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
Google Groups permit:
- Group discussions
- Distribution of announcements
- Members from both inside and outside the @amherst.edu domain
As with all Amherst IT and network resources, those using Google Groups must abide by the Amherst College Electronic Resources Acceptable Use Poilcy.