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Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI): Get Involved

Interested in getting involved with ALI? Here are some of the things you can do! 

Mentors

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New to Indiana or want a mentor? Reach out to the Mentorship Committee!

Committees

Librarians and staff members at member institutions are encouraged to join one of the committees that make ALI work! Contact the Committee Chair(s) of the committee that interests you. 

ALI Committees:

Affordable Learning Assessment
Communications Information Literacy
Resource Advisory Resource Sharing
Scholarly Communication Shared Collections
Technology  

 

Join ALI Connect

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ALI-Connect is ALI's new all-members discussion and information listserv -- all ALI librarians, library school faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us in order to enhance their professional experience, share their interests and library specialties, and network with the larger academic library community in Indiana.

To Subscribe:

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ali-connect-l-subscribe@iu.edu

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Listservs

There are several active, interesting ALI listservs that interested librarians and employees at member institutions can join:

ALI-CIRC-L

For staff, librarians, and/or directors who participate in ALI resource sharing programs. Multiple people from a library can join!

ALI-DIRECT-REQUEST-L

For interlibrary loan staff, librarians, and/or directors involved in direct request projects. Multiple people from a library can join!

ALI-E-COLL-DEV-L

For staff, librarians and /or directors who handle or are involved in the selection and/or purchase of electronic information resources.

ALI-HAIL-L 

For librarians and stakeholders who are actively participating in the HAIL Project or who are interested in bringing information literacy skills to the lives of all Hoosiers.

ALI-INFO-LIT-L

For those interested in discussing information literacy and/or implementing ALI information literacy programs.

ALI-LYRASIS-L 

For those interested in hearing from and communicating with Lyrasis.

ALI-MENTORSHIP-COM-L

For those who'd like updates on mentorship opportunities, professional development, forming mentorship cohorts, and for connecting with other ALI members on a range of topics such as role transitions, work skills, DEI efforts, etc.

ALI-OER-L

The ALI Affordable Learning listserv -- the place to go to discuss Open Educational Resources.

ALI-OPEN-ACCESS-L 

For those interested in and/or involved with open access.

‚ÄčALI-SHARED-COLL-L

For those interested in the current and future state of shared collections in ALI member libraries.

ALI-RESOURCE-SHARE-L

To facilitate and archive discussions about resource sharing among ALI member libraries.

ALI-TECH-L

To maintain awareness of existing and emerging technologies in academic libraries

 

How to join a listserv:

To subscribe to an ALI list, send an email to <listname>-subscribe@iu.edu (example: ali-info-lit-l-subscribe@iu.edu) from the e-mail address you want to use to subscribe. Leave the subject line and the body of the message blank.
          

You will receive a message letting you know whether your request was accepted or not.  You also may be asked to confirm your subscription request before it can be processed. If so, follow the instructions contained in the message you receive.