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ELECTRONIC MAIL

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Definition:
A means for an originator of information to distribute information to an unlimited number of recipients via a value added network service which mimics the functions of the paper postal services.

Source Publication:
Memory of the World: Safeguarding the Documentary Heritage - A guide to Standards, Recommended Practices and Reference Literature Related to the Preservation of Documents of All Kinds, International Advisory Committee for the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme Sub-Committee on Technology for the General Information Programme and UNISIST United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Part 9 - Glossary + techterms.com.

Hyperlink:
http://www.techterms.com/definition/email

Statistical Theme: Information and communication technology

Created on Thursday, August 22, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013