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C371 Exercise 1: Join Appropriate Listserves or Mailing Lists

Updated: 25 August 2004
Key Points: Chemweb; A list for Chemical Applications of the Internet is an e-mail list that has been used for many years by those who are developing various chemistry-related programs for use on the Internet. A new mailing list is the Yahoo! Group ChemistrySoftware mailing list.

You should join and remain on these services throughout the semester. They are likely to have a low volume of postings.


1. Join Chemweb and remain a subscriber throughout the semester. Connect to: http://mailman.ic.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/chemweb and follow the instructions.

2. Look at the Chemweb archives at http://mailman.ic.ac.uk/pipermail/chemweb/. Scan all of the postings in the last three months available in the archives..

3. Join the ChemistrySoftware group at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChemistrySoftware/ It is also available as RSS http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChemistrySoftware/rss

4. Send your instructor an e-mail message when you have completed this assignment.