North Dakota Study Group

Technical Support for Email and Web Services:

Lyn DeLorme
NDSG Webmaster and Email List Moderator

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I join the NDSG Email List?

Membership with the NDSG Email List is by List Moderator approval only. However, if you wish to request an approval, please follow these quick and easy steps:

  1. Visit the Email List online at
  2. Type ndsgroup into the "Find a Group" textbox.
  3. Select the NDSG group from the search results.
  4. Select "Join this group" from the right side of the screen.
  5. Sign in with your Yahoo ID or create a new sign-in, as prompted on the next screen.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts if you are creating a new account. Be sure to enter the email address that you wish to use to receive NDSG messages in the "Alternate Email Address" textbox, if you do not want to use a Yahoo! address.
  7. Complete the on-screen prompts to generate a request to join the group.
  8. The Yahoo! system will send me an email message that you have requested to join so that I can act on it, usually within a day or two of your request.

How do I update my email address with the NDSG Email List?

The answer will depend upon if you 1) wish to be able to access the features of the email list online (with Yahoo Groups) or 2) just wish to receive emails without the access. If your answer to this question is Case 1, then follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the Email List online at
  2. Click "Sign In" near the center top of the screen.
  3. Enter your yahoogroups ID and Password (this is the same as your Yahoo ID and password, if you have ever signed into another Yahoo service such as email or Instant Messaging).
  4. Select ndsgroup from the "My Groups" menu on the left side.
  5. Select "Edit Membership" from the center top of the screen.
  6. The next screen will list the email address that Yahoogroups is using to send you messages from the NDSG email list. If that email address is outdated, follow the on-screen prompts to update it.

NOTE: If your answer to the question is Case 2, then contact an NDSG List Moderator directly (by email) to request assistance.

What if I want something posted to the NDSG website?

Contact the NDSG Webmaster directly with complete details.

What is the difference between the NDSG website and the NDSG Email List?

There is no electronic relationship between the NDSG website and the NDSG Email List, except that these are two separate electronic services utilized by the NDSG.

The NDSG website is a collection of web pages located at The NDSG website is where information about the organization and its activities can be found.

The Email List is an automated service provided by Yahoo!, which is not affiliated with the North Dakota Study Group. The Email List allows all members of the group to send email messages to the entire group using one common address. Yahoo! also provides an online (website style) interface for the NDSG Email List to provide other services such as the ability to read past messages or update your personal account settings. Please note that web pages from the official NDSG website ( do not reside on a web server provided by or affiliated with Yahoo!