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Accessibility Statement

The Treasures of the Battye Library website has been thoroughly tested to ensure the website is accessible to as many people as possible. As a result, The Treasures of the Battye Library website has achieved a Web Accessibility Initiative Triple-A rating (WAI-AAA).

This rating was achieved by:

  • Providing a text equivilient to all images through the use of ALT and TITLE tags.
  • Making the website readable with stylesheets disabled.
  • Making all aspects of the site usable, even with Javascript turned off.
  • Providing captions for all images
  • Ensuring all language used on the site is simple and clear.
  • Using a simple colour scheme to enhance on-screen readability.
  • Ensuring all headings and links are in plain text, not images.
  • Ensuring all pages within the site validate to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards.
  • Using stylesheets to control layout and presentation.
  • Using realtive links to reference content.
  • Ensured the website uses clear, simple and consistent navigation.