This page contains basic information and help on the resources that are available on this site, including simple means of navigating the site, browser details and accessibility options.
The site was designed to be as accessible to as many people as possible, the pages have been optimised and are best viewed with a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 and by using a version 5 browser or higher. (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Netscape Navigator). We suggest that you use a colour depth of 256 colours or more in order to fully appreciate the images that are presented on this site.
If the font size of the text on this site appears too small or large, you can change this manually. Click on the view menu in the top menu bar of Internet Explorer and select text size from the drop down menu. This then gives you the option to make the text larger or smaller. Similar options exist in other browsers such as Mozilla and Opera.
You can navigate the site by using the following means:
- Home: a link to the site's home page
Using the content navigation menu. Click on any of the choices to visit the main pages of the website.
Breadcrumb Trail or Current Location: enables you to see the path you have taken through the site
Site Map: links to the Site Map page containing an overview of the website structure and links to content areas
Help: links to this screen
Using the global site navigation at the top and bottom of every page, you are able to access information such as accessibility or privacy policies.
On the right hand menu there is a navigation menu that persists throughout the site.
Some pages also have an extra content menu, to allow users to navigate to main sections or specific topics of interest within the subject area currently being viewed.
Most pages, have links to related pages or to external sites.
The simple search option allows you to search the entire site using a keyword. If you are searching for specific information, you can use the keyword facility below to look at any entry on this website.
Downloading Adobe Acrobat PDF files
Adobe Acrobat PDF format is used to publish large documents.
To open and print an Adobe PDF file it is necessary for you to download Adobe Acrobat Reader software on your PC (free to download from the Adobe website): click on the image on the right hand side navigation bar to access the Adobe site.