Digital Audio Reserves FAQs & Tips

Download Adobe Flash for:

Which browsers will work best with Digital Audio Reserves?

FireFox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari can all be used.

I'm having trouble getting the buttons on the Flash player to appear.

This is likely a browser issue. We recommend trying a different browser to resolve this.

 I can't get a sound file to play. All the others work, but this one doesn't.

This is also likely a browser issue, we suggest: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Google Chrome, Safari or Opera. You can also contact Kirk Wang at k2wang@ucsd.edu. Sometimes a link is bad and we can fix it.

Which version of Adobe Flash do I need to listen to reserves?

The minimum version needed is 6.0. This download is free from Adobe.

What do I need to do to listen from off campus?

UCSD students and faculty need to set up remote access via the campus proxy server. You also need cable or a high-speed modem (T1, high-speed connection, or DSL), the Flash Player, speakers or headphones, and a soundcard on your computer.

Where do I find digital audio reserve course material?

Go to the Library Course Reserve page. You can find both traditional and digital reserves listed, including digital audio reserves.

How come digital audio reserves won't play on my (Windows Media Player, ITunes, QuickTime, WinAmp, RealOne, etc.) player?

Digital audio reserves can only be played using the Adobe Flash player because the sound files stream on a server built by campus. You can download it for free here.

As the TA for a course, I can't get the Digital Audio Reserve Request Form to work. What's wrong?

Be sure you read about copyright and check the box before submitting.

Any other questions? Contact Kirk Wang at k2wang@ucsd.edu