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The UCDA Discussion List was established for UCDA members (design and communication professionals working in or for educational institutions) to post questions, participate in discussions with other members, and to receive fast, convenient information from the UCDA Home Office and each other.

Types of information UCDA may provide list subscribers include programming announcements and updates, recommendations and reviews on new design tools and technologies, and other information which list subscribers may find useful.


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