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is an electronic companion to Chapter 5 of the book Learning to Use the
Ernest C. Ackermann .
It contains links to
the Internet resources, sites, and services mentioned in the chapter.
Using this you can access them
directly, without typing the long addresses or URLs for each
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Chapter 5: E-mail Group Discussion: Discussion Lists, Interest
Groups, Listserv, and Mailing Lists
Finding Names and Addresses of Discussion Groups.
Internet Sources of Information About Discussion Groups
- How to Find
an Interesting Mailing List
, by Arno Wouters
- Discussion Lists:
Mail Server Commands
, by James Milles.
- The global list of Listserv lists. To retrieve a list of Listserv
groups, each with a short description, send e-mail to any Listserv
site, such as LISTSERV@KENTVM.KENT.EDU with the message LISTS
GLOBAL. For example, send e-
mail to email@example.com
with "lists global"
as the body of the message.
Publicly Available Mailing
Stephanie and Peter DiSilva.
The list consists of names, descriptions, and contact addresses for
thousands of mailing lists available through the Internet and UUCP.
hypertext version of Publicly Avalable Mailing Lists
lists are indexed by name and by topic.
Publicly Available Mailing Lists is also avaialble by anonymous FTP
; a collection of more than twenty files.
ftp to rtfm.mit.edu and change directory to pub/usenet/news.answers/mail/mailing-lists
to retrieve the files.
- The file
List of Lists
, currently maintained by Vivian Neou, is one of the oldest
list of lists on the Internet.
search the List of Lists on the World Wide Web
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