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Technology Resources

Links to information and software that will help you use your computer and our website.


About Cookies

About Cookies

About Cookies

This web site explains how you can delete and control the cookies that are stored on your computer.

Accessibility Evaluator

Accessibility Evaluator

Accessibility Evaluator

Functional Accessibility Evaluator analyzes web pages for requirements defined by the World Wide Web Consortium. The rules support not only accessibility, but also usable web design for people with disabilities by enforcing coding practices that use the latest accessibility technologies.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Most of our publications, press releases, requests for proposals, and application forms are created using the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these files you must install Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player

There are a few instances of animated content which require that you install Adobe Flash Player on your computer. While these elements are not required for basic website functionality, they add attractive and feature rich content.

Alternatives to a Keyboard and Mouse

Alternatives to a Keyboard and Mouse

Alternatives to a Keyboard and Mouse

For people who cannot operate either a physical keyboard or mouse, several other options are available. This page discusses these options which include voice recognition, on-screen keyboard, head-mouse, touch screen, switch input and other alternatives.

Broken Link Checker

Broken Link Checker

Broken Link Checker

This is a tool that looks for issues in links, anchors and referenced objects in a Web page, Cascading style sheet, or recursively on a whole Web site.

Comodo

Comodo

Comodo

In any instance where your personal information is communicated to us, you can be certain that not only are you communicating directly with us, but that it will not be intercepted by anyone. The technology we use to accomplish this is called a Secure Certificate and we purchase them from the Comodo certificate authority.

Enable Javascript

Enable Javascript

Enable Javascript

Several features of this site require that you Enable Javascript in your web browser. All modern web browsers support this technology and it is enabled by default. However, it can be manually disabled. If you are having problems using this site, the first thing you should check is that Javascript is enabled in your browser.

Enable Javascript in Apple Safari Browser

Enable Javascript in Apple Safari Browser

Enable Javascript in Apple Safari Browser

Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable (activate) JavaScript in Apple Safari browser.

Enable Javascript in Google Chrome Browser

Enable Javascript in Google Chrome Browser

Enable Javascript in Google Chrome Browser

Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable (activate) JavaScript in Google Chrome browser.

Enable Javascript in Internet Explorer Browser

Enable Javascript in Internet Explorer Browser

Enable Javascript in Internet Explorer Browser

Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable (activate) JavaScript in Internet Explorer browser.

Enable Javascript in Mozilla Firefox Browser

Enable Javascript in Mozilla Firefox Browser

Enable Javascript in Mozilla Firefox Browser

Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable (activate) JavaScript in Mozilla Firefox browser.

Enable Javascript in Opera Browser

Enable Javascript in Opera Browser

Enable Javascript in Opera Browser

Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable (activate) JavaScript in Opera browser.

Feed Validator

Feed Validator

Feed Validator

This is the validation service offered by the World Wide Web Consortium that checks the syntax of Atom or Rich Site Summary feeds.

Free Online Internet Training Course

Free Online Internet Training Course

Free Online Internet Training Course

Are you new to the internet? Are you wondering what is so important about being connected online? Maybe you would just like to know what's new and how it can benefit you. This introductory course will guide you through the basics, while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Getting Started with the Internet

Getting Started with the Internet

Getting Started with the Internet

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website offers information about the internet (connecting, downloading, searching, and other useful tips).

Increase Web Browser Text Size

Increase Web Browser Text Size

Increase Web Browser Text Size

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website offers guidance on how to increase the text size in your operating system.

Magnify Your Screen

Magnify Your Screen

Magnify Your Screen

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website offers guidance on how to increase the text size on your operating system or web browser magnify the screen. These guides explain how to use the magnification software that is built in to your operating system.

Make Text & Background Colors Easier to Read

Make Text & Background Colors Easier to Read

Make Text & Background Colors Easier to Read

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website offers guidance on how you can change the text and background colours in your operating system and browser to better suit your needs.

Make Your Mouse Easier to Use

Make Your Mouse Easier to Use

Make Your Mouse Easier to Use

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website offers guidance on how to customise your operating system so that you can use the mouse more easily with your left hand, as well as how to slow down the mouse pointer and increase the delay between clicks when you want to double-click the mouse.

Markup Validator

Markup Validator

Markup Validator

This World Wide Web Consortium webpage acts as a validator which checks the markup validity markup of Web documents in different formats.

Microsoft Excel Viewer

Microsoft Excel Viewer

Microsoft Excel Viewer

Occasionally we offer information in Microsoft Excel format. If you do not have the Microsoft Office suite installed on your computer, you will be unable to view these files without this additional software.

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

We recommend you install Compatibility Pack to add support for a wider variety of office file formats.

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Occasionally we offer information in Microsoft PowerPoint format. If you do not have the Microsoft Office suite installed on your computer, you will be unable to view these files without this additional software.

Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Word Viewer

Occasionally we offer information in Microsoft Word format. If you do not have the Microsoft Office suite installed on your computer, you will be unable to view these files without this additional software.

Screen Readers and Talking Web Browsers

Screen Readers and Talking Web Browsers

Screen Readers and Talking Web Browsers

This page on the British Broadcasting Corporation website is an overview of screen readers and talking browsers as well as various speech packages whose sole function is to make web browsers ‘talk’.

Section 508

Section 508

Section 508

Requires that Federal agencies’ electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. IT Accessibility & Workforce Division, in the US General Services Administration’s Office of Government-wide Policy, has been charged with the task of educating Federal employees and building the infrastructure necessary to support Section 508 implementation.

Style Sheet Validator

Style Sheet Validator

Style Sheet Validator

This online validator is a premium service that checks your entire site and evaluates its conformance with the World Wide Web Consortium to quickly identify those portions of your website that need your attention.

Unicorn Validator

Unicorn Validator

Unicorn Validator

With features such as General Conformance Check, Cascading Style Sheet Profile Validation, and Mobile Checker, this webpage is Unicorn, the World Wide Web Consortium’s unified validator.

Use Your Keyboard to Control Your Mouse

Use Your Keyboard to Control Your Mouse

Use Your Keyboard to Control Your Mouse

If you find using a standard mouse difficult, choosing an alternative input device may help, but you may find that pressing keys on the keyboard to control the mouse is the easiest option. The guides on this British Broadcasting Corporation website offer information and explain how to customise your operating system, so you can control the mouse pointer by using the number pad on your keyboard, a feature often called Mouse Keys.

Windows Media Player Browser Plug-In

Windows Media Player Browser Plug-In

Windows Media Player Browser Plug-In

This plug-in allows embedded Windows Media Player videos on web pages for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers for both Windows and Macintosh computers.