ShareILL: Discussion lists and blogs

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Following is a list of email discussion groups and blogs pertaining to resource sharing concerns. Some are devoted to a given topic (such as, Access Services or Copyright), some are of particular geographic interest (e.g. ILL practices in Australia), while others are used by vendors to disseminate product information. To register and to post messages to any of the lists or blogs, check each site for more details

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DISCUSSION LISTS

ALI-RESOURCE-SHARE-L

Purpose: The ALI-RESOURCE-SHARE-L list is intended to facilitate and archive discussions among members of the Academic Libraries of Indiana Resource Sharing Committee


ARIE-L

Purpose: For users of Ariel document transmission software


Circplus

Purpose: To discuss library circulation and related issues


Clio

Purpose: For users of Clio ILL management software


Doclibs

Purpose: Informal Australian forum for discussion of all aspects of interlibrary loan and document delivery


DOCUPDATE-L

Purpose: Announcements of new and revised documentation added to OCLC's web site


ERIL-L (Electronic Resources in Libraries)

Purpose: A community forum for librarians concerned with the practical aspects of managing electronic resources in libraries


FISC-L

Purpose: For managers of fee-based information services centers in academic libraries


IFLA-L

Purpose: An electronic forum intended to foster communications between IFLA, its membership and members of the international library community


ILL-L

Purpose: Discussion forum for ILL practitioners in all types of libraries around the world


ILLIAD-L

Purpose: An open forum for discussing ILLiad procedures and optimizing services


LIS-ILL

Purpose: Discussion of ILL and document delivery (based in U.K.)

Note: To subscribe, Select proper list from drop down menu. LIS-ILL is not the default discussion list.


OCLC-Sharing-L

Purpose: Announcements, changes and enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services


PIJIP-COPYRIGHT

Purpose: Open forum for discussion of issues related to copyright, intellectual property rights, and public access to information in the digital age. NOTE: Absorbed CNI-COPYRIGHT list

BLOGS

Circ and Serve

Purpose: For discussion of issues related to circulation, reserves and interlibrary loan


(c)ollectanea

Purpose: An online discussion platform for the current and future Center for Intellectual Property scholars.


Current Copyright Readings (Blog has not been updated since 2008)

Purpose: Bibliography of current articles on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the TEACH act and other copyright issues


Information Wants to Be Free

Purpose: "A librarian, writer and tech geek reflecting on the profession and the tools we use to serve our patrons"


ILL & INCORRECT

Purpose: Thoughts and Discussion on Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Middle Mangement


The Library Mole

Purpose: Adventures in Library Information Technology Support


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