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A moderated listserv in which acquisitions librarians and others interested in acquisitions work for all material types may exchange information and ideas, and find solutions to common problems.
Archives and Special Collections
The Colldv list is run by the ALCTS Collection
Management Section, and is a discussion forum for ALCTS members and non-members on issues that are of concern in collection management.
- ACRL Library and Information Science Collections Discussion Group
ACRL Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) Digital Collections Discussion Group
Technical services librarians and catalogers
A moderated list for the discussion of issues related to the licensing of digital information by academic and research libraries
ERIL's purpose is to provide a forum for discussion of the practical aspects of handling electronic resources and for sharing experiences among ER librarians
Web4Lib Electronic Discussion
The Web4Lib electronic discussion is for the discussion of issues relating to the creation, management, and support of library-based World-Wide Web servers, services, and applications. Any questions regarding the pertinence of any particular topic should be sent to one or more of the members of the Web4Lib Advisory Board (see below) and/or the list owner.
Research and Instruction
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
Collaborative relationships are the focus of the Information Literacy (INFOLIT) discussion list. INFOLIT is a forum for school, academic, and public librarians to exchange ideas on information literacy programs and experiences
LOEX Discussion List
Listserv's concerned with library instruction and information literacy information.
ILI-L Discussion List from ACRL Instruction Section
Hosted on the American Library Association server, sponsored by the
Instruction Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, and
moderated by the ILI-L List Administrator.
Email discussion lists for the UK Education and Research communities
ALA rusa-l - Reference and User Services Association List