The following is a basic guide to minimum specifications required for accessing the database:
NOTE: lower powered equipment and poor network connections will slow down access to long lists of results; some queries produce very long lists of results which may slow down operations or even cause the link to freeze; if you experience this problem, you have the option of choosing 25 or 50 results at a time.
Hardware: PC or Mac (recommended: Pentium and 16Mb RAM+ or Power Mac)
Software: Windows 3.x/95/98/NT (recommended: 95/98 or NT) Mac OS (recommended: 7.5 or higher)
An internet connection is required (ideally 28.8 Kb/s modem or better).
Browser compatibility: Internet Explorer, Netscape 3 or 4 (recommended: Internet Explorer or Netscape 4)