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You're welcome to join in the discussion on one of the State Library of Queensland’s discussion lists, or receive communications from one of our announcement lists.

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An email distribution list supporting participants in the ANDS 23 Research Data things. Open to Queensland Open Data enthusiasts


A discussion list for Australian and New Zealand rare books and special collections librarians.


This list promotes communication among users of Ex Libris software products at different library institutions across New Zealand and Australia.


Discussion list for those interested in the Asia Pacific Design Library, a sub-collection of the State Library of Queensland devoted to all aspects of design.


A list for members of the Aurora Users Group (aurora-ug) and for all users of the Aurora library management system. Hints, tips, bugs, enhancement ideas and issues are welcome topics for discussion.


A forum for members of the Public Libraries Performance Measures Working Group, a NSLA working group which defines, collects and collates quantitative and qualitative data from Australia's Public Libraries.


The comserv list facilitates the discussion of community services issues within public libraries, such as adaptive technology, adult literacy, Indigenous and multicultural issues, issues with regard to disabilities and aging, and home library services.


The Corporate Librarians List is a link between Corporate Librarians around Australia, whether in a Local Government Corporate Library or employed in private enterprise.


cysalia, now inactive, was a discussion forum used by ALIA Children's and Youth Services members.


This Discovery Volunteers list has been created as a communication and update list for the Discovery Anzacs volunteer project


An informal discussion list for Libraries in Queensland working towards the eSmart accreditation


Information on familycab, a discussion list for use by family historians living in the Caboolture region, southeast Queensland.


Information on familyst, a discussion list for family historians living in the Strathpine area, northern Brisbane.


first5forever is used to distribute information and resources to public libraries delivering the First 5 Forever family literacy initiative in their local community. It also aims to provide a forum for sharing local examples of First 5 Forever.


friendspw is a mailing list for use by the Friends of the Pine Rivers Libraries - Pathways group.


The ikc discussion list is for communication with, by and for Indigenous Knowledge Centre staff.


Staff of independent (non-CLS) libraries throughout Queensland use the ind mailing list to facilitate discussion on issues facing their libraries.


An announcement list, now inactive, that was used to disseminate news about upcoming events in the kuril dhagun space at the State Library building, South Brisbane.


libll, the Libraries for Lifelong Learning network's discussion list, facilitates the development of a cooperative environment where learners can seamlessly access the widest choice of materials to support their information, leisure, cultural and social needs.


libman is where Queensland Public Library managers discuss all issues related to administering a Public Library in Queensland.


The list_owners mailing list is a forum for information sharing among the owners of lists on the State Library of Queensland's discussion list service.


Use the localstudies forum to aid in the efficient management of local studies collections, communicate about problems faced, and new ways of solving them.


looking is an announcement list for participants in the Looking @ 2.0 learning program. Note that only the list's owners can send messages to it.


The lyps-casuals announcement list disseminates important information including rosters and staff briefings to casual staff of the Literacy and Young Peoples Service at the State Library of Queensland.


nao-robot connects NAO users to share community engagement ideas, code, and solutions to common issues.


netlinks serves as a forum for members to share and become aware of new and useful websites.


NQlib enables public library managers in North Queensland to exchange and share information as well as to provide a forum for discussion of Public Library issues.


nsla-cop is a list for digital preservation practitioners to raise questions and present ideas


The Australian artists' books discussion list provides a networking tool for those involved or interested in artists' books and bookarts.


The plaglist discussion list provides email communication among members of the Public Libraries Advisory Group of the Library Board of Queensland. Agenda papers, minutes and out of session emails will be distributed via the list


Information about qlf, an announcement list for the Queensland Library Foundation. Indicates how to unsubscribe and read archived messages


qwiki is the discussion list for the #QWiki Wikipedia editing club open to the Queensland GLAM sector.


readforlifemcg is a mailing list supporting the activities of the Mackay Early Childhood reference group and Read4Life in Mackay


rlq discussion list is a forum for discussing issues specifically relating to the Rural Libraries Queensland (formerly the Country Lending Service) network, including operational, functional and community related topics.


slqhistorypin is a communication tool used to facilitate discussion and resource sharing among contributors to the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Historypin hub


The src discussion list provides information and discussion opportunities for libraries participating in the Summer Reading Club.


A discussion list to share arts, science, technology, coding and robotics programming ideas, success stories and challenges. Users can share or request advice regarding new technologies and how to best use them to engage library users of all ages.


TropicALIA is a virtual group for all library workers in Townsville and North Queensland. The members represent a wide range of libraries - public, university, school, special, and corporate. The aim is to promote professional development and networking in North Queensland by sharing library-related news relevant to the region.


yplib distributes information of general interest to public librarians working with young people in Queensland. It also aims to provide a forum for issues relating to Public Library services for young people. Interested parties from the non-library sector are welcome to join.


The State Library of Queensland does not control the contents of the discussion lists hosted on its server. State Library makes no representation concerning the content of the discussion lists to you. The fact that State Library hosts a discussion list does not serve as an endorsement by State Library of the content of every posting to a list.

The State Library of Queensland makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose of the information posted to these lists. List subscribers should rely on their own critical evaluation of the postings.

Last updated
19th February 2018