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CULIBS-L is the online discussion group for CUNY librarians and library staff. It is not an open list.

CULIBS-L functions using listserv software. The IFLANET Guide to Internet Mailing Lists Guides and Resources provides a detailed explanation of how listservs work.

To subscribe to CULIBS-L, please send an email to the CUNY help desk at

Include your campus affiliation and position title.

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Since this is a closed list, subscribers need to get a listserv password to access the Web archives or post via the Web.
You do not need a password to send regular e-mail to the list.

1) Go to

2) Click on "Register or change your LISTSERV password" and choose a password.

3) A confirmation note will be emailed to you. Reply as directed.

4) Once you have registered your password go back to and select "View the online archives of many CUNY mailing lists."

Updated 7/30/09/so