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ACCESSINFO-L

The purpose of this list is to provide a means for the ARCHIVED - Initiative for Equitable Library Access and ARCHIVED - The Council on Access to Information for Print-Disabled Canadians to hear from and consult with people with print disabilities, multiple format producers, publishers, libraries and service providers in government, not-for-profit and private sectors on the systems and services needed to support access to information and knowledge for people with print disabilities.

Messages can be posted in English or in French.

For more information, please refer to the ARCHIVED - Council on Access to Information for Print-disabled Canadians Web pages, or send an electronic message to accessinfo@bac-lac.gc.ca.

BATH-PROFILE-L

An electronic mailing list for discussion of suggested enhancements, issues and questions related to the further development of and implementation of The Bath Profile: an international Z39.50 specification for library applications and resource discovery. Discussions on this list will focus more on user requirements and issues and less on technical Z39.50 issues. Technical issues should continue to be addressed to the ZIG list.

For more information, please refer to the The Bath Profile Web pages, or send an electronic message to BATH-PROFILE@bac-lac.gc.ca

BIBCANLIB-L

Canadian Library and Information Science -- Discussion forum
An open electronic discussion list to facilitate information exchange as well as professional communication and development within the Canadian library community.

For more information, please refer to the ARCHIVED - Canadian Libraries and Librarianship Web pages, or send an electronic message to listserv@listserv.lac-bac.gc.ca.

CANLIT-L

Canadian Literature -- Discussion forum
An open, bilingual discussion list on Canadian literature, literary publishing and Canadian children's literature, intended as a means of communication among writers, publishers, professional associations, librarians, archivists, students, professors, researchers and interested readers.

CBEC-CCEL

Canadian Book Exchange Centre -- Discussion forum
An electronic forum to facilitate the exchange of surplus publications within the Canadian library community.

For more information, please refer to the Canadian Book Exchange Centre Web pages, or send an electronic message to cbecccel@bac-lac.gc.ca.

EDUCATION-L

Learning Centre distribution list. Updates will be posted every six to eight weeks as new educational resources and products, toolkit guides, featured books and links or interesting sites with educational value are added to the Learning Centre.

For more information, please send an email to: education@bac-lac.gc.ca.

FLC-CBF-GEN

Federal Libraries -- Discussion forum
A bilingual, open forum provided by the LAC and the Federal Libraries Coordination Secretariat for distributing news and information, and for discussing issues related to federal government libraries.

  • To subscribe to the list, send email to the following address:
    LISTSERV@listserv.lac-bac.gc.ca
    In the body of the message type:
    SUBSCRIBE FLC-CBF-GEN Firstname Lastname

For more information, please refer to the FLC-CBF-GEN, www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/federal-librairies-coordination-secretariat/Pages/flcs.aspx#flcsdisc Web pages, or send a message to the list owner at: FLCS-SCBGF@bac-lac.gc.ca.

Multicultural-Resources-L

Multicultural Resources - Discussion Forum
As an electronic forum for the discussion of issues related to multicultural and multilingual libraries and archives in Canada, this listserv is open to anyone involved / interested in or in need of information on multicultural and multilingual libraries and archives in Canada. Participants are invited to post questions, comments, concerns, ideas, and share information related to multiculturalism and multilingualism in Canada.

For more information, please send an email to: multicultural.program@bac-lac.gc.ca.

More Lists…

Here are a few links to find more mailing/discussion lists on various topics.

For more information

All discussion / mailing lists offered and maintained by the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) run on LISTSERV™ software (© L-Soft International, Inc.). Please use the instructions on the Common LISTSERV Commands page for all of the LAC lists.

For more information, please send an email to: list-coord@bac-lac.gc.ca.