Help in using our online resources

This page contains information to help users make best use of the resources on this site.


  • To view this site properly, you will need Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or higher, or Netscape Navigator 4.5x to 4.7x. Note: At present we DO NOT provide support for Netscape 6 and 7, since this does not display Greek characters.
  • You will need both Java and JavaScript enabled.  See your browser's help facility to see how to do this.
  • These pages display best at a screen resolution of 800x600 pixels.

Navigating around the site

  • 'Section Heading' pages contain a listing of all the pages within that section, as follows:

Section listing:

Sub-section 1
Sub-section 2
Sub-section 3
Sub-section 4

  • Where appropriate, "Previous" and "Continue" buttons will appear at the top of the page.  Use these to navigate between pages in the same section.
  • As usual, the "Back" button on your browser will always take you back in the sequence of pages you have visited.
  • Use the Site Map to view the entire section.

Media players

Video clips are playable in RealPlayer format, otimised for RealPlayer 5. Download RealPlayer free at: For information on system requirements, see the RealNetworks site.


Some of our modules contain RealVideo clips. To play these you will need to install RealPlayer, which can be downloaded for free from.

Recommended system specifications

Minimum Minimum Preferred





16 Mb

32 Mb


256 colours
800 600 pixels

true colour (24-bit)
800 600 pixels


Windows 95 or above
Macintosh 8 or above

Windows 95 or above
Macintosh 8 or above


Netscape Navigator 4.5
Internet Explorer 4.01

Netscape Navigator 4.5
Internet Explorer 5


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