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LM_NET  FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Revised   August 15, 1996

This listing of questions frequently asked (and answered) on LM_NET has
been created in hope of reducing some of the repetition encountered by our
members.  Members may wish to save the FAQ for quick reference.  We expect
to post this twice each month and will note in subject line when changes
are made.

Information in items 1,2,3, 4 & 5 comes from postings to the listserv.  We
can take no responsibility for accuracy.  Please direct corrections or
updates of this information to       sbaker@orca.esd114.wednet.edu

-1. ***NEW*** Biblographic citations for electronic resources
-2.-gry words
-3. sources for keypals/penpals
-4. sources for internet acceptable use policies
-5. listservs for educators and others
-6. signing off LM_NET
-7. temporarily stopping LM_NET mail
-8. reaching the LM_NET archives

*****1. Bibliographic citations for electronic resources*****
MLA Example:

APA examples:


Print resources:
Xia Li and Nancy B. Crane's Electronic Style (Westport,CT: Meckler
Publishing, 1993).
Examples of citations may be found in the LM_NET archives.  Go to the
archives, do a search using "citations". Message #35 has many examples.

*****2. -gry words*****
Among the suggestions from LM_NET members:
"Aggry" which is a glass bead found in China.  The "it" that was in the
riddle.  "Puggry", which is a hindu scarf wrapped around helmet or hat and
trails down the back to keep the sun off one's neck.
Web site::  Use Lycos, :Http://.lycos.com and using the string "gry" will
find  words ending in "gry"
Search the Stumpers archive: gopher://gopher.cuis.edu,
under Library resources.

In Richard Lederer's _Adventures of a Verbivore_....at least 50 -gry words
in addition to angry and hungry and every one of them is either a variant
spelling, as in augry for augury, ... or ridiculously obscure, as in
anhungry, an obsolete synonym for hungry; aggry, a kind of variegated
glass bead much in use in the Gold Coast of West Africa; puggry, a Hindu
scarf wrapped around the helmet or hat and trailing down the back to
keep the hot sun off one's neck, or gry, a medieval unit of measurement
equaling one-tenth of a line.

>From an article in the Chicago Tribune, Ap 17, 1981 by Jack Mabley:
anhungry & mawgry.

*****3. sources for keypals/penpals*****
For "keypals", try these
IECC@STOLAF.EDU  Subscribe by sending a message to iecc-request@stolaf.edu
The message should be subscribe iecc@stolaf.edu yourfirstname
This list is not for discussion or for individual penpals, but for
seeking partner classrooms for international or cross-cultural connections
KIDINTRO@sjuvm.stjohns.edu    A penpal intro group for kids.
http://www.usa.net/~pitsco/pitsco/keypals.html  - keypals from different
For "old fashioned" penpals
These addresses came from the Kids Address Book by Levine.

International Pen Pals,  P.O. Box 290065,  Brooklyn, NY 11229
Science Fiction Pen Pal Center,  P.O. Box 2522,  Renton, WA  98056
World Pen Pals,  1694 Como Ave.,  St. Paul, MN  55108

*****4. sources for internet acceptable use policies*****

   ->17. Internet Guides and Directories/
   ->1. Acceptable Use  Policies/Agreements

   ->2. More about  armadillo and other gophers/
   ->2. Acceptable and unacceptable  use of net

   ->9. K-12 Acceptable Use Policies


   ->4. Internet documents
   -> Acceptable  Use Policies


A simple way to start a search for this information is to do a webcrawler
search--to do this if you have only a lynx connection to the world wide
web is this -- type
lynx http://www.webcrawler.com
when you get there simply follow the directions.
       Classroom Connect is an excellent site for much information on
using the internet.  They have excellent information on writing AUPs and
much more. Get their FAQ at
or try

*****5. listservs for educators and others*****
Tile.Net.   is a directory that allows you to locate listservs by subject
or name and provides you with current subscription information.
The address is http://tile.net/listserv/
The best place on the Web to find a list of listservs is
Resource tool on the Web:  Shirl's Internet Toolbox
http://www.bcr.org/garden.html.   Scroll down to the 6th group "Find an
internet mailing list"  Click on "Listserv All-in-One Resource" and go
there.  There are lots  of other goodies on this page as well.
        A shortcut to listserv searches can also be found at
Good list of lists available on the web or gopher...usually known as the
Kovacs list, real name is the Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-
Conferences. The access information is taken from a posting
distributed on Net-Happenings.

Contact:  Paul Kramer paul@n2h2.com

Information/Directory of Scholarly Electronic Conferences
Contact: Earl Fogel earl.fogel@usask.ca
 One source is *John December's List of Mailing Lists*
FTP access  address: ftp.rpi.edu
Instructions: To change directories type  cd pub/communications
Then type   get internet.cmc
The listserv file will be downloaded.

*****6. signing off LM_NET*****
 In the event that you want to unsubscribe/sign off from LM_NET....
  1.  Send your signoff message to:

  2. Send these words in the first line of the message:
     signoff lm_net
      and you will be dropped.  (No other words are necessary.)

*****7.  Temporarily Stopping Mail From LM_NET*****
If you want to stop receiving mail from LM_NET for a period of time, all
you have to do is send a specific message to the listserv computer which
handles LM_NET mail.
  Send the message to this address:  listserv@listserv.syr.edu
In the body of the message, on the first line, type the following:
   set lm_net nomail
To restart your LM_NET mail, send to the same address, the following:
   set lm_net mail

*****8. finding the LM_NET archives*****
   The LM_NET Archives, LM_Netiquette, the membership directory  and
related information is available at the AskERIC World Wide Web and Gopher



   Another way to find it is to  telnet to
   and then, by going through a series of menus, you will reach the
   LM_NET Archives.

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