jCarousel Lite is a nice jQuery-based carousel plugin. However, that it doesn’t include “pause on hover” functionality is a major flaw — albeit an easy one to fix. Here’s an uncompressed and a minified version.
In addition, if you run into problems with Webkit browsers (Safari, Chrome) messing up the dimensions of the carousel, place the binding in a
$(window).load() block instead of
$(document).ready(). Webkit seems to generally miscalculate