Open lists can be joined by any individual at a member library. If you would like to join an open list, please contact Elizabeth Duell
Updates, announcements, job postings
For member libraries to offer books/resources to others in the consortium.
Technical Services (TS)
Tech Services Discussion
General questions and troubleshooting relating to Alliance TS work, especially issues regarding metadata or acquisitions issues in Alma.
Use ts-discussion for acquisitions issues related to Alma. Use alliance-er for issues related to electronic resource orders, licensing, renewals, and discussion.
Norm Rules Discussion
Community-building and general questions related to Norm Rules.
Unique and Local Content (ULC)
News and information sharing, community building, general discussion.
Open to all Alliance members
Decision-making and information sharing between Alliance institutions and ULC program.
Limited to assigned institutional representatives.
Archives & Manuscripts program
News and information sharing, community building, troubleshooting, general discussion.
Open to all A&M program members. Includes assigned institutional representatives
Community building, troubleshooting, general discussion of ArchivesSpace.
Open to all A&M program members.
Discovery & User Experience (DUX)
Discovery & User Experience (DUX) Discussion
Community building, questions specific to discovery, troubleshooting
Resource Sharing & Fulfillment (RSF)
Community building, questions specific to resource sharing/fulfillment, troubleshooting
ABPs, courier supplies requests, statistical reports, and general courier questions (includes all courier participants, not just Alliance libraries)
Shared Content (SC) & Electronic Resources (ER)
Limited to Alliance member institutions. Questions and information related to e-resources ordering and renewal. Topics specific to Alliance e-resource subscriptions. Community-building and general questions related to e-resources. Broad discussions about e-resources (not limited to current Alliance subscriptions). May include aspects of Open Access or other issues relating the to Scholarly Communication ecosystem affecting the Alliance ER program.
ER Non Member
Order and renewal information for non-Alliance affiliate news and business. Questions and information related to affiliate e-resource ordering and renewal. Renewal reminders and confirmations will be sent via this list. Topics specific to Alliance e-resource subscriptions.
Community building, general questions, troubleshooting
Primo Customization Information
Information on updates to the Primo Central Package.
Closed lists are restricted to members of a particular group and are used to conduct group business. If you are a member of a group, you will be added to the group’s list. Closed lists are updated with changes in the group’s membership.