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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Thin Linux Clients Deliver Internet to Library Patrons

Jun 04, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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