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Advanced Mailing Lists - Archives

Most mailing lists are archived, and many have convenient web accessible interfaces.

Most mailing lists keep permanent archives of all messages they receive for the convenience of members, sometimes also accessible to non-members. The method of accessing these archives is often included in the introductory message for the list. Many mailing list archives also include a search function, and many include web interfaces.

If a list has a web archive, the address and related information is usually given in the list's introductory message. Listserv lists also usually list the address of any web archive in the list summary in the CataList catalog.

Information on how to obtain access and search archives for each type of mailing list system are described in the Listserv, Listproc, and Majordomo sections.