The Travelin' Librarian Uncategorized Thinking of using Firefox in your library?

Thinking of using Firefox in your library?

If not, you should be, IMHO. Anyway, here’s two somewhat technical articles related to this topic.

  • Hacking Firefox at my library: instructions & stuff
    Instructions on how to lock-down and tweak Firefox for public consumption. I don’t necessarily agree with everything suggested but I don’t have any problems big enough to complain about either.
  • 40 Useful Firefox Add-Ons for Librarians
    There are a lot of Firefox add-ons out in the wild. Here’s a list of 40 that are most useful for us librarians. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
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2 thoughts on “Thinking of using Firefox in your library?”

  1. Andrea Mercado says:

    Thank you for linking to my Firefox instructions.

    I’d like to clarify, though: that post is not about “recommendations” for hacking Firefox and what libraries “should” do, it’s just a detailed description of what I did at my library. It’s very specific to the needs of my library, which is why I sprinkle the post with notes about how you can change it to pretty much do whatever you want.

  2. Michael says:

    Thanks for the clarification. Sorry I wasn’t more specific. That’s what I get for trying to clean out the to-blog-list all in one day.:-)

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