Listserv Vs. E-mail Alias
Deciding to use a listserv or an e-mail alias
Some advantages of a Listserv (mailing list)
is immediacy and relative privacy. Messages
An advantage of an e-mail alias is the fact that you do not have to have an "owner" as you do for a listserv. An e-mail alias should be used for small groups of people.
To Request Subscription or Removal to a Listserv
When library personnel need to request subscription or removal to LIBNEWS-L, LIBFAC-L (for all the faculty of the Library), LIBUNTENFAC-L (for all the untenured faculty of the Library), LIBCIRC-L, LIBCAT-L, LIBTECHSERV-L (for Technical Services staff), LIBSCHOLCOMM-L, or to ask a question about these listservs, ask them to email:
This address sends their message to the person who maintains the list. This step is necessary because the list owner needs to see the FROM: field in the user's message.
To Request a Library Listserv To Be Created
Send us an online request requesting the list and why you need the listserv.
To Request a Library E-mail Alias
Fill out the online form.