UNSUBSCRIBING, BIOSCI ARCHIVES, ADDRESS DATABASE & BIOSCI FAQ

Operator s671228 at cc.kmitt.ac.th
Thu Aug 3 02:22:12 EST 1995



On 21 Apr 1995, BIOSCI Administrator wrote:

> 
> Four important items follow: How to cancel e-mail subscriptions to
> BIOSCI newsgroups, BIOSCI archive searching, the BIOSCI FAQ, and the
> BIOSCI User Address Directory form.  If you have not yet listed
> yourself in our BIOSCI user directory, please take a few minutes to
> complete and return the form below.  If your personal information has
> changed since you listed yourself, please send us a complete new
> updated form.  We can not make manual revisions to existing entries.
> 
> 				Sincerely,
> 
> 				Dave Kristofferson
> 				BIOSCI/bionet Manager
> 
> 				biosci-help at net.bio.net
> 
> 
> 
> 	 **** How to cancel a BIOSCI e-mail subscription ****
> 
> If you want to cancel your e-mail subscription to this group, 
> PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR UNSUBSCRIBE REQUEST TO THE NEWSGROUP ADDRESS
> (NOR REPLY TO A MESSAGE POSTED TO THE NEWSGROUP)!!!
> 
> This would send your request to all of the readers of the newsgroup,
> but it might still not be seen by the BIOSCI staff - thus you would
> annoy many people and possibly not accomplish your goal anyway.
> 
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> Support Address                      Location
> ---------------                      --------
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> 
> 		 **** SEARCHING BIOSCI ARCHIVES ****
> 
> The easiest way to search the BIOSCI archives is to use Mosaic or
> another World Wide Web browser and connect to the BIOSCI WWW home page
> at URL http://www.bio.net/.  Select the hypertext link to the BIOSCI
> archives.  This gives you read access to all newsgroup messages and
> the ability to search the indexes described below.
> 
> You can also use gopher software and connect over the Internet to
> net.bio.net, the U.S. BIOSCI computer.  We maintain three indexes
> which are searchable from the main gopher menu on net.bio.net: (1) an
> index of all BIOSCI postings; (2) an index of individual journal
> article references from the Table of Contents postings on the
> BIO-JOURNALS newsgroup; and (3) an index of BIOSCI users including
> regular mail and e-mail addresses, phone/FAX numbers, research
> interests, and newsgroup participation.
> 
> E-mail users can search the BIOSCI archives by using our waismail
> e-mail server.  For instructions send the message
> 
> help
> 
> to waismail at net.bio.net.  Leave the Subject: line blank (anything
> entered on the Subject: line is ignored).
> 
> WAIS software can also be used to search the archives as described in
> the BIOSCI FAQ (see below).
> 
> Finally, the BIOSCI archive files are accessible by anonymous FTP to
> net.bio.net [134.172.2.69] in the directory pub/BIOSCI.
> 
> 
>        **** BIOSCI FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) SHEET ****
> 
> New users of BIOSCI/bionet may want to read the "Frequently Asked
> Questions" or "FAQ" sheet for BIOSCI.  The FAQ provides details on how
> to participate in these forums and fix problems that you might
> encounter in using the newsgroups.  The FAQ and other BIOSCI
> documentation is available through our WWW home page at URL
> http://www.bio.net/.  It is also available for anonymous FTP from
> net.bio.net [134.172.2.69] in pub/BIOSCI/doc/biosci.FAQ or for
> retrieval by gopher to net.bio.net, port 70.  It may also be requested
> by sending the command
> 
> info faq
> 
> in the body of an e-mail message to the Internet address
> biosci-server at net.bio.net.  Please do not enter the info faq command
> on the Subject: line of your message since the e-mail server ignores
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> 
> The FAQ is also posted on the first of each month to the newsgroup
> BIONEWS/bionet.announce immediately following the posting of the
> BIOSCI information sheet.
> 
> 
> 	       **** BIOSCI USER ADDRESS DIRECTORY ****
> 
> Please take this opportunity to add your name and address information
> to the BIOSCI User Address Database if you have not already done so.
> 
> Below is the address form that we would like each reader of the
> BIOSCI/bionet newsgroups to complete and return if you would like to
> be listed in our database.  The database serves as a directory that
> enables biologists, who are currently using (or even just reading) the
> BIOSCI newsgroups, to look up e-mail addresses and other information
> about our users.
> 
> The address database is reindexed nightly for WAIS, waismail, gopher,
> and WWW access (the URL is http://www.bio.net).  If you have access to
> gopher, connect to net.bio.net to search the database.  If you have
> access to WAIS, please use our WAIS source biologists-addresses.src.
> If you are not on the Internet, please use our waismail server (send
> the word "help" to waismail at net.bio.net to get instructions; any text
> on the Subject: line of your message will be ignored, so put the help
> command in the body of the mail message.).
> 
> Please carefully follow the instructions for completing the form
> below and return it to either of the following two addresses
> (whichever is more convenient for you).  Thanks in advance for taking
> the time to complete and return the form.
> 
> Addresses for returning forms         Location        Network
> -----------------------------         --------        -------
> biovote at net.bio.net                   U.S.A.          Internet/BITNET
> biovote at daresbury.ac.uk               U.K.            JANET
> 
> 
> 	     MAKING SURE THAT YOUR INFORMATION IS CURRENT
> 
> This notice will be mailed bimonthly to each newsgroup.  You should
> check your database entry from time-to-time to see if your address
> information is still up-to-date.
> 
> 
> 		  Using Gopher to complete the form
>                   ---------------------------------
> 
> If you don't want to use a text editor, you can also use Dan
> Jacobson's gopher site to fill out the address database form as
> follows.  Otherwise skip this section on gopher and proceed to the
> instructions for filling out the form below.
> 
> > To add yourself to the database just point your
> > gopher client at merlot.gdb.org and select the following:
> > 
> > -->  14. Searching For Biologists/
> > 
> >  -->  9.  E-mail Addresses of Biosci-Bionet Users/
> > 
> >   -->  1.  Add (or Correct) Your Address to the BIOSCI User Address
> > Data..
> > 
> > 
> > And fill out the form.
> 
> or Rob Harper's gopher site in Europe as follows:
> 
> > Europeans can point their gopher client at gopher.csc.fi and add their
> > information to the database. All entries will be mailed directly to
> > Dave for incorporation in a wais source.
> > 
> > The path to the questionare is as follows.
> > 
> > 
> > 6.  Information in English/
> > 
> >     5.  Scientific and other topics/
> > 
> >         1.  Finnish EMBnet BioBox/
> > 
> >             9.  FAQ Files/
> > 
> >                 5.  Bionauts Address Database (questionaire) <TEL>
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> 	    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
> 
> Please enter all responses after the : on each line, leaving one (1)
> blank space after the : (i.e., before the start of your text).
> 
> Please do NOT extend your responses past the end of each line (80
> characters).
> 
> PLEASE DO NOT alter any of the field identifiers such as "first name: ". 
> If you have nothing to enter after a field identifier, PLEASE LEAVE IT
> - do not delete it even if there is no data on the line in question.
> 
> Several lines are provided at the end of the form for comments, but,
> please adhere to the line length restriction.
> 
> On the date: line, please enter the date in the DD-MM-YY format, e.g.,
> 15-05-93 for 15 May 1993.  This line will tell others when the
> information was last updated.  Please be sure to include the 0's for
> single digit days or months, e.g., 15-05-93, not 15-5-93.
> 
> Note that the "e-mail network: " line below is for specifying, e.g.,
> "Internet," "BITNET," "EARN," "JANET," or whatever other network that
> your computer may be on.
> 
> If you are uncertain about any field, please feel free to leave it
> blank, but please DO NOT DELETE the field identifier from the form!
> 
> In the first field below, "New information or Update ...", please
> enter "N" if this is the first time that you have registered in the
> directory or "U" if you are correcting a listing that you sent to us
> previously.
> 
> The comment: lines may be used for anything that you like but PLEASE
> DO NOT DELETE THEM FROM THE FORM OR ALTER THEM.  One suggested use is
> to list the names of the newsgroups in which you participate.  Please
> use the MAILING LIST name (see below - the latest version of the list
> can be requested from biosci at net.bio.net) instead of the USENET name
> even if you don't participate by e-mail.  WAIS might get confused by
> the periods in the USENET names.  This allows one to retrieve via WAIS
> or waismail the list of participants in a particular group.
> 
> For example:
> 
> comment: ARABIDOPSIS PLANT-BIOLOGY BIONEWS
> 
> On the comment: lines
> use these names below ---- NOT the USENET names below
> 
> MAILING LIST NAME          USENET Newsgroup Name
> -----------------          ---------------------
> ACEDB-SOFT                 bionet.software.acedb
> AGEING                     bionet.molbio.ageing
> AGROFORESTRY               bionet.agroforestry
> ARABIDOPSIS                bionet.genome.arabidopsis
> ASCB                       bionet.prof-society.ascb
> BIOCAN                     bionet.prof-society.cfbs
> BIOFORUM                   bionet.general
> BIO-INFORMATION-THEORY     bionet.info-theory
> BIONAUTS                   bionet.users.addresses
> BIONEWS                    bionet.announce
> BIO-JOURNALS               bionet.journals.contents
> BIO-MATRIX                 bionet.molbio.bio-matrix
> BIOPHYSICAL-SOCIETY        bionet.prof-society.biophysics
> BIOPHYSICS                 bionet.biophysics
> BIO-SOFTWARE               bionet.software
> BIOTHERMOKINETICS          bionet.metabolic-reg
> BIO-WWW                    bionet.software.www
> CARDIOVASCULAR-RESEARCH    bionet.biology.cardiovascular
> CELEGANS                   bionet.celegans
> CELL-BIOLOGY               bionet.cellbiol
> CHLAMYDOMONAS              bionet.chlamydomonas
> CHROMOSOMES                bionet.genome.chromosomes
> COMPUTATIONAL-BIOLOGY      bionet.biology.computational
> CSM                        bionet.prof-society.csm
> CYTONET                    bionet.cellbiol.cytonet
> DROSOPHILA                 bionet.drosophila
> EMBL-DATABANK              bionet.molbio.embldatabank
> EMF-BIO                    bionet.emf-bio
> EMPLOYMENT                 bionet.jobs
> EMPLOYMENT-WANTED          bionet.jobs.wanted
> FASEB                      bionet.prof-society.faseb
> GDB                        bionet.molbio.gdb
> GENBANK-BB                 bionet.molbio.genbank
> GENETIC-LINKAGE            bionet.molbio.gene-linkage
> GRASSES-SCIENCE            bionet.biology.grasses
> HIV-MOLECULAR-BIOLOGY      bionet.molbio.hiv
> HUMAN-GENOME-PROGRAM       bionet.molbio.genome-program
> IMMUNOLOGY                 bionet.immunology
> INFO-GCG                   bionet.software.gcg
> JOURNAL-NOTES              bionet.journals.note
> METHODS-AND-REAGENTS       bionet.molbio.methds-reagnts
> MICROBIOLOGY               bionet.microbiology
> MOLECULAR-EVOLUTION        bionet.molbio.evolution
> MOLECULAR-MODELLING        bionet.molec-model
> MOLLUSC-MOLECULAR-NEWS     bionet.molbio.molluscs
> MYCOLOGY                   bionet.mycology
> NEUROSCIENCE               bionet.neuroscience
> N2-FIXATION                bionet.biology.n2-fixation
> PARASITOLOGY               bionet.parasitology
> PHOTOSYNTHESIS             bionet.photosynthesis
> PLANT-BIOLOGY              bionet.plants
> POPULATION-BIOLOGY         bionet.population-bio
> PROTEIN-ANALYSIS           bionet.molbio.proteins
> PROTEIN-CRYSTALLOGRAPHY    bionet.xtallography
> PROTISTA                   bionet.protista
> RAPD                       bionet.molbio.rapd
> SCIENCE-RESOURCES          bionet.sci-resources
> STADEN                     bionet.software.staden
> STRUCTURAL-NMR             bionet.structural-nmr
> TROPICAL-BIOLOGY           bionet.biology.tropical
> URODELES                   bionet.organisms.urodeles
> VIROLOGY                   bionet.virology
> WOMEN-IN-BIOLOGY           bionet.women-in-bio
> YEAST                      bionet.molbio.yeast
> ZBRAFISH                   bionet.organisms.zebrafish
> 
> Listing newsgroups on the comment: line is optional, of course.
> 
> Thanks again for your cooperation!
> 
> 
> 
> --------------- please cut here and return portion below ---------------
> 
> New information or Update to old record (enter N or U): 
> date (DD-MM-YY): 
> first name: 
> middle initial: 
> family name: 
> job title: 
> e-mail address: 
> e-mail network: 
> phone number: 
> FAX number: 
> institution: 
> address1: 
> address2: 
> address3: 
> city: 
> state/province: 
> country: 
> postal code: 
> research interest: 
> research interest: 
> comment: 
> comment: 
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