Re: Survey: Techwr-L Listserv

Subject: Re: Survey: Techwr-L Listserv
From: "Fisher, Julie" <fisjl -at- SMTP -dot- VUT -dot- EDU -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 1994 12:19:00 EST

To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: Survey: Techwr-L Listserv
Date: Monday, November 07, 1994 8:54AM


I'm doing research to determine such things as what makes a listserv
successful, whether this listserv meets the needs of its subscribers,
why people subscribe and more. I would really appreciate it if you
would take a few minutes to respond to the survey I've included in
this note. Send your responses to meie0046 -at- gold -dot- tc -dot- umn -dot- edu -dot-

I will compile and post the results of this survey to the list when my
research is complete. Your individual response will be completely

Thank you for your time,
Laurel Meier


Have you posted on this listserv? Yes
If so, was the response you received beneficial? I have not yet been
successful in actually getting my response out of Australia - I tried twice
and would like some idea of why it did not work. If I reply or use reply to
ask a question the response is great.

Have you responded to a post? Yes
If so, did you post your response to the listserv, contact the person
directly, or both? Sent it via the list
If you contacted the person directly, why did you
choose to do this rather than post to the listserv?

Do you use e-mail regularly? every day, it runs in the background.

Do you subscribe to any other listservs? Yes InfoSys which is an information
systems group and a women's listserv.

Do you use any newsgroups?

What is your background? Senior lecturer dept business computing, Victoria
University fo Technology Melbourne

What educational degrees do you hold? Masters info systems

What are your main sources of information in this field? STC journal, IEEE,
keyword (Australian), ACM Sigdoc and Technical writing and Communication -
Journal of.

Where did you find out about this listserv? Met someone at a conference in
Manchester who told me about it.

Why did you subscribe? Am doing research in the area.

Does this listserv meet your needs? Yep
If not, what do you need? I would like to know why I have been unsuccessful
getting info out of the country.

Describe the ideal listserv for you in this field.

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