Category Archives: Browsers

Web of Science: New Look! Problems to Watch

Web of Science has changed its look. It also has some new functionality that you can read about here. But it also has limits on the browsers that it supports. Please read the System Requirements. Firefox 4 and Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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Chrome Browser: Not Supported By EBSCOhost Databases

The Chrome browser from Google may be growing in popularity, but many vendors still only support the old standbys: Internet Explorer & Firefox (with some Safari). EBSCOHost databases, for example, do not support Chrome. You can read their thoughts here. … Continue reading

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Problems Using Summon, Citation Linker or ejournal Portal? Send us a PURL

You already know that if you run into an access problem with a Library resource, you can use the blue “Access Problems?” button (when available) or just use the eResources Help Form to report the problem. But to help paint … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 9: Problems with Some Library Resources

Microsoft pushing you to upgrading to Internet Explorer 9? Resist! Several of our Library e-Resources are not working with IE 9 (Web of Science, for example). This is commonly a problem with the latest version of browsers; the publishers/vendors/platforms just … Continue reading

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Firefox 4: Don’t Upgrade, Yet!

We recommend that you do NOT upgrade to Firefox 4 at this time. We have heard a couple of complaints from patrons (one is that the Refine Your Search options aren’t entirely working in Summon) and heard rumours of other … Continue reading

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EbscoHost Databases No Longer Support Internet Explorer 6

If you are clinging to a retro version of IE, time to move on. EbscoHost databases (and we subscribe to a lot) now require Internet Explorer 7 or later. You can download the latest version (Internet Explorer 8) for free … Continue reading

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Gale’s Business & Company Resource Center: Printing from Firefox

Users of Firefox have noticed that sometimes the ability to print a full-text article from Gale’s Business & Company Resource Center is not just an icon-click away. If you click the PRINT icon and find yourself on a screen with … Continue reading

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Books 24×7: Slight Glitch in Connecting

**UPDATE** Problem resolved. Connection now goes from EZproxy into Books 24×7 site on 1st attempt. Now go read Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies. If you have tried to connect to a Books 24×7 title lately, you may … Continue reading

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CISTI: Firefox & I.E problem

Some people using the most recent versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer are having problems ordering material via CISTI Orders. The problem has been reported. For now, please use the InterLibrary Loan forms… and stay tuned.

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Investext Lives!

*UPDATE* sigh… The joy was short lived as the site seems to have a few quirks. We will try some experimentation to get this resolved. We are leaving the site up for now. Let us know if it gets too … Continue reading

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