Database and Library Access Issues

This guide will help out with common database and access issues when contacting the Hunt Library isn't an option.

Website security warning message

Are you getting website security or SSL warning messages when accessing some of the research databases?

These error messages are due to the library's proxy server certificate not working properly with certain research database websites.  There is not actually a security threat with the websites.  

  • Chrome - Click on the Advanced link and then the Proceed to [website URL] link.
  • Firefox - Click on the I Understand the Risks link and then the Add Exception... button.  In the next box, click the Confirm Security Exception button.
  • Internet Explorer - Click the Continue to this website (not recommended) link.

Examples of the warning messages follow.

Chrome

Privacy Error (Chrome)

 

Firefox

Firefox Warning Message

 

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer Warning Message