Using Electronic Mail (E-Mail)

  • Roger P. Smith
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards


Electronic mail (or e-mail) was the first Internet application and is still the most popular one. E-mail is a way of sending messages between people or computers through networks of computer connections. E-mail is not limited to the Internet; e-mail messages can be moved through local or organizational networks, or through gateways to other networks and systems, such as Compuserve or America Online (AOL). Many businesses already have an internal e-mail system allowing rapid and open communications within the business and, via outside connections, communications to businesses and individuals anywhere computer networks reach.


Mailing List Electronic Mail Incoming Message Subject Line Electronic Message 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Smith
    • 1
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA
  2. 2.Margaret J.A. Edwards & AssociatesCalgaryCanada

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