A useful way of communicating and sharing

The CBHL E-List is intended as a forum for discussions of all aspects of library service and practice in CBHL member libraries, as well as other topics if interest to all concerned with the literature of botany and horticulture. The list is a benefit of CBHL membership, and is not open to non-members.

Only CBHL commercial members may post advertisements to the list and these are to be limited to one per month.

To post a message to all the list members, send mail using your registered account email service  to 
cbhl
@
lists.cbhl.net

For general information on the mechanics of using the listserv, including subscribing and unsubscribing, and searching the list archives, please visit the CBHL Info Page of our Mailman account.

While the list automatically adds [CBHL] to the subject line, please make your subject line as specific as possible.

Replies to list messages are automatically directed to the poster, not the list, unless you redirect the reply manually.

Attachments of all kinds may delay the reception of the message by suscribers and may be not posted to the membership. For this reason, restrict the heavy attachments.

Please refer non-membership who wish to post a query or announcement to CBHL members  to the contact form or, better, relay it to the nearest botanical/horticultural library using the Plant Libraries section.

The CBHL listserv is now maintained by Leora Siegel.
lsiegel
@chicagobotanic.org

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Miller Library at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens in Seattle. That same year,  I  attended my first annual meeting at the Denver Botanical Garden hosted by the Helen Fowler Library. I was so amazed to learn that there was an organization comprised of plant librarians!After the Miller Library hosted the annual meeting in 2010, I was asked to join the Board. I wanted to serve CBHL because I had gained so much from meeting fellow horticultural librarians and visiting other garden libraries." ["post_title"]=> string(91) "Tracy L. 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