Listserv Participation, Rules and Etiquette
EAA Members are encouraged to use their network of fellow professionals to ask questions, pose problems, seek resources and more.
The EAA Listserv is available to all members and you may subscribe and unsubscribe at any time, as long as the message is sent from the email associated with your membership.
To subscribe, please send an email with the word “subscribe” in the subject line to email@example.com.
To post, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from the email account subscribed to the listserv.
To unsubscribe, send an email with unsubscribe in the subject line to email@example.com
For questions contact the EAA Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
EAA Listserv Rules
- Do not post patient identifiable information on the list.
- Do not post commercial messages or solicitations on the list.
- Do not post abusive, threatening, offensive, defamatory, profane or illegal materials on the list.
- Do not post any copyrighted materials on the list without permission from the copyright holder.
- Do not post anything on the list that you would not want everyone to see.
- Do not post irrelevant or off topic information on the list. This includes jokes, humorous stories or “pass-around” emails.
- Manufacturer’s representatives or developers of products are encouraged to respond off listserv to direct questions or to correct misinformation posted on the listserv.
- Please do not post attachments to the listserv unless the contents are clearly identified within the body of your posting. Links to websites or documents should be similarly identified.
- Do not post job openings on the listserv. All job openings must be listed through the EAA Career Center.
- Allow everyone to express their opinions and concerns in a friendly manner. Treat everyone on the listserv with the same respect you expect.
- Be sure your name, affiliation and location are included on emails that you send.
- Include a specific and concise subject line for each email. This will allow others to delete emails regarding topics that are not of interest to them.
- When replying, make sure your response is listed at the top of the original email.
- Try to keep the length of your email to a minimum or warn readers in the subject line that the body of the email is long.
- Send personal messages to the individual sender if the email will relate only to the original sender. This includes such messages as “thanks” and “send the information to me too.”
- Please double check to make sure personal replies are not going to the listserv.
- Use professional language when discussing commercial products or services. Clearly identify within your posting if your comments are opinions based on experience, judgments based on experience and how you gathered the data upon which your comments or judgments are based.