Google Groups

Description

Google Groups allow a sender to email a large number number of members simultaneously.   Google Groups  have replaced listservs as the recommended method for communicating with large groups of users, especially when the group memberships rarely change. 

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits: 

Google Groups permit:

  • Group discussions
  • Distribution of announcements
  • Members from both inside and outside the @amherst.edu domain

Getting Started

Getting Started: 

See Google's Getting Started with Groups tutorial for information about how to work with Groups.

Contact the Amherst IT Help at AskIT @amherst.edu or 413-542-2526 with any questions.

Additional Information

Additional Information: 

As with all Amherst IT and network resources, those using Google Groups must abide by the Amherst College Electronic Resources Acceptable Use Poilcy.

Audience

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff

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