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How to Find out More About Discussion Lists

Thousands of discussion groups, LISTSERVs, and mail reflectors exist on the Internet.  Here are several ways to find lists of interest to you.

LISTSERVs available from NYSERNet.org
Nysernet.org hosts over 20 lists, including folk_music and PUBLIB for public librarians.  Send a LIST GLOBAL command in an interactive message to our host.   For example:

To:  LISTSERV@nysernet.org
Subject:
Message:  LIST GLOBAL

The SRI NIC Maintained Interest-Groups List of Lists
This is available by FTP from ftp.nisc.sri.com  (192.33.33.22) in the directory /netinfo/interest-groups.

The SRI NIC list-of-lists is also available via electronic mail.  Send a message to mail-server@nisc.sri.com with the following line in the message body:
Send netinfo/interest-groups

Example:
To:  mail-server@nisc.sri.com
Subject:
Message:  Send netinfo/interest-groups

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