As of Monday, June 14, Bata Library & the Durham Campus Library & Learning Centre will re-open to provide access to study space, in-person information services, and pickup of physical library materials to Trent students, staff, and faculty. For full details, please see our page about Trent Library & Archives service during COVID-19.

RACER: System Requirements

RACER may not work properly without the correct system requirements!

Computer Requirements

  • Windows XP Pro
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Browser and Email Requirements

Java and cookies enabled
Security level no higher than Medium

PC Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or 9.0
  • Firefox 2.x or higher
  • Google Chrome

MAC Supported Browsers

  • Safari 5.0 MAC X
  • Firefox for Mac 2.0 or higher

To ensure email delivery of all correspondence related to your RACER requests, please add to your contacts or safe list.

System Error Messages and What They Mean

Warning Page has Expired

This error has most likely occurred as a result of using your browser's back button to navigate the system. Within RACER, use only the navigation buttons provided within the system.

Error - java.lang.NullPointerException

This error message can be caused by using an operating system or web browser not supported by RACER. A high security level within your web browser may also cause this error.