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Kids-Lib
This electronic discussion list is sponsored by the Oregon Library Association's Children Services Division (CSD).  CSD is a non-profit, educational and informational organization whose defining goal is to provide support and continuing education for Oregon's children's librarians and for support staff who work in children services.  This list enhances communication for CSD members and other interested parties.  Possible uses may include job announcements, meeting announcements, conference announcements, announcing training opportunities, gift offerings, resource sharing, and questions about children's services and library-related issues.
 
To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Kids-lib Archives.
 
Libs-Or
This electronic discussion list is intended for sharing information about the Oregon library community.  It is for library staff at public, school, academic, tribal, and volunteer libraries in Oregon.  Possible uses may include job announcements, meeting announcements, conference announcements, announcing training opportunities, gift offerings, resource sharing, and questions about library-related issues.  
 
Archives can be viewed at Libs-Or Archives 
 
OASL listserv
This electronic discussion list is a benefit of membership in the Oregon Association of School Libraries.  Only subscribed members may send to and receive messages from the mailing list and access the archives. 
 
Oregon State Library LIS Collection Blog
This is the Library and Information Science Collection Blog.  Items posted here may be requested via your library's established interlibrary loan process, or you may fax (503-588-7119) or email (library.request@state.or.us) your request to the State Library document delivery department with complete request information. Items in this collection are purchased with LSTA funds.  An RSS feed is available.  The site also has a form to suggest purchases for the collection.
 
OSLIST 
This one-way electronic discussion list is used to send information to school library personnel about the Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS).  Oregon school library personnel and active OSLIS users are encouraged to subscribe by clicking the link above.  Archived messages are available on the OSLIS website in the support section.
 
OYAN
This electronic discussion list is sponsored by the Oregon Library Association's Oregon Young Adult Network (OYAN).  OYAN is a non-profit, educational and informational organization whose goals are to advocate for excellence in library services for young adults, to take a proactive role in providing library services to teens, and to provide a network of communication among librarians and support staff who work with teens.  This mailing list enhances communication on these issues for OYAN members and other interested parties.  Possible uses may include job announcements, meeting announcements, conference announcements, announcing training opportunities, gift offerings, resource sharing, and questions about teen services and library-related issues.
 
To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the OYAN Archives.
 
Reading for Healthy Families (Early Literacy)
This early literacy email discussion list is for fostering networking and communication among Healthy Start family support workers, children's library staff, and other early childhood professionals on the topic of early literacy.
 
To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Reading-For-Healthy-Families Archives.

CLOSED ELECTRONIC LISTS

 

Note for "closed lists"
Recipients must be added by Library Development Services staff (except for OSLIST).  If you believe you should be on one of these lists or you should be taken off, contact the Consulting Assistant at 503-378-2525.
 
AL-Directors is a closed list for academic library directors only.  The AL-Directors list is a vehicle for the Oregon State Library (OSL) to send official announcements such as grant program announcements, grant applications, and deadline reminders.  This information is no longer distributed by regular mail.
 
Although directors can't post or reply to the list, they may reply to the sender.  The list archives permit library directors a quick review of past announcements, although attachments are not archived.
 
Archives can be viewed at AL-Directors Archives
 
Orlsta is a one-way list for the Oregon State Library to notify current LSTA grantees of significant events, raise awareness of issues in grant administration, and issue reminders of deadlines. 
 
Archives can be viewed at Orlsta Archives 
 
The Oregon Public Library Directors (OR-PLDirectors) email list is a vehicle for current public library directors to exchange information and discuss common issues. Only current public library directors will be allowed to join this list.
 

Archives can be viewed at OR-PLDirectors Archives

PassportProgram
This list is a forum for sharing information and updates about the Oregon Library Passport Program. The OLP Program extends reciprocal patron borrowing priviliges between Participating Libraries. The program is sponsored by the Oregon Library Association's Resource Sharing Committee.

Archives can be viewed at PassportProgram Archives


PL-Directors
PL-Directors is a closed list for public library directors only.  The PL-Directors list is a vehicle for the Oregon State Library (OSL) to send official announcements such as grant program announcements, grant applications, and deadline reminders.  This information is no longer distributed by regular mail.

Although directors can’t post or reply to the list, they may reply to the sender.  The list archives permit library directors a quick review of past announcements, although attachments are not archived.

Archives can be viewed at PL-Directors Archives (only avaiable to subscribers).
 
R2R
This closed list is for public library directors and key contact staff for the Ready to Read Grant. The grant administrator will send out information regarding Ready to Read. Directors and key contacts can use this list to share information, ask questions, and exchange project ideas regarding the Ready to Read Grant.
 
To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the R2R-OR Archives
 
TL-Directors
TL-Directors is a closed list for tribal library directors only.  The TL-Directors list is a vehicle for the Oregon State Library to send official announcements such as grant program announcements, grant applications and deadline reminders. 
 
Archives can be viewed at TL-Directors Archives