Digital Archives Learning Activities Resources and Links

Direct links to free downloads of tools you will need to use this site are organized for you on this page.

You may already have many of these tools, but use this page to make sure you are up to date with most recent versions and to help troubleshoot if needed.

BROWSERS Click on icons to get free downloads

This site is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox (Windows and Mac). Make sure you are using the current version.

Safari is a standard for Mac but is also available for PC and best of all, it comes with Quicktime, which is required for viewing media on this site.

This site also looks great in Google Chrome (Windows Only). An excellent alternative to Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (Windows) can also be used. If you are experiencing problems while viewing the site with Internet Exploer 8, please use version 7. We're sorry for any inconvenieces.

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QuickTime Player
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Adobe Reader
You will need Adobe Reader to view PDF documents on this site. Click on the icon to go directly to the free download page.
NOTE: Mac OS X has native support for PDF files. Microsoft Windows users will need to download and install a free PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader.

Flash Player
You will need the Flash player for some of the activities on this site. Click on the icon to go directly to the free download page.