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The Canadian Book Exchange Centre closed its doors and ceased accepting and distributing material as of June 30, 2008.
Read more about the CBEC closure:
Closure of the Canadian Book Exchange Centre
Listservs and bulletin boards
The Virtual Canadian Book Exchange
Library and Archives Canada maintains CBEC-CCEL as an electronic forum to facilitate the exchange of surplus publications within Canadian libraries and allied communities.
The CBEC listserv (CBEC-CCEL@listserv.lac-bac.gc.ca) may be used to share lists of surplus publications or to indicate "want lists". Messages can be posted in English or in French.
To subscribe to the list, send email to: email@example.com
In the body of the message type: SUBSCRIBE CBEC-CCEL Firstname Lastname
To post a message to the list, send it to: CBEC-CCEL@listserv.lac-bac.gc.ca
To unsubscribe from the list, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the body of the message type: SIGNOFF CBEC-CCEL
For Common LISTSERV Commands, go to:
Other listservs, bulletin boards and directories
Canadian Association of Law Libraries listserv (CALL-L)
GovInfo (York University) www.lsoft.com/scripts/wl.exe?SL1=GOVINFO&H=
The Directory of Special Collections of Research Value in Canadian Libraries may also lead you to focused collections willing to take material. www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/collectionsp/index-e.html
Tell us about another venue for exchanging surplus publications: email@example.com
Want more help? Email our Reference Division at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tell us about organizations willing to take material: email@example.com