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       CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse
            Internet Services
 
 
 
The CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse is pleased
to announce our new Internet services, including
a listserv of AIDS-related news, an anonymous FTP
site, and a gopher server.  The CDC Clearinghouse
also maintains an Internet mailbox to which users
may send reference questions, orders for free
publications and general inquiries.  To correspond
with the Clearinghouse, send email to:
"[log in to unmask]".
 
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AIDS News Listserv
Address:  [log in to unmask]
 
    The CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse maintains
a read-only mailing list for individuals who wish
to receive AIDS-related documents from CDC,
including the _AIDS Daily Summary_, selected
_Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report_ articles,
_CDC National AIDS Hotline Training Bulletins_,
and factsheets.  The listserv also distributes
press releases from other Public Health Service
agencies such as the National Institutes of Health.
To subscribe, Internet users should send the message
 
     "subscribe aidsnews firstname lastname"
 
to the address above, where your real first and
last names are substituted for "firstname" and
"lastname."  Anyone with email access to the
Internet, including members of such networks as
America Online and CompuServe, can subscribe to
the AIDS News Listserv.
 
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Site
Address:  cdcnac.aspensys.com
 
     The CDC Clearinghouse's anonymous FTP site
contains files of documents such as the current
_HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report_, the Agency for
Health Care Policy and Research's clinical practice
guidelines including _Understanding HIV: Consumer
Guidelines_ and _Managing Early HIV Infection:
Quick Reference Guidelines_, pathfinder guides
to AIDS information,  and in the future, the
Clearinghouse's Standard Search Series.  The files
are located in the /pub/cdcnac directory.
 
If using Mosaic or similar Internet software,
the universal resource locator (URL) address is
"ftp://cdcnac.aspensys.com/pub/cdcnac".
 
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Gopher Server
Address:  cdcnac.aspensys.com
 
     The CDC Clearinghouse's gopher site contains
the _AIDS Daily Summary_, AIDS-related _Morbidity
and Mortality Weekly Report_ articles, tables from
the CDC's _HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report_, and
other CDC documents.  Basic HIV/AIDS-related
information is available, as well as information
about prevention, treatment, and living with HIV.
To reach the CDC Clearinghouse gopher, point your
gopher client to the address:
 
     "cdcnac.aspensys.com"
 
and select CDC NAC from the first menu.  To point
directly to the CDC NAC gopher, point to the
address "cdcnac.aspensys.com 72" (port 72).
 
If using Mosaic or similar Internet software, the
URL is "gopher://cdcnac.aspensys.com:72".