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System Requirements

eIRB is a browser based web application.  This means that you need an Internet connection and a supported browser to access and interact with the system.  Your browser must allow cookies, Java Script and Java applets.  eIRB supports and has been tested on the following systems:

Microsoft Windows:

  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Firefox 7 or later
  • * Chrome 9 or later
    (If you install a theme in Chrome, vertical scrollbars might disappear in pop-up windows.)

Macintosh OS X 10.4 or later:

  • Safari 4 or later
  • Firefox 3.x or later 

Safari on iOS 5 or later

Unsupported Browsers:
The following browsers are not supported by the system. Use of non-recommended browsers can result in unexpected behavior and data input issues.

  • Microsoft Windows: Safari, Opera
  • Macintosh: Internet Explorer

Other Recommendations:

  • Display capable of at least 1024x768 resolution.
  • High-speed Internet connection (128K or higher).
  • Dial-up Internet connections are not recommended.

Recommend File Types for attachments:

The list below contains the recommended file types to upload into eIRB.  If you must provide documents that are in other file types, check whether the document can be converted to one of the formats below before uploading.  If your web, image, audio, or video file type is not accepted, you may deliver the materials to the IRB office with a cover letter identifying the study.

NOTE: Usually, choosing File > Save As from your application gives you the option to save in alternate formats.  If you need assistance, contact your systems administrator.


Document Image Web Video Audio
doc jpg htm wmv mp3
pdf gif html mpg wav
txt png   mpeg wma
rtf bmp   avi aif
xls tif   mov aiff
  tiff   rm rm
      qt asx


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