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How To Use The Usenet Newsgroups

What
is important is that two neighboring systems on USENET have some method to get
a new article, in the format listed here, from one system to the other, and once
on the receiving system, processed by the netnews software on that system.

Mark Horton; Standard for
Interchange of USENET Messages
; RFC 850;
June 1983.

The following sections describe how to obtain news reader software, and provide a range of Usenet tips, techniques, and other resources: