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Digital Accessibility Centre Certificate of Accreditation

Accreditation Certificate Number: Cambridge Core Website

Client: Cambridge Core

Product: Website

Certificate Issued From: 23rd January 2020 Until: 23rd January 2021

Platform: Desktop


Each Accreditation undergoes a manual expert review followed by user testing with actual devices.

The product is also tested by a team of experienced web analysts, all of whom have a disability. User testing has been conducted including individuals who are blind, have low vision, are dyslexic, colour blind, mobility impaired, have a learning difficulty and also deafness.

All of this testing is carried out in line with WCAG 2.0, MWBP and relevant platform specific guidelines, and conforms in line with BS8878: 2010 Web Accessibility Code of Practice.

Known Accessibility Issues

  • Some content which is in PDF format, hasn’t been designed for accessibility – for example, older archive content reproduced from original printed sources is presented in the form of scanned PDFs (where possible an HTML alternative format is offered)
  • Most tables within HTML format content are generally presented as images
  • A number of images within HTML format content don’t include alt tags but most include adjacent description
  • No audio descriptions are currently present for videos, but synchronised captions are present for some videos.
  • There are third party application and widgets, for example: Hypothesis annotation tool, Code Ocean widget, Usabilla user feedback tool which may not be accessible to all users.
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