A global presentation of Usenet: how to access it, how to read posts, explanation of technical terms and acronyms.
Encoding for Usenet and E-mail
A presentation of Usenet: its history, terms and organization along with technical details and information on binary content.
Offers reviews of several websites on newsgroups. Includes a forum where users can share ideas and get assistance.
History of Usenet as a whole and of specific hierarchies like alt.*, bitnet and fidonet, old Usenet maps, the way the newsgroups work and how to use them, tips on advanced use, useful links.
Web-based Usenet tools, including news resources archive, news server search, posting and retrieving of Usenet messages, advertising products, and forgery cancellations. Free.
Tim Pierce's New's Hacking page. Includes links to RFC 977, 1036, son-of-1036.
Tutorials on binary newsgroups : how to download, verify, combine and decode files as well as how to post them. Tutorials on other topics such as IRC and P2P are also available.
Brief introduction to Usenet and appropriate guidelines to follow for posting.
A list of smilies used on Usenet.
Information and reviews on newsgroup access providers and newsreaders along with basic tutorials.
Information about Usenet for users and developers.
Timo Salmi has advice on how to participate effectively in Usenet. Topics include: Proper quoting, proper signatures, how to respond to "crackpots", where to put test postings and other important topics.
Selection of links to material on Usenet. Editorials by Jukka explaining the workings of Usenet and the reasons for certain conventions.
A brief introduction to Usenet, particularly focusing on selecting a server and choosing a newsreader. Also features a collection of useful links.
Dedicated to free speech, and its implementation on Usenet, an alternative point of view. Information about Usenet sites of Virtue and surviving UDPs.
An editorial introduction to Usenet.
Lists of groups listed according to where to post common kinds of posts, where to read about common topics, and so on.
Explains how to use binary newsgroups.
Offers binary newsgroup tutorials covering downloading, posting and use of software tools. Includes messageboard.