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Introduction

Welcome to the Biological Sciences Guide.

This guide provides access to University of Delaware Library resources related to the biological sciences.

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Museums and Teaching


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If you use Chrome as your browser, this problem does not occur.  That's because Chrome (Google) has a built-in PDF viewer enabled by default (http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1060734).  It does not use the Adobe reader unless you tell it to when the PDF is opening.  Once the PDF is opened in Chrome's PDF viewer, you can click on the Save icon and everything works properly

More information can be found on Elsevier's website.

      
     

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