Electronic Newsletters and Serials

Surfing the INTERNET

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Subscribing to lists with reckless abandon can clog your mailbox and provide a convenient black hole to vacuum up all your spare time.  You may be more interested in free subscriptions to compiled documents known as electronic journals.  These journals are automatically delivered to your
electronic door.

There are a growing number of these.  Some of the best for librarians are listed below.  To subscribe to these journals you must know how to send an interactive message to another computer.  This information is well-documented in the resources listed at the end of this article.  Telnet and ftp are introduced further along in this article.