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HOW TO SUBSCRIBE TO DISCUSSION LISTS

  1. Send subscription commands to an address that starts with the name of one of the three discussion list computer programs: listserv, listproc or majordomo: listserv@somewhere.edu
  2. Leave the subject line blank.
  3. Substitute the name of the list for "listname" and your name for "firstname lastname."

  FOR LISTSERV      
  subscribe         subscribe listname firstname lastname
  unsubscribe       unsubscribe listname
  digest            set listname digest
  vacation stop     set listname nomail
  resume delivery       set listname mail
  list of subscribers   review listname
  copy of your posts    set listname repro
  acknowledge posts     set listname ack

  FOR LISTPROC
  subscribe         subscribe listname firstname lastname
  unsubscribe       unsubscribe list  firstname lastname
  vacation stop     set listname mail postpone
  resume delivery   set listname mail ack
  digest                 set listname digest
  cancel digest          set listname mail ack
  list of subscribers    recipients listname
  copy of your posts     set listname mail ack

  FOR MAJORDOMO
  subscribe         subscribe listname e-mail-address
  unsubscribe       unsubscribe listname
  digest            subscribe listname-digest
  cancel digest     unsubscribe listname-digest
  list of subscribers    who listname
    [copy of your posts occurs automatically]
    [no option for vacation]


HOW TO LOCATE DISCUSSION LISTS

    Go to Discussion Lists at NewsPlace: Resources