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New Zealand library email discussion lists

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This page lists email discussion lists for library and information management in New Zealand. If you’re aware of changes, or new lists, please update the page, or contact DigLibSig 


Several of the lists are archived and searchable in the Knowledge Basket’s Library Listserv Database.


The lists


CatSIG: Cataloguing SIG

Discussion list for the Cataloguing Special Interest Group of LIANZA. Information at http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo.cgi/catsig


DigLib-SIG: Digital Library SIG (formerly Information Technology SIG)

For discussions on information technology in libraries, and for the DigLibSIG (Digital Library Special Interest Group) of LIANZA. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/itsig


Health-Info: health information

For issues concerning health information in New Zealand. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/health-info


InfoQ Aotearoa: gay, lesbian and transgender information workers

A forum for gay, lesbian and transgender archive, information, library and museum workers in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the southwest Pacific. Information at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/infoqaotearoa


KidzLibs: Children and young people

For librarians working with children and teens/young people. To subscribe to the list, send a message to:


Koha: Koha Open Source Library System

For discussions on the Koha Free Open Source Library System. Information at http://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha


Law-Lib: NZ Law Librarians’ Association

An email discussion list sponsored by the New Zealand Law Librarians’ Association. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/law-lib


LIBERTY-L: Liberty/Concordance system.

For the interchange of information regarding the Library & Journals application, Liberty/Concordance. To subscribe, send a message to libertylist@softlink.net.au with the subject line


NZdigi-l: Digitisation

A forum on digitisation in New Zealand. Information at http://natlib.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-us/email-discussion-lists


NZIR-l New Zealand Institutional Repositories

Institutional repositories in New Zealand. Information at http://natlib.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-us/email-discussion-lists


NZ-Libs: General NZ library list

For discussions on general matters relating to libraries and information services in Aotearoa/ New Zealand. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/nz-libs



for information about materials that may be acquired by NZ libraries, for example, lists of materials available for free disposal. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/nz-libs-acquisitions



for postings about jobs in NZ libraries and information services, for example: job advertisements, job exchanges, and librarians seeking work. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/nz-libs-jobs


NZRecords: Records management

Records management and related disciplines in New Zealand. Information is available at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/nzrecords


PUBSIG-L: Public Libraries

Email list of the Public Library Special interest group of the New Zealand Library and Information Association. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/pubsig-l


Schoollib: School Libraries

For people working in school libraries in NZ. Information at http://www.slanza.org.nz/listserv.html


SLIS-NZ: Special librarians

For all special librarians in New Zealand; the mailing list of the two LIANZA SIGs concerned with special libraries and information services, SLIS and SLIS-North. Information at http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/slis-nz


TeL-SIG: Tertiary education libraries

For discussions on issues affecting tertiary education libraries and for communications of the Tertiary Libraries Special Interest Group of LIANZA. Information at http://www.lianza.org.nz/telsig-listserv


TePuna-L: Te Puna online system

To discuss Te Puna. Information at http://natlib.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-us/email-discussion-lists


TePunaILDD-L: Te Puna Interloan

A discussion list for users of Te Puna Interloan. Information at http://natlib.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-us/email-discussion-lists


TRW-General: Te Rōpū Whakahau

For members of Te Rōpū Whakahau, Māori in Libraries and Information Management. Information at https://www.trw.org.nz/join-us/


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