Answered By: Carrie Marten
Last Updated: May 02, 2017     Views: 133

Some browsers store old versions of a particular website/page in their cache. Most of the time this speeds up the process for loading a page the next time you visit. However, when it comes to online databases, this can actually cause an error to occur when trying to access a journal/article. If you received an error that looks similar to the one below, there is an easy way to fix the issue.

Server Error

To correct this issue, follow these instructions from ProQuest:

1. Restart your web browser.
2. Go to and click on "Click Here to Reset your Browser"
3. Clear the cache of your web browser.

Once these things have been done, you should not have a problem accessing journals or articles from ProQuest.

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