Notice: This file is archived for historical purposes only and is not being updated. Please see the index for updates.
- USENET Info Center: a one-stop, comprehensive source of information about Usenet, including help files, browsing and searching tools, FAQs, and other Usenet indexes and Services (http://sunsite.unc.edu/usenet-i/)
- USENET FAQs: collection of frequently answer questions and answers about Usenet (ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.announce.newusers/)
- NNTP: Network News Transfer Protocol, by Kantor and Lapsley (February 1986) (ftp://nic.merit.edu/documents/rfc/rfc0977.txt)
- Usenet FAQs/rtfm: news.groups FAQ directory (ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.groups/)
- Usenet FAQs/hyper: a hypertext list of all USENET FAQs found in news.answers (http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/FAQ-List.html)
- Usent FAQ search: (http://www.zerosix.nl/cgi-bin/faq)
- Usenet filter: personalized netnews delivery service (http://woodstock.stanford.edu:2000)
- Usenet filter: personalized netnews delivery service: mail firstname.lastname@example.org Body: "help"
- Usenet post via email: post to newsgroup via email: mail email@example.com Subject: Your Subject Body: "Your Contents"
- Usenet via WWW: access newsgroups via WWW (http://www.w3.org/hypertext/DataSources/News/Groups/Overview.html)
- Usenet connections: publicly accessible news servers, including gopher access to Usenet, by Arnold Lesikar (list removed; however, instructions are given on how to locate these) (gopher://tigger.stcloud.msus.edu:79/0lesikar)
- Usenet periodics: list of Usenet periodic postings (gopher://stavanger.sgp.slb.com:79/0nichol)
- Usenet posters: find when and from what host person with name FIRST LAST posted to Usenet: mail mail-server@rtfm.MIT.EDU Body: "send usenet-addresses/FIRST LAST"
- Discussion Beginners: for people new to USENET (news:news.announce.newusers)
- Discussion humor: an unmoderated Usenet discussion group about humorous Usenet posts (news:alt.humor.best-of-usenet)
- Discussion culture: an unmoderated Usenet discussion group about Usenet practices, people, issues (news:alt.culture.usenet)
- Usenet reader: nn, xrn)mand for hosts with newsreader, rn (other readers: unix rn newsgroup-name
Definition: USENET provides asynchronous text discussion on many topics separated into newsgroups.