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Customized Desktops

What would something like Desktop On Demand allow us to do in the library? When a customer logs into the OPAC with their library card number a service like this launches and gives that user a desktop that is completely their own. They can customize that desktop any way they want. They get their own private online storage, their own Office-style applications, their own pop email client, a full-featured and tabbed web browser, an instant messaging client that works on the major systems, and the ability to share files with other user. When they log off it is all saved just as they left it, and when they return they can pick up exactly where they left off. Would our customers/patrons/users want this? Are there better alternatives?

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oooo---sounds cool.

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