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Some listservs are set up by the owner to archive postings. Access to those archives is controlled by the list owner.

There are two types of archives: Web Archive and Notebook Archive

To view a web archive:

  • For listserv postings sent and archived on or after 2/1/08
    • The listserv has to be set up to web archive
    • You must meet the access criteria set up by the list owner in order to view the web archives
    • Depending on the access settings, you may need to log into the listserv web interface to view the archives
      • Select Login Required
      • Select Get a new LISTSERV password. Your login id is the email address you used to subscribe to the listserv
      • Select a password
      • Enter Register Password

To view a notebook archive:

  • To see the list of all the notebook archives available for a listserv
    • send an email to: [email protected]
    • Leave the subject line blank
    • In the body type: indexlistname
      Note: listname=the name of your listserv
    • The listserv server will email to you a list of the available notebook archives for that listserv
  • To retrieve a notebook archive for a listserv
    • send an email to: [email protected]
    • Leave the subject line blank
    • In the body type: getlistname logyrmo
      Note: listname=the name of your listserv
      and yrmo=the 2-digit year and 2-digit month of the archive you wish to view
      Example: get admin-l log0310 will get you the archives for October 2003
    • You can request multiple logs by hitting return and entering another log request on the next line of the email
    • The listserv server will send you one email for each notebook request. The email will contain all the postings sent to the listserv that particular month, in the order they were sent.

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