The Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) operates several email and web forum based discussion groups covering a broad range of topics of interest to its members. The list topics include both protein/peptide and nucleic acid chemistry, sequencing, synthesis, mass spectrometry, amino acid analysis, imaging, biocomputing and laboratory management. Members range from junior technical staff to departmental chairs. The group has over 1600 members on 6 continents. The discussion forum accommodates attachments. Attachments sent by e-mail are removed from the e-mail distribution and replaced by a link to the web site where the attachment can be viewed or downloaded. Attachments can also be posted via the web forum. People browsing the list from the web will see links to the attachments on the web site.