There are a number of listservs (email mailing lists) for individuals interested in a particular subject area. The topic of the listserv and how to join are listed below. Once you sign up for a listserv by sending an email to the appropriate contact, you will receive instructions. To add a listserv to the list, or if you have any questions or comments please contact Joshua Muse.
Vermont Department of Libraries Listservs
Please Note: Only people subscribed to the listservs below can post in those listservs (using the email with which they subscribed). Each listserv is intended for a specific audience. If you do not fit that audience, your subscription request may be denied. At its sole discretion, the Vermont Department of Libraries may post information from nonprofit organizations to a listserv if that information is of benefit to Vermont libraries.
To sign up for one of the six VT Dept. of Libraries listservs below, contact Joshua Muse with the following information: (1) your name, (2) the name of the library at which you work, (3) your email address, and (4) the name(s) of the listserv(s) to which you'd like to subscribe.
This listserv provides a place to share information on Vermont's Courier system for Interlibrary Loan items.
This listserv provides a place for public, school, and college librarians/library staff to discuss interlibrary loan issues and questions, and for Vermont Department of Libraries' staff to update everyone on CLOVER.
This listserv focuses on library topics, opportunities, and challenges specifically as they present in Vermont's small and rural libraries, and serves as a place to ask questions, share ideas, and get support. It embraces an inclusive view of the terms "small and rural" and welcomes any Vermont librarian who identifies their workplace as either or both.
This listserv provides a place for Vermont library staff to ask non-ILL-related questions, discuss library issues and techniques, and receive updates on Vermont Department of Libraries' workshops and newsletters.
This listserv provides a place for library Trustees, Friends of the Library, and library directors to ask questions, share ideas, and get support.
This listserv provides a place to share information for libraries who use AutoGraphics Verso for their ILS.
The VTYAC listserv is for Vermont youth services staff and library staff who work with children and young adults.
Vermont Library Association Listservs
Designed for anyone interested in issues relating to librarianship in Vermont. Librarians working in all types of libraries are encouraged to join. The listserv discusses legislation, library management, major library trends, and more.
To subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the message Subscribe vtlibraries first last (replace first with your first name and last with your last name).
This listserv is directed towards the College and Special Libraries section of the Vermont Library Association. VTCSL is a forum for announcements and discussion of topics relevant to academic and special libraries in Vermont.
To subscribe send a message to email@example.com with the message Subscribe vtcsl first last (replace first with your first name and last with your last name).
The Vermont Library Association lists a few other related listservs on their Local Listservs page.
Vermont School Library Association
For members of the Vermont School Library Association. To receive messages from this listserv you must first become a member of the Vermont School Library Association by filling out an application.