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(Telecommunications) a service on the internet that provides an electronic mailing to subscribers with similar interests
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a specific list server: one of the most common list servers on the Internet.
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ASAE offers numerous listservs for members to correspond with each other on topics of interest.
Highlighted are problems associated with the use of listservs, e-mail addresses, formats for downloading and compiling data, and the nonrandom nature of the resulting sample.
Devotees are filling computer bulletin boards and listservs with their disappointment that the event organizers didn't stand up to the cops, fearing that the institution of Burning Man has become more important than the principles they thought it stood for.
Topical e-mail conversations between far-flung strangers (who often become very good friends without even knowing each other's real names), are called listservs, or discussion groups.
As a member of these self-moderated listservs, I am able to offer suggestions to reporters based on the resources available at IRE.
A number of articles have reported on the use of e-mail and listservs as a supplement to the teaching of a college course (Doring, 1996; Gamas & Nordquist, 1997; Hansen & Gladfelter, 1996).
In line with that, early in 1997 members of the Controllers Council and Cost Management Group were offered the opportunity to join listservs provided by Rutgers.
* KIDLINK: Kidlink Society runs several listservs in support of a global dialog for students 10-15 years of age.
Mary Gordon, of the NLC staff, reported on the establishment of e-mail listservs for each constituency group.
The Web site has been receiving traffic for the past several months from word of mouth recommendations spread through newsgroups and listservs as well as its network of industry insiders.
There are more than 5,000 automated mailing lists, 1 managed by a program called "listserv." These are the most common lists and are known as "listservs." Hence, the word "listserv" is used generically to refer to all types of mailing lists.
Listservs, the e-mail groups where members of a smaller interest group can commune, are similar to software agents in this regard.