International Librarianship Discussion Groups/Listservs

Moderated list supports activities related to membership in the Assocation of College and Research Libraries' Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Section. Promotes better communication between the members and the executive committee.
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Africana Librarians Council of the (US) African Studies Association
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Asia/Pacific American Librarians Association
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Chinese American Librarians Association
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An electronic forum intended to foster communications between IFLA, its membership and members of the international library community. The goal in establishing this list is to facilitate information exchange as well as professional communication and development within the IFLA community. The archives are available at
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Description: Listserv of the Middle East Librarians Association.
To Subscribe: Use the online form at or send a message to requesting to be added to the list.

LALA-L (Latin Americanist Librarians' Announcements List)
Listserv of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials. Membership in SALALM is required for enrollment.
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For Slavic and Eastern European librarians and archivists, those in libraries responsible for Slavic collections, and library and information science students interested in pursuing careers in Slavic libraries.
To Subscribe: For information, e-mail Sandra Levy at requesting to be added to the list.


An IFLA mailing list for librarians and information professionals seeking employment. Subscribers receive only job postings. The archives are available at
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WESS-Discussion Groups
Description: Western European Studies Section (WESS) has regular discussion groups for European Studies librarians.
To subscribe: For more information, visit the WESS Discussion Groups page.


ILIGlist-Discussion Group
The ILIGlist is an email discussion group run by, and primarily for, International Library and Information Group members of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). However, it welcomes non-ILIG members who are involved in LIS activities anywhere in the world.
To subscribe: For more information, visit the International Library and Information Group (ILIG) site.


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