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Library and Information Science-Related Discussion Lists

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AASL Lists
American Association of School Librarians

ACQNET-L
A moderated list to provide a medium for acquisitions librarians and others interested in acquisitions work to exchange information, ideas, and to find solutions to common problems. The list is archived.

AFAS-L
African American Studies and Librarianship

ALA Mailing Lists
List of all American Library Association mailing lists by category

ALSC-L
Association of Library Services to Children

Archives - Society of American Archivists
List about archives and archivists

ARLIS
Art Libraries Society Discussion List

ASIS-L
American Society for Information Science

AUTOCAT
A forum for the discussion of all questions relating to cataloging and authority control in libraries. The range of topics discussed extends from the very broad to the very specific, from the very theoretical to the most pragmatic.

BUSLIB-L
Business Libraries Discussion List

COLLDV-L
Library Collection Development List
A moderated discussion e-conference directed primarily to library collection development officers, bibliographers, and selectors plus others involved with library collection development, including interested publishers and vendors.

FEMINIST
American Library Association Feminist Task Force Discussion List

GOVDOC-L
Discussion of Government Document Issues

ILI-L
Information Literacy Instruction Discussion List
a new iteration of the BI-L (Bibliographic Instruction) discussion list

ILL-L
Discussion of Interlibrary Loan Issues

JESSE
Moderated Open Library/Information Science Education Forum

KIDLIT-L
Children and Youth Literature List

LIBADMIN
LLAMA Library Administration discussion list

LIB-CIRCPLUS
Library Circulation and Related Issues

LIBJOBS
LIBJOBS is an Internet mailing list for employment opportunities for librarians and information professionals.

LIBPER-L
Library personnel issues

LIBREF-L
Discussion of Library Reference Issues

LIBSUP-L
Library Support Staff

LITA-L
Library and Information Technology Association List

LM_NET
School Library Media & Network Communications

MEDLIB-L
Medical & Health Sciences Libraries Discussion List

MUSEUM-L
Discussion list about museums and archives

NEWLIB-L
Discussion list for new and prospective librarians to share ideas and concerns in the early stages of their careers

NMRT-L
American Library Association's New Member Roundtable discussion list

PACS-L
"The Public-Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L) is a mailing list that deals with end-user computer systems in libraries. Utilizing PACS-L, subscribers discuss topics such as digital libraries, digital media, electronic books, electronic journals, electronic publishing, Internet information resources, and online catalogs."

PUBLIB
Discussion of public library issues

PUBYAC
List for Children and Young Adult Librarians in Public Libraries

WEB4LIB
Website development issues for libraries

YALSA Discussion Lists
Young Adult Library Services Association Electronic Discussion Lists

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