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electronic mailing list

An automated email system on the Internet, which is maintained by subject matter. There are thousands of such lists that reach millions of individuals and businesses. New users generally subscribe by sending an email with the word "subscribe" in it and subsequently receive all new postings made to the list automatically. Mailing lists are also called "listprocs" and "listservs," the latter coming from the popular LISTSERV package. Majordomo is a popular public domain mailing list program. See LISTSERV.
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com), an Internet discussion list and Web site for hardware and lumber retailers.
These range from an Internet discussion list for lesbian mothers to the Hallomas land trust in Northern California.
18) I have embarrassed myself by accidentally "replying to all" on an Internet discussion list.
According to the announcement, Hurley has been instrumental in running the Solo-Librarian Internet Discussion List, which fosters communication among professionals who are the sole practitioners in their corporate libraries.
For example, the political science research and teaching list (PSRT-L), which Gary Klass and I moderate, has passed its fifth anniversary as an Internet discussion list serving the needs of political science.
It was a truly remarkable experience made possible through the use of POS302-L, an Internet discussion list created for the seminar on the Illinois State University RS6000 computer.
The members of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Internet discussion list write and edit the paper, but the SPJ is not affiliated with the paper directly.
A year later, in 1994, Outing founded the Online-News and Online- Newspapers Internet discussion lists, serving the then-fledgling online news community.
Internet discussion lists that cater to library directors are frequently the site of urgent messages among colleagues to the effect of, "Help
today announced the launch of LegalMinds, an integrated searchable archive of well over 100 Internet discussion lists of interest to the legal community.

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