This accessibility statement applies to the site EBSCO Discovery System (https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=guest&custid=s9814295&groupid=main)
These websites are run by the University of Essex Library Services in conjunction with Innovative (III). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
We’ve also made the websites' text as simple as possible to understand where possible.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
We know some parts of these websites are not accessible:
If you need information on these websites in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read or audio recording:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 3 working days.
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of these websites. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with the specific issues you are having and the Digital Systems and Services team will respond to your report.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘Accessibility Regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
The University of Essex Library Services is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018).
EBSCO provide an up to date accessibility statement for EDS on their website. As a piece of 3rd party content, we don't have full control over the EDS software.
From their statement, EDS is partially compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA.
The content below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Full break down of EDS compliance:
Your library is committed to ensuring that web content is as accessible as possible for as many people as possible. EDS is currently partially compliant and plans to be fully compliant at some point in 2021.
Accessibility starts with us. EBSCO have made it clear that they are supporting the new government guidelines for accessibility and we will be working with them to ensure everything that can be done to meet and exceed them is done.
Our main priority from a content stand point is to ensure that accessibility points within our control our met, such as context based links.
From a user side, we will be communicating with you when you find parts of the website that do not conform to the standards expected. We will look to fix or find an alternative where possible and as soon as possible.
For the time being, we will be prioritising content that fall under the Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations part of the statement, followed by Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.
If you find content within either of these headings, we will prioritise where possible and try to get content that works for you.
This statement was prepared on 16/07/2021. It was last reviewed on 02/08/2021.
This website was last tested on 07/04/2020. The test was carried out by EBSCO.