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University of Wisconsin: Google's Newest Library Partnership

Announced last week, the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) is the newest post-secondary institution to join Google's controversial library project -- a venture that strives to provide user access to various library collections and digital ... reference materials. The project, dubbed Google Book Search, utilizes the same technology as the company's main search engine and allows users to wade through millions of publications by searching for a particular phrase or topic. Google's project was launched last year with five renowned libraries participating: Harvard University, Stanford University, ... (view more)

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'Free Os Zoo Project', and 'Go'

Free Os Zoo Project Run several Operating Systems on a single computer. FreeOSZoo provides ready-to-run images of virtual computers, pre-installed with a Free Operating System and a set of popular free software. To get started, you only need to ... install QEMU and download a single file from the FreeOSZoo project. Go Another build of the best minimalist shell we've found for Windows. GO is super light shell for use with, as near as I can tell, all WINDOWS versions by Microsoft. It features 38 hotkeys that activate shortcuts in its homefolder and a history that ... (view more)


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