If you want to make use of Google’s hosting platform for all sorts of JavaScript libraries and want to use jQuery in your site, just insert this snippet into the header of your HTML document.

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

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We have started using Prototype and script.aculo.us at work. Here’s Google’s URL for it:

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/prototype/" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/scriptaculous/1.8.2/scriptaculous.js" type="text/javascript"></script>