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The files in HUME STUDIES online archive are best accessed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Acrobat reader is available free of charge from Adobe. Use the link labled with the image, below. (Choose the option for searching pdf files before you download the Acrobat software. That is, download the version of Acrobat that enables searching of pdf files.)

  • How to download a pdf file to your computer
      Windows Users:
      1. Right-click on the (searchable pdf) link asssociated with the item..
      2. Choose "Save Link As..." (Netscape) or "Save Target As..." (Internet Explorer) from the pop-up menu.
      3. Save the article on a disk or the hard drive of your personal computer.
      Mac Users:
      1. Click and hold the mouse button on the (searchable pdf) link asssociated with the item.
      2. Choose "Save this Link as..." (Netscape) or "Download Link to Disk" (Internet Explorer) from the pop-up menu. Choose to save the file as "Source," not "Text."
      3. Save the article on a disk or the hard drive of your computer.
  • How to speed up the loading of pdf files

      The pdf files in this archive have been prepared for "fast-web-view" access. That means that the document will begin to display as soon as the information from a single page has been transferred to the client computer. The rest of the file will continue to download in the back ground. In order to make use of this feature, you will need to set your Acrobat Reader options to enable fast web view. This setting is found under the Edit | General | Preferences | Options menu.

  • About Searching

    There are two ways to search the Archive:

    • Search individual pdf files: When you view a pdf file in Adobe Acrobat, use the Acrobat search feature to search for words or phrases.

    • Search the tables of contents by following the Search link.

      1. The database of HUME STUDIES articles may be searched by author names, or
      2. by words in article titles; or
      3. full texts of unrestricted volumes may be searched with Google Custom Search.
      4. Follow the Issues Archive link to search for articles by volume and year.