The recommended software and settings for using the Dean B. Ellis Library website and research databases are listed below. If your configuration (in the box on the right) is different from the recommended software and settings below, you may experience difficulty using the Dean B. Ellis Library website or electronic resources.

Recommended Configuration:

Browsers

Click below to download the latest version of each browser:

JavaScript

You must use browsers that support JavaScript and it must be enabled. Below you will find instructions for enabling JavaScript for each browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Select TOOLS from Internet Explorer's menu bar.
  2. Select INTERNET OPTIONS from the drop down menu.
  3. From the popup windows click on the SECURITY tab.
  4. Click the CUSTOM LEVEL button.
  5. Scroll down to ACTIVE SCRIPTING.
  6. Click ENABLE.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to Tools --> Options
  2. Click on Content.
  3. Choose "Enable JavaScript"

Google Chrome

  1. Go to Tools (click on the wrench to the right of the address box).
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click "Under the Hood" then "Privacy".
  4. Click the "Content Settings" button.
  5. Scroll down to the Javascript options and select the radio button to allow javascript.

Cookies

Many of the databases require that you have COOKIES enabled before you can gain access to them.

Internet Explorer

  1. Select TOOLS from Internet Explorer's menu bar.
  2. From the drop down menu, select INTERNET OPTIONS.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. Set the Privacy option to Medium or lower.

Firefox

  1. Go to Tools --> Options
  2. Click on Privacy --> Cookies.
  3. Check both "Accept cookies from sites" and "Accept Third-party cookies."

Google Chrome

  1. Go to Tools (click on the wrench icon to the right of the address box).
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click "Under the Hood" then "Privacy".
  4. Click the "Content Settings" button.
  5. Click the Cookies tab in the Content Settings and make sure it is set to allow cookies by default.