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Accessibility: Article Databases

Accessibility Information for Library Databases

  • Many of our Library resources offer accessibility features aimed at helping users with visual impairments and comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act or follow Web Content Accessibility Guidelines in order to achieve accessibility verification.
  • Below is a list of Library resources that highlights accessibility features and provides links for further information.

Please contacts us if you have questions about a resource not listed.

Ebsco Host Databases

Accessibility Features:

  • Speech-to-Text Option
  • Screen Reader Friendly
  • HTML and PDF Documents Available.

For more detailed information about Ebsco host accessibility visit their Accessibility page.

Access Databases

Gale Databases

Accessibility Features:

  • Text-to-Speech options
  • Adjustable Text Size
  • Screen Reader Friendly

For more detailed information on Gale (Cengage) accessibility visit their Accessibility Update page or their Gale VPAT Directory page.

Access Databases

JSTOR

Accessibility Features:

  • Screen Reader Friendly
  • Adjustable Text Size
  • Keyboard Site Navigation
  • Tagged PDF's

For further details about JSTOR accessibility visit their Accessibility Policies page.

Access Database

ProQuest Databases

Accessibility Features:

  • Screen Reader Friendly
  • Adjustable Text Size
  • Keyboard Site Navigation
  • PDFs acquired from outside vendors to ProQuest may not be optimized for accessibility.

For more information visit the ProQuest Accessibility page or their Accessibility Directory page.

Access Databases

ScienceDirect

Accessibility Features:

  • Screen Reader Friendly (e.g. can be read by JAWS)
  • Adjustable Text Size to 400% zoom
  • Keyboard Site Navigation

Access Database

Read more about ScienceDirect Accessibility Features on their website.

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