This statement was prepared on 28 June 2022.
Brill is committed to ensure our websites are easily accessible for everyone. By adopting best practices and striving to adhere to current guidelines and recommendations we are continuously working towards improving accessibility. Wherever possible, Brill strives to comply with Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, EN 201 549 Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe – v2.1.2 (2018-08) and level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
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 website text as simple as possible to understand.
For guidance in making your computer more accessible, we recommend the AbilityNet website. This provides help with seeing the screen, using keyboard and mouse, hearing sounds and reading and spelling.
Most of our content is available in both plain text and XML format and are not protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM).
bibliographies.brill.com is optimized for modern browsers including Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Google Chrome. You may experience unexpected behavior in other browsers, although we use fully validated code which should work on any browser.
bibliographies.brill.com is responsive, it re-organizes itself depending on the screen size and orientation of the device being used to view it. We test the experience on various devices including most popular IOS, Android and MS Windows phones and tablets.
The majority of this website is fully accessible, and we run regular audits to identify any new problems. However, we know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
We publish all titles in plain text, XML and HTML formats. In case a title is unavailable in a suitable format you can enquire this via our Accessibility Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will consider your request and aim to get back to you in 5-7 working days.
We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact our Accessibility Officer at email@example.com.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed in the report attached below.
We have commissioned an independent Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) report to help us understand where we can improve accessibility of this website. The latest report can be downloaded below. As we improve the accessibility of our website, we will provide updated VPATs on this page.
Download VPAT for bibliographies.brill.com - 11 July 2022 (PDF)
We regularly test our website against the current guidelines and recommendations and prioritize any actions that derived from testing on our development roadmap.
The majority of our website is already accessible for most users. We are continuously working on improving the experience for all our users and have identified the areas below for further improvements:
Brill has engaged with RNIB Bookshare collections (formerly Load2Learn) by donating digital files to the collection to ensure that accessible content reaches print disabled learners as fast as possible.