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Some users have reported problems viewing book chapters in Knovel using Firefox or Google Chrome.

Knovel are aware of the issue and are working on a fix. In the meantime they recommend the following:

 1. Enable Flash in the browser.

2. Upgrade to the latest versions of the browsers, if possible. Firefox appears to being working correctly with the latest version.

3. Switch to Internet Explorer temporarily.