[Eril-l] '400 Bad Request' / 'Please clear cookies and try again'
Pamela L Contakos
P.Contakos at mcla.edu
Tue Aug 8 06:16:10 PDT 2017
We are also running into this quite frequently as well, particularly with Chrome and our Gale databases. I would love to hear if anyone has any suggestions on how to cut down on this.
Digital Services Librarian
Freel Library, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA)
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Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2017 4:03 PM
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Subject: [Eril-l] '400 Bad Request' / 'Please clear cookies and try again'
Over the past two months, we are having a noticeable increase of problem reports regarding '400 Bad Request' errors and other glitches that are solved by telling the user to clear their cookies and try again.
These are easily fixed but the frequency is alarming and I worry how many research attempts are abandoned rather than reported. It seems to happen mostly with Chrome, but that may be just because it's our users' favorite browser.
Is anyone doing anything at the administration level to curb these? We could encourage people to use incognito windows but I'd rather find a simpler solution.
E-Resource Technology Coordinator
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