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Wikipedia vs. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Very interesting article on the relative accuracy of Wikipedia and the Encyclopedia Britannica by he scientific magazine "Nature". They compared 42 articles in both the encyclopedia Wikipedia and the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Experts in their field were given the task to

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LTSP Saves Schools Big

I ran across an interesting article on the Linux Terminal Server Project in schools. A school in Utah reports annual savings of $24,000 by having moved to linux terminal server away from Microsoft workstations. Those savings include software licencing costs,

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Libraries Going Forward…

Meeting End User Needs Rich McCue, July 9, 2004 Over the past year or so I’ve had a few ideas bouncing around my head about libraries and the long term direction they should be heading in. Some of these ideas

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