AASLForumhttp://www.ala.org/aasl/aboutaasl/aaslcommunity/communityinaasl/aasledisclist/aaslforumInformed discourse and lively debate advance AASL's mission to advocate excellence, facilitate change and develop leaders in the school library media field. The AASL Members Forum (AASLFORUM) -- a discussion list for AASL personal members-only -- affords the opportunity to participate in timely discussions of issues and new developments in school librarianship.
CataListhttp://www.lsoft.com/lists/listref.html If you want to find a listserv on a specific topic, this is a good place to start. It makes information available on over 70,000 public lists. List options include location of lists by country, size, subject and a search capacity. CCBChttp://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/ccbcnet/default.aspThis moderated and highly structured listserv features topical discussions of children's books and children's literature. CCBC allows general posts at the end of one month's discussion and the beginning of a second month's discussions. CHILDLIThttps://email.rutgers.edu/mailman/listinfo/child_litThis moderated listserv is hosted by Rutgers University. There are a little over 1,300 members. Membership is international and includes librarians, scholars, authors, and many others interested in children's literature. GNLib-Lhttp://www.angelfire.com/comics/gnlib Sign up by following the link "Quick Tips for using GNLib-L"Dedicated to discussion of graphic novels in libraries, the membership consists of librarians with a sprinkling of publishers and authors. The list has an owner, but is loosely moderated, if at all. This page also has a link to the archives. Many of the threads focus on requests for suggestions for graphic novel collections in public and school libraries so the archives can be a resource if you plan to start a graphic novels collection.
ISShttp://www.ala.org/aasl/aboutaasl/aaslcommunity/aaslsections/iss/resourcesISS is a list for AASL personal members who are also members of the Independent Schools Section (ISS). ISS provides a means for discussion of and action on the problems relating to all phases of non-public school librarianship.LM-NEThttp://lmnet.wordpress.com/subscribe/LM_NET on the Web is dedicated to school library media specialists worldwide, and to people involved with the school library media field. In addition to the international listerv, there is a LM_NET Wiki Annex where users can share files, images, lessons, handouts, rubrics, etc. Visit the Wiki at http://lmnet.wikispaces.com/. Metro-Lhttp://www.metro.org/connect/Subscribers to METRO-L can receive announcements about METRO programs and services, make important announcements about their own institution's activities, and receive legislative updates and alerts, post problems and share solutions. Or, connect with the METRO community via social media. NYLINE (New York’s Libraries Information Network)http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nyline.htm Join NYLINE for up-to-the-minute information about library developments in New York State, news from the New York Library Association, news from the New York State Library, and networking with your colleagues.PUBLIBhttp://sunsite.berkeley.edu/PubLib/ The PUBLIB electronic discussion list is for the discussion of issues relating to public librarianship.PUBYAChttp://www.pubyac.org/A moderated list with a reasonable volume of e-mail, any topic applying to public service to youth is acceptable. Professional OrganizationsAmerican Library Associationhttp://www.ala.org American Association of School Librarianshttp://www.ala.org/aasl Association for Library Services to Childrenhttp://www.ala.org/alsc/International Association of School Librarianshiphttp://www.iasl-online.org/index.htm Metropolitan New York Library Councilhttp://metro.org/New Jersey Association of School Librarianshttp://www.njasl.org/ New York City School Librarians Associationemail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://nycsla.org/http://twitter.com/nycsla New York Library Association (NYLA)http://www.nyla.org/ Section of School Librarians of the New York Library Associationhttp://www.nyla.org/page/slms-school-library-media-section-301.html School Library Systems Association of New York Statehttp://www.slsa-nys.org/ Young Adult Library Services Associationhttp://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/yalsa.htm