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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.

Choose the list you want to join from the list below and follow the instructions to subscribe, either by email or through the web interface.


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.


The Brisbane Actionweb for Refugee Collaboration's list is a forum for those concerned about, advocating for, or working with refugees and asylum seekers in the Brisbane region.


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.


A discussion list to share 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.


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 about the familynl mailing list for members of the North Lakes Family History Group, including how to subscribe and unsubscribe, and how to access its archive.


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.


The literacy list encourages an ongoing Literacy dialogue and information exchange that began at the 2011 Living Literacy Forum, providing information and discussion on literacy issues and exchange information about projects, funding opportunities and upcoming events.


Use the discussion list to share information on Bribie Island History


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 nsla-poc discussion list has been established to support discussion by members of the group as they explore available options and ideas about digital preservation.


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


The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander library services (qatsils) list encourages discussion on delivering library services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of Queensland communities.


QCLIP enables public library managers in Central Queensland to exchange and share information.


qldlocalstories is an avenue for discussion on the importance of our local stories and the tools, networks and strategies we can employ to ensure that our stories are found, told and maintained for the future.


The qldstories discussion list is a forum for digital story practitioners and enthusiasts to share their experiences, tips, upcoming events and activities.


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.


searchlight is an announcement list from Townsville's CityLibraries which sends the weekly edition of Searchlight (published in the Townsville Bulletin) to subscribers.


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.


sunlib is an informal network of Public and Educational Libraries from the Sunshine Coast region, stretching from Caboolture to Cooloola. The list provides a forum for Sunshine Coast regional library staff to discuss regional issues, share information and resources and collaborate on projects.


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.

Disclaimer: State Library of Queensland does not control the contents of the discussion lists hosted on its server. The 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
14th November 2016