Mailing List

The KTECOP mailing list is an e-mail listserv for members of the Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice.

The purpose of the list is to keep members informed about KTECOP meetings and events, to share information about knowledge transfer events and job opportunities, and to discuss related topics.


How to Subscribe

When you Join KTECOP, you will automatically be subscribed to the KTECOP mailing list.

Of course, you can choose not to subscribe by deselecting the mailing list option on the Registration Form when you join.

If you decide later that you do want to subscribe, send an e-mail to exchange@ktecop.ca with the word “subscribe” (without the quotes) in the subject line. NOTE: Mailing list subscription requests will be approved only for registered members of KTECOP.


How to Unsubscribe

Members may opt out (unsubscribe) at any time.

To unsubscribe, send an e-mail to:

exchange-request@ktecop.ca

with the word “unsubscribe” in the subject or body (don’t include the quotes). You will get an automatic response with a confirmation request.

To change other account options, see the instructions below.


How to Change Your Account Options

If you ever want to unsubscribe or change your options (e.g., switch to or from digest mode, change your password, etc.), visit your subscription page at:

http://ktecop.ca/mailman/options/exchange_ktecop.ca/

Note: You must know your password to change your options (including changing the password, itself). Your password is included in the Welcome message you receive when you join the mailing list. Don’t delete your Welcome message! You can also retrieve your password online.

You can also change your account settings via e-mail by sending a message to:

exchange-request@ktecop.ca

with the word “help” in the subject or body (don’t include the quotes), and you will get back a message with instructions.

For other commands, see


Digest Mode

The KTECOP mailing list is not a particularly busy mailing list, but once in awhile there may be a hot topic and the number of e-mails will increase. To help you manage your inbox, you may want to switch to digest mode. In digest mode, you will receive a maximum of one e-mail per day from the list that combines all messages into one.

You can set the digest option online or by e-mail.

To change your options online, visit your subscription page at:

http://ktecop.ca/mailman/options/exchange_ktecop.ca/

Note: You must know your password to log in. Your password is included in the Welcome message you receive when you join the mailing list. Don’t delete your Welcome message!

To switch to digest mode by e-mail, simply send an e-mail to exchange-request@ktecop.ca with the words “set digest mime” (or “set digest plain” for a plain-text version) in the subject line (without the quotation marks).


How to Post a Message to the List

To post to this list, send your e-mail message to exchange@ktecop.ca.

Your message will be forwarded to all members of KTECOP. Before posting, please read the section below on Mailing List Etiquette.


General Information

General information about the mailing list is available at:

http://ktecop.ca/mailman/listinfo/exchange_ktecop.ca

If you like reading manuals, complete mailing list instructions are available here:

http://www.list.org/mailman-member/contents.html

For quick commands, see


Mailing List Etiquette

Here are a few tips to keep the mailing list working smoothly:

Use Meaningful Subject Lines

Use a subject line that lets people know what your message is about. For example, don’t say “Question”, say “When is the next KTECOP meeting?”

If You Change the Topic, Change the Subject Line

If you’re starting a new discussion thread, change the subject line. This lets the reader know what to expect, and it allows a collection of messages about a single topic to be sorted and easily grouped in your e-mail in-box and in the mailing list archive.

Avoid Junk Messages

Don’t clog up the list with messages like “me too” and “thanks” that only add to the clutter. If you want to thank someone, reply directly to that person, not the whole list.

Quote Sparingly

When replying to a message, delete unnecessary quoted text from previous messages. Leave only enough to provide context.

Differentiate between Public and Private Space

The mailing list is a public space. If you want to have a private discussion with another member of the list that will be of no interest to the rest of the group, take the discussion offline by e-mailing the other person directly.

For more information about mailing list etiquette, see:

Now let the exchange begin…