Create a Group

Groups come in a variety of types and the process of creating them differs depending on their type.

Open groups:

  • A group that anyone can join.
  • The owner of the group determines who is allowed to post to such a group.

Moderated groups:

  • A group that people apply to join.image of join groups page
  • Applications are adjudicated by the group administrator(s).

Closed groups:

  • A group whose membership is fixed by one of a number of processes.
  • Many of the closed groups are created thru the same automatic processes that are used to create Listserv lists.