Full-text linking errors in Internet Explorer

We always suggest our users choose Firefox, Safari or Chrome as their browser when using library resources online, because Internet Explorer often causes problems that don’t occur in other browsers. Here is the latest IE/library problem, and what to do about it.

Sometimes users of Internet Explorer versions 7, 8 or 9 will see an error when they click on the Find it! button in one of our databases to link to full text:

IE error

Simply click on the “Find it! at BGSU” link above the error, and then click on the link to full text on the following screen.

Get full text

To avoid seeing this problem, using a browser other than Internet Explorer.

We have reported this problem, and developers are working on a solution.

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