Anyone who tends to open a large number of browser tabs surely understands the pain expressed here.
You should never
hire trust a programmer who doesn't admit to being profoundly lazy.
Lately I've been exploring a few Linux distros for kiosks. We have a couple staff members interested in doing more work with Linux and giving a go of switching over some of our kiosks to linux seems like a good place to start.
Two specific distros that appear to be promising are:
Susan Teague-Rector & Jimmy Ghaphery (2008) Designing Search: Effective
Search Interfaces for Academic Library Web Sites, Journal of Web Librarianship, 2:4, 479-492,
David Wells (2016) Library Discovery Systems and their Users: a Case Study
from Curtin University Library, Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 47:2, 92-105, DOI:
Is this blog 4.0 or 5.0 for me?
Let the water hold me down