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  • List Owners

    • In the addresses shown here, replace listname with the name of your list. Be sure to include the hyphen and the letter L at the end of the list name. Messages...
    • Email lists at Cornell are called e-lists. The reasons they can be requested, what they can be used for, and who can create them are restricted.
    • You will need this information to fill out our online form. You may wish to make a note of your choices on paper to keep a record of them. All fields can be changed later EXCEPT Name...
    • Now that you've made your choices, you need to fill out and submit an online form requesting your new e-list. Follow this link to the Online E-list Request Form. (You will need to...
    • When your list is ready, you'll get an email message (at the address you used when you requested the list). You'll need to pick a time when you'll be at your computer for the next 20 minutes or so...
    • After all the steps in parts 1-4 of our guide have been completed, you should encourage people to join your new list. Announce its creation to those who might be interested in it, and give brief...
    • E-lists
    • Your e-list comes with a standard welcome message that should cover most needs. (See Test Your Message at the bottom of this page to see what the message looks like.) As a list administrator, you...
    • First, a couple of technical terms, as used by CIT and Lyris. A List Owner is the person ultimately responsible for all aspects of the operation of the e-list, and is the...
    • Your first line of defense for general questions about e-lists is this web site. The second source of wisdom is the IT Service Desk. If you have questions about a particular list,...
    • Administrators can also review a list of members through the Lyris web interface. The Lyris review command returns basic information about an e-list. Depending on how the list owner...
    • This article summarizes the steps for creating a new e-list.
    • Most email clients let you apply formatting to your messages, features like font choices, size, bold, colors, indents, etc. Some applications (for example, Lyris ListManager) expect...
    • To be clear, shutting down a list means the list goes away. The subscriber list is gone. All settings are gone. This is not like going on hiatus, or vacation, or sabbatical (see our Stop All...
    • Please note that the new list owner: Must be a current Cornell faculty or staff member, a current Cornell student, or a Cornell alumnus, and Must have an legitimate Cornell...