To make your experience of this facility as enjoyable and useful as possible, we use the latest technologies and build everything around the latest useability and accessibility guidelines.

The following information may help you to get the most out of the library...

General Use

For your convenience, this site has been built to be compatible with as many different web browser types, operating platforms and screen resolutions as possible. If you are experiencing any difficulty in using the website, ensure your web browser is the most recent version.

Minimum recomended requirements:
Internet Explorer 6 (Javascript enabled)
Screen resolution of 800x600 (1280x1024 preferred)

The text size on this site is fully scalable by accessing the font-size settings in your browsers menu. All images and links where possible have alternative description tags making it accessible for screen readers.

Web Browsers
Firefox (recomended)
Internet Explorer

Access keys
Access keys are built into the navigation of the website so you can move around the site using only keyboard commands. Holding down the 'alt' key and pressing the desired access key will take you to that page.
Access keys are assigned as follows:

  • H - homepage
  • G - glossary
  • O - contact
  • E - help
  • K - K1 techniques
  • C - C1 techniques
  • T - C2 techniques

Viewing video clips

All the video clips on this website are streamed to your web browser using the Adobe Flash player. This is a plug-in feature that does not come installed by default on web browsers. If you do not have the Flash player installed or would like to update your player, click here to download it.

Video clips can only be viewed online and not downloaded to your computer.