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E-mail and Discussion Lists

The following e-mail and discussion lists have been developed expressly to support continuing conversations around our current work, share updates and solicit volunteers for new activities. For the convenience of all staff of OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions, below are descriptions of many of the lists that are available for subscription. Get in touch with the staff identified—we'll get you added as quickly as possible!

List Description
Announcements to Partners Listserv
(OCLCRLP-Announce-L)

This listserv is used to communicate weekly updates with staff at OCLC Research Library Partner institutions about Partnership work, events, publications and participation opportunities. It is a moderated listserv open to all staff from OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions at all levels with all interests. Messages are typically sent in digest format once a week but individual messages are occasionally sent other times as-needed.

Go to the OCLCRLP-Announce List Archives page to read the archives as well as to join or leave the list.

Alternatively, contact Melissa Renspie or oclcrlp@oclc.org with questions or to join or leave the list.

OCLC Research Library Partners Europe Listserv
(OCLCRLP-PARTNER-EUROPE-L)

This listserv is used to communicate updates with staff from OCLC Research Library Partner institutions in Europe about Partnership work, events, publications and participation opportunities. It is a moderated listserv open to staff from OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions in Europe at all levels with all interests. Messages are sent occasionally as applicable.

Go to the OCLCRLP-Partner-Europe List Archives page to read the archives as well as to join or leave the list.

Alternatively, contact Titia van der Werf with questions or to join or leave the list.

 
Art & Architecture Listserv
(OCLCRLP-Art-Architecture-L)

This listserv is used to communicate with staff from OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions about topics of interest to art and architecture librarians.

Go to the OCLCRLP-Art-Architecture List Archives page to read the archives as well as to join or leave the list.

Alternatively, contact Dennis Massie with questions or to join or leave the list.

Heads of Systems Listserv
(OCLCRLP-Systems-L)

This listserv is open to OCLC Research Library Partnership staff with an interest in systems-related issues (not limited to Heads of such departments). It is used to communicate occasional notes of interest relating to OCLC happenings in this area; to solicit agenda topics prior to meetings; to distribute meeting notes following meetings; and to solicit volunteers for help with particular projects.

Go to the OCLCRLP-Systems List Archives page to read the archives as well as to join or leave the list.

Alternatively, contact Roy Tennant with questions or to join or leave the list.

Primary Sources Listserv
(OCLCRLP-Primary-Sources-L)

This listserv is used to communicate updates, seek Partner guidance, solicit volunteers for related working groups and inform interested staff of opportunities related to our Mobilizing Unique Materials program of work. Open to staff of OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions with an interest in "primary sources" (rare books, archives, special collections, etc.).

Go to the OCLCRLP-Primary-Sources List Archives page to read the archives as well as to join or leave the list.

Alternatively, contact Merrilee Proffitt with questions or to join or leave the list.

Metadata Management Interest Group List

This list is used to communicate updates, seek partner guidance, solicit volunteers for related working groups and inform interested staff of opportunities related to our Metadata Support and Management program of work. Open to OCLC Research Library Partner staff interested in initiatives in this area or involved in creating and using metadata and related issues (not just technical services staff).

Contact Karen Smith-Yoshimura with questions or to join or leave the list.

Research Information Management Interest Group List

This list is used to communicate updates, seek partner guidance, solicit volunteers for related working groups and inform interested staff of opportunities related to our Advancing the Research Mission program of work. It is open to staff from OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions with an interest in ways the library can better support scholarly research.

Contact Ricky Erway with questions or to join or leave the list.

Above the Fold

In addition to the lists on the left, we encourage you to subscribe to Above the Fold, our weekly current awareness newsletter that brings to attention items of interest from beyond our normal reading sphere.

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