The most common way to find out about lists is from other reference materials, such as journals.
Local, non-confidential LISTSERV lists may be browsed on the web. Visit the LISTSERV Homepage.
You can also obtain the list of local, non confidential lists via e-mail. Address an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put the following in the body of the message: lists
Some list owners have elected to keep their list confidential. If you know the name of the list, and do not see it in the Online Mailing List Archives, click List Archives, then in the Access Unlisted Lists box, type the name of the list and click Search.