SearchEnterpriseLinux: Thin Linux Clients Deliver Internet to Library Patrons
Jun 04, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Kucharik)
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[ Thanks to Michael
S. Mimoso for this link. ]
"Where would you look to find Linux in the library? Under
computer science or operating systems, perhaps? If you're at the
Otis Library in Norwich, Conn., you would need look no further than
the search terminal right in front of you.
"The library is using Linux thin clients in a setup delivered by
systems integrator Open-PC of Chelsea, Mass. The benefit of this
arrangement is twofold: Not only did it allow the library to
deliver much-needed Internet access to its patrons inexpensively;
it also made librarians' lives easier..."