What are we doing?
We want everyone who visits the Bookshare website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. When considering how to provide the best experience, we turned to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make the Web more accessible for people with disabilities and user friendly for everyone, so that the widest possible audience can access and interact with content on the Web. For example, the guidelines help ensure that sites can be easily accessed by keyboard-only users and those who use assistive technology like braille readers and screen magnifiers. The guidelines include three levels of Web content accessibility (A, AA and AAA). We’ve chosen Level AA as the target for the Bookshare website, which means that we have fully met all of the criteria for Levels A and AA. Wherever possible, we have also met Level AAA criteria. We've also labored to make all of the information you need to evaluate and use the Bookshare site easy to find.
How are we doing?
We've worked hard on the Bookshare redesign to make it a great experience for all our users. We monitor the website regularly to maintain this, but if you do find any problems, please let us know!