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All Library Types

PAMAILALL (Discussion focuses on issues related to all library types in PA.)
Membership in the PAMAILALL mailing list is limited to anyone associated with any type of library within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PA-DIGITAL
Membership is open to anyone interested in digital collections in Pennsylvania including, but not limited to, digitization funding, vendors, digital archives management systems, the Digital Public Library of America, standards, and metadata.

PA-LIBTECH
Membership is open to anyone interested in the use of technology in Pennsylvania libraries.

 

Academic Libraries

PAACADLIB
Membership in this list is limited to anyone who works in academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

District Library Consultants

PADLC
Membership in the PADLC mailing list is limited to anyone who works in a district library headquarters within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

DLC
Membership in the DLC mailing list is limited to District Library Consultants.

 

Government Documents

PA-DOCEX
Pennsylvania Government Documents Exchange List

PAGOVDOC-L
Pennsylvania Government Documents Discussion List

 

Hospital Libraries

PAMHHOSP
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Mental Health Hospitals

 

Public Libraries

PAPUBLIB (Discussion focuses on issues related to public libraries in PA.)
Membership in the PAPUBLIB mailing list is limited to anyone who works in a public library within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PASYS
Membership in the PASYS mailing list is limited to system administrators and system staff of library system headquarters within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PAYOUTH
Membership in the PAYOUTH mailing list is limited to children and youth librarians within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PAPLDIRECTOR
Membership in the PAPLDIRECTOR mailing list is limited to directors of public libraries within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PALDI
Pennsylvania Library Director’s Institute List

PAEDGE
PA EDGE Initiative Discussion List

PA-TRUSTEE-TALK
This list is only open to those who serve Pennsylvania public libraries as trustees. If your name does not already appear as a subscriber on the FOR-TRUSTEES-FROM-STATE-LIB mailing list, please ask your library director to send a list of your library’s trustee emails to dmegdad@pa.gov so you may receive information from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and be subscribed to this mailing list. Alternately, to join the PA-TRUSTEE-TALK listserv and also receive email from FOR-TRUSTEES-FROM-STATE-LIB, send an email to dmegdad@pa.gov stating that you are a public library trustee in Pennsylvania and would like to join the PA-TRUSTEE-TALK listserv. Please provide your name and the name of your library.

FOR-TRUSTEES-FROM-STATE-LIB (Please see PA-Trustee-Talk)
This is a distribution only list from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries to those that serve Pennsylvania public libraries as trustees.

 

Public Relations

PALIB-PR
Membership in the PALIB-PR mailing list is limited to public library staff involved in public relations or marketing of their library within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

School Libraries

SCHOOLS (Discussion focuses on issues related to school libraries in PA.)
Membership in the SCHOOLS mailing list is limited to librarians at schools within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PDELIBRARIES
Membership in the PDELIBRARIES mailing list is limited to anyone working in a school library within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Special Libraries

PASPECLIB
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Special Libraries

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