and associated staff in NW of England Universities. It is to enable them to share information and enquire to the community as a whole about technical or managerial issues associated with their work.
This list focuses on sharing understanding of the influence of Open Resource use in higher education (HE), but also is interested in sharing, reuse and remixing of open content and practice across education more broadly. The emphasis here is particularly on identifying, sharing, exploring and comparing examples of OER research and findings from these. However, although the primary interest of this list is in open resource or open practice activity, research which has a broader remit which informs open resource research is also welcome, for example research into reuse of learning objects. Initial list membership was derived from the ORIOLE project but new members are also welcome. This list is also being used during Open Ed 2012 as a way of engaging with the Remixathon of the original ORIOLE survey (2011). However you came to this list we hope that we can share interests and inform future research. If you are not already a member of the more general OER-Discuss list it is suggested that you join that too.
An open mailing list for discussion about developing the Public Health function in Acute, Community and Primary Care Provider Organisations with particular reference to the Clinical Governance, Information for Health and Saving Lives agendas.
Email list for Atira Pure UK User Group
A UK-wide user group for the Unit 4 QL Exams Module in the Further Education community.
JISC RSC Scotland mail list for disseminating information to learning resource staff in academic libraries in Scotland.
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
The list is intended for college learning resources managers, librarians and their teams. It will be used to disseminate information about relevant RSC West Midlands events and JISC resources/initiatives. Members are also welcome to use it as a general forum on learning resource matters.
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.
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.
Sharing best practice on legal issues in the educational environment
This list is about smartcard systems and their uses in HE/FE education. The group explores best pratice, technology and value for money. The group is not limited to tangible card systems as RFID, biometrics, IP, PIN and the cost benefit of systems and the issues of cash (and its cost) will be explored. Members will normally be existing or potential users of smartcards.
The SPIE list disseminates information about the JISC-funded Shibboleth-aware Portals and Information Environments Project.
The Steeple projects are JISC funded UK Higher Education community projects. It seeks to investigate, develop, and document sustainable institutional infrastructure to support #university wide educational audio/video processing and podcasting.
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.
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.
Technical discussions for Symplectic API users.
A list for researchers and practitioners engaged in the development of corporate taxonomies.
Educators/postgraduate students in Higher Education are reflecting critically on their learning, teaching, assessment, curriculum and educational professional practice to improve the quality of their practice, earning the award of a higher degree.
This is a mailing list for all women, both staff and students, working and studying in the Science, Engineering and Technology fields at the University of East London. The university has recently signed up to the Athena Swan charter in November 2010; and this mailing list will be used to circulate news about initiatives to implement the charter throughout UEL. It will also be used to notify members about events related to Women in SET and generally build a community of practice amongst the women staff and students in SET.
This is a mail list for UKeiG members to exchange information within the field of Intranets. UK e Information Group is a Special Interest Group of CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. UKeiG is a respected and well-established body for all information professionals, users and developers of electronic information resources. We promote and advance the effective exploitation and management of electronic information in all formats. UKeiG has individual and corporate members across all key UK sectors: government, legal, business and commerce, science, technology and healthcare, higher and further education, and the public sector.
This list will be used to provide the main communication mechansism between the Steering Group of a DPC project and the successful consultant.
An email discussion forum for on vender based online usage statistics for all interested vendors and librarians.
An open list discussing the development and use of VLEs in every sector of education in the UK
For the development of controlled vocabularies, thesauri & classification schemes in UK HE staff development, and teaching and learning. To promote cooperation between those developingsuch tools for searching and browsing their web-based resources. Anyone with an interest may join.
This is an announcement and discussion list to support the JISC-funded project Promoting Shared Use of Digital Content across the West Midlands
List used by members of the Workspace for Collaborative Editing being developed at the Universities of Birmingham, Münster and Trier for editions of the Greek New Testament.
This list is for communication relating to the Great Writers Inspire - an OER project based at the University of Oxford. The list is open to anyone with an interest in the project, the themes of the project, OER in general or any topic relating to Great Writers and inspiration through literature. # The project is creating and assembling a substantial new body of open content with a literary theme to be released through a new online web portal. The materials will be grouped around a set of specific writers and thematic collections, curated by subject specialists and steered and evaluated by the demands of the subject community. There will be a concentration on textual materials with embedded illustrative audio and video together with new publishing methods that include a substantial set of material released as ebooks for mobile devices.