Cambridge Open Engage Accreditation

Digital Accessibility Centre Certificate of Accreditation

Accreditation Certificate Number: Cambridge Open Engage /01

Client: Cambridge University Press

Product: Cambridge Open Engage

Certificate issue date: 23 December 2021

Platform: Desktop and mobile


To achieve certification each product undergoes a manual technical compliance review against WCAG 2.1 to level AA.

The product underwent both a technical compliance audit and robust end to end testing by users with a wide range of disabilities including blind, low vision, dyslexia, colour blindness, mobility impairments, learning difficulties, Deaf, Asperger and anxiety and panic disorder.

All testing is carried out in line with relevant platform specific guidelines, and where applicable, conforms with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Testing also conforms to Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Known Accessibility Issues

Scope of Testing

Live site

Task 1 - Homepage


Task 2 - Content page with video


Task 3 - Content page with document and comments


Task 4 - Information Page example


Task 5 - Event browse page


Task 6 - Event homepage


Task 7 - Search Page


Task 8 - Browse Subject Page


Task 9 - Subject Landing page

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Test site

Task 1 - User logged in area (Engage Admin Dashboard):

Task 2 - User logged in area (My content)  

Partner Site (Colour Scheme only)

Task 1 - Partner Sites (Chemrxiv)

Task 2 - Partner Sites (Preprints)

Task 3 - Partner Sites (Miir)

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