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Missouri Federal Depository Library Program - Information for Selectives: MODOC-L

This page helps Missouri library members of the Federal Depository Library Program remain compliant with program regulations.

The Missouri Government Documents Discussion Forum MODOC-L


The Missouri Government Documents Forum is an open, unmoderated mailing list covering issues of interest to government documents librarians in Missouri. It is primarily intended for the librarians and staff of institutions participating in the Federal Depository Library Program.  This YOUR forum. All topics and uses within the broad scope of this list are acceptable.

MODOC-L is sponsored by the Government Documents Department of the University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries. The forum's owner is Marie Concannon: Please don't hesitate to contact her if you have any questions or if you are having difficulty in using this list.

Subscribing/Unsubscribing to MODOC-L

To subscribe to MODOC-L, send a message to LISTSERV@PO.MISSOURI.EDU with SUBSCRIBE MODOC-L FIRSTNAME LASTNAME in the body of the message. To leave this forum, put UNSUBSCRIBE MODOC-L in the body of a message addressed to LISTSERV@PO.MISSOURI.EDU.

Sending messages to MODOC-L

MODOC-L@PO.MISSOURI.EDU is the email address of this discussion list. Mail sent to that address is distributed by the ListProcessor software to everyone who is subscribed to the list. To reply to a message posted to the list you have two options. If you want your response to go to all subscribers to MODOC-L, use the reply-function on your local mail system. If you want your response to go only to the person who posted the message, look in the header of the message to find the "FROM" field where you will see that person's email address, or check at the end of their message for their "signature". Then send your note directly to that person.

Vacation holds

Going on vacation?

  • To stop delivery of MODOC-L while you're away send the following message to LISTSERV@PO.MISSOURI.EDU:  SET MODOC-L NOMAIL
  • To restart mail delivery, send a message to LISTSERV@PO.MISSOURI.EDU with this in the body of the message:   SET MODOC-L MAIL

Customizing your account

For more options to customize your account, go to the listserv menu system. 

  • Point your browser to
  • At the bottom of the page under "Access Unlisted Archives" type MODOC-L and click the SUBMIT button
  • Click "Subscriber's Corner" in the upper navigation bar
  • Click "Settings"

Search or Browse the Archives

  • Point your browser to
  • At the bottom of the page under "Access Unlisted Archives" type MODOC-L and click the SUBMIT button