I would like to thank the following people for helping me with this thesis :

  • my thesis supervisor Tom Duffy.
  • Prof.Dr.Reiner Michaelis for the interview.
  • Ingi and Hannes for ideas, research and materials.
  • Dr.Dr. Manfred in der Beeck.
  • Magarete Platzer .
  • those who returned the questionnaire.
  • Brian and Kevin for the help with the computer.
  • the DLCAD-library staff .
  • the library staff at TCD and the ILAC-Centre.
  • Ross for proofreading.