Accessibility

The Repositories Support Project (RSP) strives to ensure that content on this site is perceivable to as many people as possible. To this end, some content is duplicated. For example, where a presentation is posted, a paper giving more details may also be available, or an mp3 recording of the presentation. If there is anything that you feel unable to access, in any of the forms available then please contact us at Bill.Hubbard@nottingham.ac.uk

Finding your place in the site

The menu area at the top of each page contains links to each of the website's main sections. The section’s sub-pages listed in the vertical side menus.

Increasing the size of the text

If you prefer the font size on the pages to be larger (or smaller), you can control this using your browser settings - either permanently or temporarily. How you increase the font depends upon what browser you are using. Below are the commands for popular browsers:

Browser Menu Options Short Cuts
Internet
Explorer 7
Page > Text Size > [size] Alt-P > X > [size]
Internet
Explorer 5/6
View > Text Size > [size] Alt-V > X > [size]
Mozilla Firefox View > Text Size > Increase/Decrease Ctrl + or Ctrl -
Netscape View > Text Zoom > [% value] Alt-V > Z > [%value]
Opera View > Zoom > [% value] + or -
Safari View > Make Text Bigger/Smaller  

For other browsers, you should, In general, under under ‘View’ (Alt-V) on the main menu an option labelled: ‘Text Size’, ‘Font Size’, or something similar. At this point, it should be obvious which sub-option you require.

If you have a wheel on your mouse you may also be able to increase and decrease the size of the text by holding down the "Ctrl" key, and then moving the wheel up and down.

The font size you select will normally remain in effect until you select a different size.

Visit your browser’s help feature for additional information on this and other browser related topics.

Style Sheets and JavaScript

All pages on this site feature CSS. Some older versions of browsers do not support all features in CSS and as a consequence you might experience irregularities in the design.

Sample pages from his site has been tested using:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0+
  • Google Chrome 6+
  • Apple Safari 5+

and validated using the W3C Markup Validation Service.

JavaScript is used across the site to enhance the user experience. This has been implemented based on a policy of ‘progressive enhancement’ meaning that all content and essential functionality should be accessible without the need for JavaScript.