LISTSERV Discussion Lists

LISTSERV® is email list management software designed to facilitate email communication among a group of people who share a common interest.

LISTSERV Discussion Lists

  • How do I request or create a new list?

    You may submit a request for a new LISTSERV list by filling out the form at lists.wayne.edu/list_request.html. NOTE: WSU LISTSERV mailing lists are for the use of Wayne State University employees and students only. Lists must be related to academic o...

  • How do I add subscribers in bulk to my LISTSERV?

    Follow the directions below to add subscribers in bulk to an existing LISTSERV. Please note that your list of subscribers that you wish to upload will need to be in either an Excel CSV file or a plain text file. Sign in to your LISTSERV account at li...

  • How do I add additional owners to my LISTSERV?

    Follow the steps below to add owners to a LISTSERV list.Sign in to your LISTSERV account at http://lists.wayne.edu/.Select the list that you wish to make changes to in the List Management Dashboard. After you have selected your list, click on the opt...

  • How do I add senders to my LISTSERV?

    Follow the steps below to add senders to a LISTSERV list.Sign in to your LISTSERV account at http://lists.wayne.edu/.Select the list that you wish to make changes to in the List Management Dashboard.After you have selected your list, click on the opt...

  • How do I join a LISTSERV list?

    Follow the steps below to join a LISTSERV list. How to use the web interface method Go to the Archives Index page at lists.wayne.edu.Find the desired list in the index and click its name.If the list is not in the index, it is confidential. To access ...

  • When I try to send to a list, why does my list (LISTSERV) tell me I'm not subscribed?

    Changing your preferred email may prompt a warning tell you that you are not subscribed when you try to send an email to a LISTSERV list. If you change your preferred email, LISTSERV does not automatically update your subscription and depending on ho...

  • How do I create a new list? How do I delete a list?

    How to create a list Follow the steps below to set up a new LISTSERV list. 1. Go to lists.wayne.edu . 2. Click Request a new list. 3. Fill out the online form. 4. Click the Submit Request button to finish. How to delete a list List owners may not...

  • How do I leave a LISTSERV list?

    Follow the steps below to leave a LISTERV list. How to use the web interface method Go to the Archives Index page at lists.wayne.edu.Find the desired list in the index and click its name.If the list is not in the index, it is confidential. To access ...

  • How do I consolidate my LISTSERV emails into one message?

    LISTSERV subscribers may choose to consolidate all the messages from one list into one daily message. Follow the steps below to create a digest of all your LISTSERV messages. Go to lists.wayne.edu.Log in with your AccessID email address and password....

  • Can I see who else is subscribed to a LISTSERV list?

    Only list owners are guaranteed to be able to view a full list of all subscribers. Depending on certain settings, list subscribers may or may not be able to view a list of all other subscribers. Follow the steps below to see a list of listserv subscr...

  • How do I add a custom welcome or farewell message to a LISTSERV list?

    Welcome and farewell files may be set up to send a personalized message when someone subscribes to or unsubscribes from a LISTERSERV list. Follow the steps below to create a welcome or farewell message. Go to lists.wayne.edu. Log in with your AccessI...

  • What LISTSERV lists are hosted at WSU?

    Browse all public lists hosted at LISTS.WAYNE.EDU at lsoft.com.

  • What should I know about the lists.wayne.edu LISTSERV host?

    Details Host name: LISTS.WAYNE.EDUOrganization: Wayne State UniversityVersion: 16.0 (current)Operating system: Linux 2.6.18-416.0.0.0.1.e15Hardware: 2.3GHz Xeon (3968M)Number of lists: 1,931 (total 1,884,348 subscribers). 1,767 of these lists are for...

  • How do I avoid spam on my LISTSERV lists?

    Learn how to avoid spam using LISTSERV at http://www.lsoft.com/news/techtipLSV-issue2-2006-us.asp.

  • What list configuration techniques can I use to protect my LISTSERV lists from spam?

    Learn more about LISTSERV configuration techniques at lsoft.com.

  • Where can I find LISTSERV manuals and documentation?

    Find LISTSERV manuals and documentation at lsoft.com/resources/manuals.asp.