Usenet News is a collection of discussion and conferencing groups used by
millions of people around the world. Newsgroup topics cover a wide
variety of interests from movie fan clubs to discussions about
university classes. There are thousands of newsgroups in which people post
and read articles. The University of Michigan Usenet News service is run
by the Information Technology Division and is offered to faculty, staff,
students and U-M Online members free of charge as a part of the
Package. The newsgroups that are on the U of M server have been
requested by users.
University of Michigan
Usenet homepage contains further information
on U of M Usenet access, such as a FAQ (Frequently Answered
Questions), a chart of current U of M news servers and their
specifications, and a Usenet group search engine.