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Accessibility Statements by platform

Below you can find an overview of available accessibility statement or specifications for resources the Library provides access to. 


ACM Digital Library

(ACM Digital Library Accessibility Statement)


Alexander Street Press

Includes Counseling and Therapy in Video, Dance Online: Dance in Video, Defining Gender, Digital Karl Barth Library, Social Theory, Theatre in Video, Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts, Theatre Performance and Design collection.
It complies with the best practices, recommendations, and standards as defined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) of the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
(Alexander Street Press's accessibility statement)


Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews complies with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, level AA.
(Annual Reviews accessibility statement)



Bibliu meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Level AA standard.
(Bibliu's accessibility statement)



Includes Bloomsbury Collections, Drama Online, Human Kinetics and National Theatre Collection.
Bloomsbury aim for compliance with Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. 
(Bloomsbury's accessibility statement)
(Drama Online / National Theatre Collection accessibility statement)

(Human Kinetics Library accessibility statement)



Includes Brill's New Pauly Online, Encyclopaedia of Islam.
(Brill's accessibility statement)


British Library Websites

Includes British LIbrary Newspapers, British Library Sounds, EThOS.
(British Library Websites' accessibility statement)


CALM (Axiell)

CALM complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. Axiell have informed that "however there is one area that we are unable to achieve full compliance and that is in relation to social widgets, specifically iframe containing Instagram content needs a title - this can't be added due to it been an embedded link; and social images need alt text - images come from Instagram link so can't be added."


Cambridge University Press

Includes Cambridge Core, Cambridge Companions and Cambridge Histories.
Cambridge Core aims for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA.
(Cambridge Core accessibility statement)



Includes Literature Criticism Online.
Cengage are working towards WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.
(Cengage accessibility statement)



Includes InCites Essential Science Indicators, InCites Journal Citation Reports, BIOSIS, Web of Science, Endnote.
(Clarivate accessibility statement)


Cochrane Library 

The Cochrane Library currently endeavours to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
(Cochrane Library's accessibility statement)


EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO eBooks strives to comply with the WCAG 2.1 level A and AA. 
(EBSCO eBooks' accessibility user guide and FAQs)



Includes Academic Search Premier, Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials, British Education Index, British Source Premier, Child Development & Adolescent Studies, CINAHL with Full Text, Communication and Mass Media, Education Research Complete, ERIC (Education Research Information Center), International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance (IBTD), New Testament Abstracts, Old Testament Abstracts, Open Dissertations, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, PsycINFO, PsycTESTS, Regional Business News, SportDiscus with Full-Text), ProQuest Ebook Central, Screen Studies Collection, UK Parliamentary Papers, Vogue Archive).
ProQuest platforms Level comply with A and Level AA of the WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).
(In some cases they meet Level AAA standards).
(EBSCO's accessibility navigation guide)


The Economist

(The Economist's accessibility policy)



Includes Emerald Insight. 
Emerald's platform endeavours to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1.
(Emerald's accessibility statement)



Includes the ACLS Humanities E-Book platform.
The Fulcrum platform aims to meet the latest WCAG 2 AA Standards (currently WCAG 2.1 AA). 
(Fulcrum's accessibility statement)



Includes British Library Newspapers, Children's Literature Review, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Encyclopaedia Judaica 2007, Gale Primary Sources, Illustrated London News, Listener Historical Archive, Literature Criticism Online, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals, Times Digital Archive, TLS Historical Archive, 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers)
Gale is committed to complying to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
(Gale's accessibility policy)


Harvard University Press

Includes Loeb Classical Library.
Harvard University Press aims to comply with the WCAG 2.1 level AA in all its websites.
(Harvard University Press's accessibility policy, procedures and FAQs)



(HeinOnline accessibility statement)



(Kanopy's accessibility statement)



(Kortext accessibility commitment)


IEEE Xplore

(IEEE Xplore accessibility statement)


IG Publishing

Includes Business Expert Press.
 IG Publishing eBooks Portal is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 (level AA).
(IG Publishing accessibility statement)



Includes Charles Sanders Peirce: Collected Papers (Past Masters), Charles Sanders Peirce: Published Works I (Past Masters), Letters of Charles Dickens: 1820-1870 (Past Masters), Past Masters.
Intelex products are partially compliant with WCAG 2.1 standards. Please contact us if you require a Web Accessibility Conformance Report for Intelex products.



Includes JSTOR and ARTSTOR. 
The target for JSTOR and ARTSTOR is WCAG 2.1 Level AA.
(JSTOR's accessibility policies)
(ARTSTOR's accessibility policies)



Includes ZETOC.
(ZETOC accessibility statement)


Learning on Screen

Includes Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT).
(Learning on Screen accessibility statement)



Includes Nexis UK, Lexis Library.
(LexisNexis's accessibility policy)


MAG Online Library

Includes Internurse.
(MAG Online Library accessibility statement)

Marketing Week

Strives to comply with WCAG 2.0 level A.
(Marketing Week's accessibility statement)


Mintel is partially compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.


Naxos Music Library

(Naxos Music Library accessibility statement)



Includes UR Library Search, the catalogue search box on the Library home page and subject guides, My Library Account.
These WMS products comply with level AA of WCAG 2.1.



(O'Reilly Accessibility Guide)



(Overdrive Accessibility Statement)



Includes Ovid, Ovid Emcare, Visible Body (Human Anatomy Atlas 2021), Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination.
Ovid products comply with level AA of WCAG 2.1. Please contact us if you require a Web Accessibility Conformance Report for Ovid products.


Oxford University Press

All Oxford University Press eResources are currently targeting adherence to level AA of the WCAG 2.1.
(American National Biography accessibility statement)
(Encyclopedia of Children's Literature accessibility statement)
(Oxford Art Online's accessibility statement)
(Oxford Bibliographies' accessibility statement)
(Oxford Dictionary of National Biography's accessibility statement)
(Oxford English Dictionary's accessibility statement)
(Oxford Handbooks Online's accessibility statement)
(Oxford Journals' accessibility statement)
(Oxford Music Online's accessibility statement)
(Oxford Reference's accessibility statement)
(Who's Who and Who Was Who accessibility statement)
(Oxford University Press's general accessibility statement - for all other eResources)



PEP-Web is currently non-compliant, but they have informed us that they are planning to release an update version of the platform by the end of 2020 which will be comliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standard certification.



PressReader complies with WCAG 2.1, Level AA standards.
(Pressreader's accessibility statement)
(NNELS's report on Pressreader App accessibility)


Project MUSE

Project MUSE strive to ensure content conforms to the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
(Project MUSE accessibility statement)



Includes AFI Catalog (American Film Institute), British Periodicals, Early English Books Online (EEBO), Early European Books, FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database, Film Index International, Guardian (The) and The Observer (ProQuest Historical Newspapers), Humanities Index, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts (LLBA), Literature Online, New York Times (The) with Index (ProQuest Historical Newspapers), Periodicals Archive Online, Philosopher's Index, John Johnson Collection.
(ProQuest accessibility statement)
(John Johnson Collection accessibility statement)



(Pubmed accessibility statement)



Elsevier are working towards making Pure fully WCAG 2.1 AA compliant by February 2021.
(Pure Roehampton accessibility statement)
(Elsevier's accessibility statement)



(RCNi accessibility statement)


ROB Roehampton (Planet eStream)

Planet eStream website structure and functionality is designed to meet WCAG 2.1, AA level requirements.



Includes SAGE Knowledge Sage Premier, Sage Research Methods Online
(SAGE Knowledge accessibility statement)
(Sage Research Methods Online accessibility statement)
(Sage Journals accessibility statement)
(Sage general accessibility statement)


Science Online

(Science Online accessibility statement)



ScienceDirect aspires to meet all guidelines established by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
(ScienceDirect accessibility statement)


Sensus Access

Sensus Access complies with WCAG 2.1 accessibility guidelines at level AA.
(Sensus Access accessibility statement)


Springer Nature

Includes Springer Journals Compact Collection, Springer Protocols.
Springer Nature websites adhere to level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). 
(Springer Nature's accessibility statement)



Includes Roehampton Resource Lists.
Talis is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
(Talis's accessibility statement)


Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis are working toward the A and AA compliance levels of the WCAG 2.1.
(Taylor & Francis accessibility statement)


Thomson Reuters

Includes Practical Law.
(Practical Law accessibility statement)
(Westlaw accessibility statement)


UK Data Service 

Includes UK Data Service, UK Data Service: Census Support.
UK Data Service is compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) conformance level AA.
(UK Data's accessibility statement)



VLeBooks are working towards WCAG2.1AA compatibility.
(VLeBooks' accessibility statement)


Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library currently endeavours to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
(Wiley Online Library accessibility statement)

The following suppliers have been contacted and we are currently waiting to hear back about their accessibility compliance:

  • St. John's Timeline Project;
  • WARC.

Brepols (including Année Philologique and Bibliography of British & Irish History) have advised us that they are currently preparing their accessibility statement.

PathCAL is no longer supported, so we were unable to find accessibility information.