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VIVA Final Subpages: Listservs and Institutional Contacts

Virginia's Academic Library Consortium

This guide has variable layouts and houses the majority of the "sub" pages for VIVA's website.

VIVA Listservs and Institutional Contacts

VIVA maintains a number of listservs for communicating with member libraries, outlined below.  Institutional Contacts are linked from the left menu.

Operational:

VAVIRTUA-L (General VIVA Information)
VIVAILL-L (Interlibrary Loan)
VIVAOER-L (Open Educational Resources)
VIVASC-L (VIVA Special Collections and Archives)
VIVA-UNIVBORR-L (VIVA Cooperative Borrowing Program)
TIC-G (Technical Information)

Issue Discussion:

VIVAALMA-L (Alma ILS Discussion)
VIVA-CAT-L (Cataloging)
VALIBLICENSE-L (Licensing Issues)
VIVATIPASA-L (VIVA Tipasa Users Group)

The VIVA listservs are VIVA's primary means of communicating with VIVA member librarians throughout the Commonwealth. Messages generally involve VIVA committee announcements and VIVA requests for comments from the Virginia higher education library community.   Vendor promotions, external event notices, job postings, and other announcements not directly related to VIVA’s mission and operations are not appropriate postings to these listservs.

Operational Listservs:

VAVIRTUA-L Purpose The primary means of communicating with VIVA participants throughout the Commonwealth. In addition to posting VIVA committee meeting announcements and minutes, other important announcements are made on this list, and committees often request comments from the VIVA community via this listserv. We encourage all members of the Virginia academic library community and VIVA vendors to subscribe.
Subscribe

To subscribe to VAVIRTUA-L, please send a request to be added to the list to viva@gmu.edu.

Post a Message

Send mail to VAVIRTUA-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU

Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff vavirtua-l

VIVAILL-L Purpose

Facilitates discussions among VIVA interlibrary loan librarians. The official means of communication to the VIVA interlibrary loan community from the VIVA Resource Sharing Committee.

Subscribe

Send e-mail to listserv@lists.vcu.edu with the following message:

sub vivaill-l [Your Name]
[Substitute your name]

Leave the subject area blank and delete any automatic signatures your e-mail may have. You should get a confirmation from the listserv that you have been added to the list. Save those instructions for later reference.

Post a Message

Send mail to vivaill-l@lists.vcu.edu

Unsubscribe

Send e-mail to listserv@lists.vcu.edu with the following message: signoff vivaill-l

VIVAOER-L Purpose

The VIVAOER-L listserv is for any VIVA members interested in discussing and learning more about Open Educational Resources. It is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.

Subscribe

To subscribe to VIVAOER-L, please send a request to be added to the list to viva@gmu.edu.

Post a Message Send mail to VIVAOER-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU
Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff vivaoer-l

VIVASC-L

Purpose The VIVASC-L listserv is for VIVA Special Collections and Archives librarians and for those participating in the Virginia Heritage (vaheritage.org).

Subscribe

Send e-mail to listserv@lists.vcu.edu with the following message:

sub vivasc-l [Your Name]
[Substitute your name]

Leave the subject area blank and delete any automatic signatures your e-mail may have. You should get a confirmation from the listserv that you have been added to the list. Save those instructions for later reference.

Post a Message

Send mail to vivasc-l@lists.vcu.edu

Unsubscribe

Send e-mail to listserv@lists.vcu.edu with the following message: signoff vivasc-l

VIVA-UNIVBORR-L Purpose

The VIVA-UNIVBORR-L listserv is for VIVA circulation librarians and staff to discuss issues related to VIVA's Cooperative Borrowing Program. It is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.

Subscribe To subscribe to VIVA-UNIVBORR-L, please send a request to be added to the list to the VIVA Office.
Post a Message Send mail to VIVA-UNIVBORR-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU
Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff viva-univborr-l

TIC-G Purpose

The TIC-G listserv is for discussion of technical issues faced by VIVA members. TIC-G is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.

Subscribe To subscribe to TIC-G, please send a request to be added to the list to viva@gmu.edu.
Unsubscribe

To unsubscribe, please send a request to be removed from the list to viva@gmu.edu.

 

Issue Discussion Listservs:

VIVAALMA-L Purpose The VIVAALMA-L listserv is for VIVA librarians and staff to discuss issues related to the Alma Integrated Library System. It is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.
Subscribe

To subscribe to VIVAALMA-L, please send a request to be added to the list to the VIVA Office.

Post a Message Send mail toVIVAALMA-L@listserv.gmu.edu
Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff vivaalma-l

VIVA-CAT-L Purpose The VIVA-CAT-L listserv is for VIVA cataloging librarians and staff to discuss issues related to cataloging. It is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.
Subscribe To subscribe to VIVA-CAT-L, please send a request to be added to the list to the VIVA Office.
Post a Message

Send mail to VIVA-CAT-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU

Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff viva-cat-l

VALIBLICENSE-L Purpose

This listserv serves as a communication method for librarians across Virginia to discuss issues related to licensing. It is restricted to VIVA member institution staff members.

Subscribe

To subscribe to VALIBLICENSE-L, please send a request to be added to the list to the VIVA Office.

Post a Message

Send mail to VALIBLICENSE-L@listserv.gmu.edu.

Unsubscribe

Send e-mail tolistserv@listserv.gmu.eduwith the following message: signoff valiblicense-l

VIVATIPASA-L Purpose

The VIVATIPASA-L listserv serves as a communication method for librarians across Virginia to discuss issues related to the Tipasa library system. It is a closed listserv, restricted to VIVA participants only.

Subscribe To subscribe to VIVATIPASA-L, please send a request to be added to the list to viva@gmu.edu.
Post a Message Send mail to VIVATIPASA-L@LISTSERV.GMU.EDU
Unsubscribe

Send an e-mail to listserv@listserv.gmu.edu with the following message: signoff vivatipasa-l