Account Preferences: Change Email Address or Name and Delivery Options

Account preferences—changing your e-mail address or namescreen shot of Preferences in Sympa

Log in, choose Your Preferences from the left navigation area (under the logout button) to change the relevant information yourself.

Choosing how you want to receive e-mail from the list

Once you have received your password by e-mail, log in at and view Your Lists in the left navigation. All ALA lists to which you've subscribed will show there, in alphabetical order.

Click on any of your lists. If you choose Subscriber Options in the left navigation you can change the way you receive mail from the lists (digest, standard, no mail, etc.). The no mail option, allows you to continue to be a member of the list without receiving any mail—a great option for vacations or medical leave periods. Just remember to change your preferences when you return.