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Listserv Quick Reference Guide
for List Owners


Introduction

This quick reference guide for list owners provides instructions for performing the most common tasks on the listserv.temple.edu system. As a list owner, you may also find the Commands for Listserv Owners a useful reference for managing your lists.

NEW: The Listserv system at Temple was recently upgraded to 16.0. This new upgrade includes a redesigned interface as well as enhanced security features. A short video tutorial is available that highlights the main features of the new system.


Adding a Single Subscriber
1. Go to listserv.temple.edu and click Log in to Listserv. Log in to Listserv

2. Enter your e-mail address and password and click Log In. Log in Window

3. Click List Management > Subscriber Management. Subscriber Management

4. Click Select List and choose the list you want to manage. Select List

5. At the Single Subscriber tab, go to Add New Subscriber and do the following:

a. Enter the e-mail address and name of the new subscriber.
b. Chose an e-mail notification option.
c. Then, click Add to list name.

 

 

Add Subscriber

6. A message will display confirming that the subscriber was added to the list and indicating if a notification was sent. Confirmation

Deleting a Single Subscriber  
1. Go to listserv.temple.edu and click Log in to Listserv. Log in to Listserv

2. Enter your e-mail address and password and click Log In. Log in Window

3. Click List Management > Subscriber Management. Subscriber Manaement

4. Click Select List and choose the list you want to manage. Select List

5. At the Single Subscriber tab, go to Examine or Delete Subscription and do the following:

a. Enter the name or e-mail address of the subscriber.
b. Click Search in list name.

Delete Subscriber

6. At the View or Set Subscription Options window, do the following:

a. Confirm the notification option.
b. Click Delete.

Delete Subscriber

7. A confirmation displays that the subscriber was deleted and indicates if a notification was sent. Delete Confirmation

Adding or Deleting Subscribers in Bulk
1. Create a text file containing all the e-mail addresses you want to add to the list. Enter one e-mail address per line. If you want to associate a name with an e-mail address, add a space or tab after the address and then type the name. For example:
ab@example.com Anne Boleyn
henryviii@example.com Henry VIII

-or-

Create an Excel spreadsheet and save the file as Text (Tab delimited).

 

2. Go to listserv.temple.edu and click Log in to Listserv. Log in to Listserv

3. Enter your e-mail address and password and click Log In. Log in

4. Click List Management > Subscriber Management. Subscriber Manaement

5. Click Select List and choose the list you want to manage. Select List

6. Click the Bulk Operations tab. Then, do the following:

a. Select the function, such as adding addresses, removing all subscribers, or removing imported addresses.
b. Click Browse and select the file.
c. Then, click Import.

Bulk Operations

7. When the operation has finished, the action and number of subscribers added or deleted will display at the top of the window. Add Subscribers in Bulk

Editing List Configuration
1. Go to listserv.temple.edu and click Log in to Listserv. Log in to Listserv

2. Enter your e-mail address and password and click Log In. Log in Window

3. Click List Management > List Configuration > Manual List Configuration. List Configuration

4. Click Select List and choose the list you want to configure. Select List

5. At the List Configuration (list name) window, change the settings for your list and then click Save.

Note: For information about the variables, click List Management > List Configuration > Alphabetic Keyword List.

List Configuration

Viewing List Subscribers
1. To review your list configuration and to see who is currently subscribed to your list, click List Management > LISTSERV Command. Listserv Command

2. Click Select List and choose your list. Listserv Command

3. In the Command field, type review Listserv name and click Enter Command to send the list of subscribers and list configuration to your e-mail acccount,

Note: To display the list of subscribers, go to Useful Commands and click Review list name.

View Subscribers

Viewing Public Lists
1. To view lists that are publicly accessible at Temple, click Email Lists. All lists that have been configured for public viewing will display. View Lists

Viewing Listserv Archives
1. To view the Listserv archives, click Email Lists. Then, go to Access Unlisted Lists, enter the name of your list, and click Search. View Lists

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