My library allows me to use many on-line databases. That is, if I can access them.
I contacted them for information about why I wasn't able to do this.
They provided the following information:
1. If you are using a stand-alone software security program that includes privacy protection (for example, Norton Internet Security, Norton Personal Firewall, ZoneAlarmPro), you will need to adjust the privacy settings to allow referring URLs (called "information about visited sites" by Norton, "private header information" by ZoneAlarmPro) to be sent to our database providers. A few options for this are:
a. Temporarily disable the privacy features while you are using our databases. (Note that this must be done each time.)
b. Set your software to allow referring URLs to be sent to all sites.
c. Set your software to allow referring URLs to be sent to the domains of our database providers. Those domains are (as of June 2006):
I haven't a clue how to do this. None of the terms in the help file sound like anything mentioned above.
Operating System:Windows XP Home Edition
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Pro