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Troubleshooting Articles and Databases: Troubleshooting

Some basic tips to troubleshooting electronic resources.

Basic Troubleshooting

The one thing you can always rely on with technology is that it will occasionally stop working. There are many reasons a resource may not work properly, but many issues are solved by the same few solutions:

  • Making sure the patron is a current USU student, staff, or faculty member.
  • Making sure you are accessing content through the library.
  • Clearing your browser cache and cookies. 
  • Try a different browser.

If none of these solutions work, please contact the Electronic Resources Team: or