UNSUBSCRIBING, BIOSCI ARCHIVES, ADDRESS DATABASE & BIOSCI FAQ

W. Gibson Wood woodx002 at maroon.tc.umn.edu
Tue Jul 26 12:27:31 EST 1994


On 21 Jul 1994 02:00:12 -0700, David Kristofferson 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.
>
>IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN THE AMERICAS OR PACIFIC RIM COUNTRIES, please
>send a message to
>
>biosci at net.bio.net
>
>Instructions will be returned automatically, so the contents of your
>message do not matter.
>
>IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN EUROPE, AFRICA OR CENTRAL ASIA, please send a
>message to
>
>MXT at dl.ac.uk
>
>containing the word 
>
>help
>
>in the body of the message to retrieve e-mail server instructions.
>Any text placed on the Subject: line of your message will be ignored,
>so be sure to put the "help" command in the body of the message.
>
>If you need personal assistance, a BIOSCI staff member can be
>contacted at either of the following addresses.  Please contact the
>address designated for your location.
>
>Support Address                      Location
>---------------                      --------
>biosci at daresbury.ac.uk               Europe, Africa, and Central Asia
>biosci-help at net.bio.net              Americas and the Pacific Rim
>
>
>		 **** SEARCHING BIOSCI ARCHIVES ****
>
>The easiest way to search the BIOSCI archives is to 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 is 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
>text on the Subject: line.
>
>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, and
>gopher access.  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:
>> 
>> -->  15. 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.
>> 
>>    ---> 10. Finnish EMBnet BioBox/
>> 
>>         ---> 8.  FAQ Files/
>> 
>>                               FAQ Files
>> 
>>       1.  EMBnet: Information.
>>       2.  EMBnet: Internet resources guide.
>>       3.  A Biologist's Guide to Internet Resources/
>>       4.  All FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) Searches and Archives/
>>   --->5.  Bionauts Address Database (questionaire) <TEL>
>
>
>	    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
>
>Please enter all responses after the : on each line, leaving one (1)
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>
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>characters).
>
>PLEASE DO NOT alter any of the field identifiers such as "first name: ". 
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>- 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.
>
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>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
>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
>CELL-BIOLOGY               bionet.cellbiol
>CHLAMYDOMONAS              bionet.chlamydomonas
>CHROMOSOMES                bionet.genome.chromosomes
>COMPUTATIONAL-BIOLOGY      bionet.biology.computational
>CYTONET                    bionet.cellbiol.cytonet
>DROSOPHILA                 bionet.drosophila
>EMBL-DATABANK              bionet.molbio.embldatabank
>EMPLOYMENT                 bionet.jobs
>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
>MOLECULAR-EVOLUTION        bionet.molbio.evolution
>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
>STRUCTURAL-NMR             bionet.structural-nmr
>TROPICAL-BIOLOGY           bionet.biology.tropical
>VIROLOGY                   bionet.virology
>WOMEN-IN-BIOLOGY           bionet.women-in-bio
>YEAST                      bionet.molbio.yeast
>
>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):N 
>date (DD-MM-YY): 26-07-94
>first name: W.
>middle initial: Gibson 
>family name: Wood
>job title: Associate Director/Associate Professor
>e-mail address: woodx0020 at maroon.tc.umn.edu
>e-mail network: Internet
>phone number: 612-725-2051
>FAX number: 612-725-2084
>institution: VA Medical Center/Univ. of Minnesota School of Medicine
>address1: GRECC 11G
>address2: One Veterans Drive
>address3: 
>city: Minneapolis
>state/province: Minnesota
>country: USA
>postal code:55417 
>research interest: membrane biophysics and biochemistry 
>research interest: mechanisms of ethanol tolerance; aging
>comment: neuroscience
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