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e-mail

Electronic mail, email Computers Scripted communication and attachments sent over a local or wide-area network or Internet to a distant recipient. See Listserv®, Mail-list. Cf Snail mail, Voice mail.
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Acceptance via the electronic mail is found in the above discussion to be effective by means of the dispatch rule.
Table 1 Scale Items Assessing Electronic Mail Gratifications Interpersonal Gratifications Obtained (IO) [IO.sub.1]) I like e-mail because it permits me to socialize with family.
Although the percentage of respondents who indicated that their work life had improved as a result of using the Internet was not as high as that for electronic mail usage, half of them reported seeing improvements in productivity and efficiency in their work life.
The use of electronic mail at the reference desk: Impact of a computer-mediated communication technology on librarianclient interactions.
In some electronic mail applications, clicking on a "live" universal resource locator (URL) link inside a mail message launches a web browser and takes the user directly to the indicated resource.
The company has consistently introduced industry "firsts," including one of the first commercially available telephone answering devices (TAD), the first TAD with integrated cordless telephone, the first implementation of synthesized voice prompting and time/day stamp, the first all-digital TAD, the first cordless telephone with Call Waiting Caller ID display, the first combination telephone answering device to let users check their electronic mail and, with Modem Monitor(R), the first technology that prevents the telephone from interrupting an online session or a fax transmission.
Whether it involves individual feedback from professors, group projects at the classroom level or memos sent out institution-wide, electronic mail is integrating even the largest universities by adding another layer of communication and bringing people together in unique ways.
These two issues have yet to be juxtaposed in a case dealing with the electronic mail of professors, who expect that their words and actions will be judged under the current laws favoring academic freedom.
This included procurement, configuration and installation of additional PCs; the introduction of an electronic mail system; and a careful migration of significant amounts of network-related data from two existing networks to a third, central network.
They weren't connected to networks or commumicating with electronic mail, and they weren't thinking about how these tools could be used strategically to advance the goals of their organizations.
Today, the Internet has grown beyond an infrastructure capable of supporting boundless volumes of electronic mail. It's become a slick, sharp-edged marketing tool.
In the process of making them, we are reducing the number of words we put into magazine print - effective with this issue, our award-winning, nationally recognized magazine will come to you quarterly instead of bimonthly - and increasing the number we put into faster forms of communication like electronic mail, newsletters, "info-grams" on special subjects, and CD-ROM.

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