The Background Info
- NetStorage is not available from within the ALA Chicago Headquarters network. Test your access from your home computer.
- Due to security settings and performance, it is recommended that you access NetStorage using Mozilla Firefox.
- You will see warnings that all NetStorage URLs do not have a valid security certificates. You should bypass warnings and choose to trust the site. How to do this will vary from browser to browser.
- If you are going to NetStorage to open MS Office files (they're actually zip files due to the new open XML file format), you should open them by using the File>Download option. Do not double-click on them to open.
Step 1: Use Mozilla to visit this link:
https://files.ala.org/NetStorage/ (new URL, as of March 12, 2012)
Step 2: Enter your network credentials
Step 3: Access your files
Check out the tips on opening Office files in NetStorage (save them first, then open them)