Is security a problem if I use Illiad on a public workstation?

 

Yes. Web browsers cache information and create a history file on the local workstation. This allows a subsequent user of the workstation to access the system under your name using the browser's back button to recall a page from the cache, or by finding a page with your personal information in the browser's history file. If you are concerned about the security of your interlibrary loan requests, you can take the following steps: access ILLiad only from your personal computer or an otherwise secure workstation in the library. These computers are supervised by the library staff. When using a public workstation: delete from the history file those pages that contain your personal information. Exit from the Web browser before you leave the workstation. This prevents the back button from accessing the pages you were using.