In accordance with DPI's commitment to equity, the BadgerLink vendors' accessibility documentation is below. The BadgerLink website is covered under DPI's website accessibility policy .
Britannica's accessibility policy indicates compliance with Section 508 Accessibility Standards and the WCAG. The following was taken from their FAQs page:
"To fulfill the objectives of our accessibility commitment, we have adopted as our primary guidelines the Section 508 website accessibility standards set forth by the U.S. General Services Administration and also the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We continuously test Britannica sites for compliance with the accessibility standards set forth above and try our very best to remain compliant.
The accessibility of Britannica sites, however, depends on third-party technologies provided by the operating systems, hardware platforms, and assistive technologies, all of which can affect the level of accessibility of Britannica sites.
We will continue to enhance the accessibility of our online products as greater functionality becomes available to ensure ongoing usefulness to all users, including those with different abilities.
We also are committed to addressing issues that prevent the use of our software by people with different abilities. We welcome your feedback and suggestions. If you have any comments or questions about our online products and the accessibility thereof, please contact Britannica Customer Support at 1-800-621-3900, ext. 7160 or go to the Britannica Customer Support form."
EBSCO including LearningExpress Library
EBSCO highlights the following product features that support accessibility:
- Text to speech
- Transcripts for audio and video
- Alternate text – page titles and image descriptions
- ARIA landmarks for screenreaders
- Access keys for keyboard navigation
- EPUB ebook format
EBSCO also provides a navigation guide for working with their interfaces.
ProQuest accessibility page's indicates compliance with Section 508 Accessibility Standards and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), as well as providing:
- Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACRs, which are based on VPATS) for individual products