How to Enable Cookies

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JavaScript and cookies must be enabled in your browser to access Library databases from off campus.



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How to Enable Browser Cookies

Cookies Enabled is a default setting in both Internet Explorer and Firefox. If your cookies are disabled, follow these steps to enable your browser cookies:

Internet Explorer 6 or 7

  1. Select Internet Options from the Tools menu.
  2. Click Privacy tab.
  3. Click the "Default" button (or manually slide the bar down to medium under Settings).
  4. Click OK to save changes. 

Firefox 2 or 3

  1. Go to the Tools menu.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. Select the Accept cookies from sites checkbox.
  5. Click OK to save changes.

Safari 3

  1. Click the Safari menu.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click Security.
  4. In the Accept Cookies section, select Always.
  5. Click OK.

If you experience difficulties in accessing the article and research databases, please call (952) 358-8290 or email Ask a Librarian.


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