Accessibility Statement for Alice Thornton's Books

This statement applies to the Alice Thornton's Books site (https://thornton.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/).

This website is run by King's Digital Lab, King's College London (KDL) in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some part of this website are not fully accessible:

  • Dynamic content is handled with VueJS and we are aware that the rendered HTML includes custom tags that don't pass the W3 Validator. This may interfere with assistive technologies. We are still in the process of assessing the site and plan to ensure all important content, if not all, is accessible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

Please email Jo.Edge@ed.ac.uk with details of the problems.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed above and the work in progress still happening on the site.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

KDL looking at fixes and alternatives to the issues listed in the "How accessible this website is" section. In particular we plan to fix the images issue by the end of October 2022.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 7 July 2022. It was last reviewed on 11 July 2022.

This website was last tested on 7 July 2022. The test was carried out by KDL.

We used this approach to decide on a sample of pages to test:

This page is based on the sample template provided by gov.uk.