List subscriber's guide

This document assumes you have read the overview document which has important information you will need before continuing to use the UTORlist web interface.

Disclaimer: Parts of this document have been adapted from the manuals provided by Lsoft.

General Description

The Information Commons and I+TS are jointly offering the UTORlist service in support of the academic, administrative and instructional goals at the University of Toronto. UTORlist provides a simple mechanism for distributing a single message simultaneously to a group of people. For example, UTORlist can be used to distribute class notes, reading lists, assignments, newsletters, project updates, deadlines, event notices, etc. The UTORlist service is currently implemented using the LISTSERV™ software. The UTORlist service is governed by the Appropriate Use of Information and Communication Technology guidelines.

E-mail Account

A subscriber can use their UTORmail e-mail address available from:, or any other e-mail address.

The following PDF manual is available from the Lsoft website:

Tools for LISTSERV lists

You can either use the new web interface to add or delete yourself from a list, send a message to the list owner, and set subscription options, or you can continue to use the command line from your email.

Important notes about the web interface:

  • Before you can use the web interface, you will need to create a password to access the site.
  • The web interface provides more functionality than previously offered. Please be sure to read all pertinent documentation before using new features. If you are unsure and still have unanswered questions, please contact the Listmaster at

See the article: Using the Web Interface for Subscribers

Who To Call For Help

If you are experiencing difficulty using the list or have other concerns related to the list you are subscribed to, you should contact the list owner.

Last update:
2016-08-30 14:06
Lisette Henrich
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