Below is an overview of the email lists managed by the Orbis Cascade Alliance. All email addresses end with @orbiscascade.org Please contact Elizabeth Duell with questions about these lists.
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
|Announce||Announce||Updates, announcements, job postings|
|Alliance Exchange||Alliance-exch||For member libraries to offer books/resources to others in the consortium.|
Technical Services (TS)
|Tech Services Discussion||ts-discussion||General questions and troubleshooting relating to Alliance TS work, especially issues regarding metadata or acquisitions issues in Alma.|
|Acquisitions||ts-acq||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||normrules||Community-building and general questions related to Norm Rules.|
Unique and Local Content (ULC)
|ULC community||ulc-community||News and information sharing, community building, general discussion.||Open to all Alliance members|
|ULC representatives||ulc-reps||Decision-making and information sharing between Alliance institutions and ULC program.||Limited to assigned institutional representatives.|
|Archives & Manuscripts program||aandm||News and information sharing, community building, troubleshooting, general discussion.|| Open to all A&M program members.|
Includes assigned institutional representatives
|ArchivesSpace implementers||archivesspace-implenters||Community building, troubleshooting, general discussion of ArchivesSpace.||Open to all A&M program members.|
Discovery & User Experience (DUX)
|Discovery & User Experience (DUX) Discussion||dux-discussion||Community building, questions specific to discovery, troubleshooting|
Resource Sharing & Fulfillment (RSF)
|RSF Discussion||rsf-discussion||Community building, questions specific to resource sharing/fulfillment, troubleshooting|
|Courier||courier||ABPs, courier supplies requests, statistical reports, and general courier questions (includes all courier participants, not just Alliance libraries)|
Shared Content (SC) & Electronic Resources (ER)
|ER||alliance-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||ernonmember||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.|
|Systems Discussion||sys-discussion||Community building, general questions, troubleshooting|
|Primo Customization Information||pc-inform||Information on updates to the Primo Central Package.|
Interest Group Lists
Interest groups are lists provided for members of the Alliance with similar interests to discuss relevant topics. If you would like to join an interest group list please contact Elizabeth Duell.
The Media Interest email list is intended to provide a forum for sharing information on media (analog and digital). The Media Interest Group is currently focused on gathering information regarding media resources within the Alliance member libraries.
The Law Librarians Interest Group is facilitated by Mari Cheney at Lewis & Clark College.
|Media Interest Group||media-group|
|Law School Interest Group||law-ig|
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.
Last updated: April 29, 2021