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Shutdown the DIS mega project

Pull the plug on the retro idea of building a super-server center for DIS. DIS proposes to build a state-of-the-art (well, for the 1990's at least) $300M+ data center to house servers complete with redundant power, fire-suppression, and all the other accouterments of a big honkin' data center. Unfortunately, they're fighting the last war. With server capacity moving into cloud-computing environments hosted by companies ...more »

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Eliminate Duplicate Online Chat Service on Access Washington

Eliminate the duplication of Access Washington's online chat help program and substitute the existing Washington State Library's "Ask a Librarian" chat service instead. Why should we pay DIS for an outsourced 24 hour online chat when a similar program exists at the State Library? The State Library also has trained librarians who specialize in state, federal and local government information and the expertise to assist ...more »

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