Definitions

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  • n. A type of electronic mailing list, allowing for distribution of email to many subscribers.

Etymologies

See under listserve. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The FORMALISTA listserv is one of those, as is the as-yet-untitled anthology of funny formal poems by women that Theresa Welford and I are working on.

    Numbers Trouble : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • For South Carolina trial lawyers the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association listserv is great.

    Guests

  • Those interested in the nitty-gritty of how and why the government hides information can subscribe to Stephen Aftergood's Secrecy News listserv, which is part of his work as the director of Federation of American Scientists' Project on Government Secrecy.

    Web Won't Let Government Hide

  • Now, the listserv is a beehive of activity, as people try to locate other people with goofy, law-related names.

    Business, Law, Economics & Society

  • Today he is best known - in certain quarters - for his role in creating the listserv, which is being characterized as the locus of left-wing conspiracy.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • For several years I subscribed to an Internet "listserv" that gave charter enthusiasts across the United States an opportunity to chat.

    Are charter schools really innovative?

  • On top of these interesting developments, I had the misfortune of tuning into a current heated debate unfolding on the National Women's Studies listserv which is presently discussing "female genital mutilation" in the Third World and the problems of using "euphemisms" like "female genital surgeries" - I KID YOU NOT!

    Did the Tears Work? And Other Silly Discussions about Politics

  • ATLA listservs and the San Antonio Trial Lawyers listserv which is considered one of the best in the country.

    Guests

  • My attention will instead be directed to a defunct "listserv," that was called "JournoList," and whose members exhibited "detachment" qualities of several kinds, most of them ironic.

    PTBC J-Log

  • Though they may seem a bit behind the times, e-mail discussion lists (since "listserv" is a registered name the proper generic term is "discussion list" - it's like using "xerox" instead of "photocopy") are still important to academic librarians.

    ACRLog

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