Chrome Browser recently made a change and turned off the Flash Player and this made our Britannica Learning Zone have problems. It does not affect all users but the steps below can be used to correct this issue. Once you go through these steps it will be saved for future visits.
Turn on Adobe Flash Player in Chrome browser.
1. On your computer, open Chrome.
2. At the top right, click More (you may see 3 dots on your screen instead of “More”, then click on Settings.
3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
4. Under “Privacy,” click Content settings.
5. Under “Flash,” choose “Allow sites to run Flash.”
6. At the bottom, click Done.
Help your patrons discover EBSCO & Britannica by creating a desktop shortcut. First minimize all windows. Then right click in center of the screen. Click New>Shortcut. In the text box, enter the URL of your choice: For EBSCO, enter: http://search.ebscohost.com/ and for Britannica, http://school.eb.com. Click Next. In the text box, enter the shortcut name: EBSCO or Britannica School. Click Finish, then test, and you’re done.
If you want to point to Explora or Consumer Health or any of the specific databases, call ODL at 405-522-3505 and get help with the URL. Remember EBSCO has Consumer Reports, their Buying Guide, and so much more – so point your patrons to Digital Prairie resources.
Digital Prairie was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
All libraries and schools in Oklahoma have FREE access to Britannica School for the elementary and middle school levels through Digital Prairie. Digital Prairie is a production of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, and is funded with state and federal funds. Federal funds are provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Make the most of this resource by attending an upcoming training webinar hosted by Britannica.
Click here to register for a Britannica School Elementary webinar
Click here to register for a Britannica School Middle webinar
Can’t make a webinar or want one-on-one training? We are here to help! Contact the trainer at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries for more options. We provide in person training for Digital Prairie resources. We can even conduct training sessions for your staff at no cost to you.
Please contact us using the following web form if you have any questions. Hope to see you soon!
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