This statement applies to all sites built using SpringShare LLC’s LibApps suite and maintained by Bishop Grosseteste University Library, including LibGuides (library.bishopg.ac.uk), LibCal (libcal.bishopg.ac.uk), LibAnswers (askus.bishopg.ac.uk) and LibChat. It is important to us that as many people as possible can use them. For example, you should be able to:
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability, including the adjustment listed above. In addition, we’ve endeavoured to make the site content as easy to understand as we can.
We know some parts of our websites are not fully accessible:
We are working towards improving this - see the sections below ‘Non-accessible content’ and ‘What we are doing to improve accessibility’.
If you need any content from this website in a different format please send an email with the subject ‘Website Accessibility’ to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can call alternatively call us on 01522 583790 or, if you are in the building, ask to speak to a member of staff about website accessibility. We will consider your request and will normally get back to you within 3 working days.
We’re always looking for ways to improve the accessibility of our services. If you encounter any problems not listed on this page, or feel our sites do not meet accessibility requirements, contact the Head of Library Services, Emma Sansby, at email@example.com or via 01522 583790.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing accessibility regulations, as set out in the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. If you have a complaint regarding the accessibility of this website you should contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). Complaints are escalated to the EHRC if they cannot be resolved by the EASS.
Bishop Grosseteste University Library is committed to making this website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to the non-compliance and exemptions below.
The content below is non-compliant with the accessibility regulations:
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)by not holding the full context of the link. The most common instances are links attached to the phrase ‘click here’. These are being systematically updated and contextualised.
The regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to service provision. For example, we do not currently plan to alter content relating to lists of prizewinning children’s literature up to and including 2017-2018. If you need to access this content please contact us.
There are currently no items we would classify as disproportionate burden.
This website was last tested in December 2020 by Bishop Grosseteste University Library staff.
Where possible we intend to provide simple text-based alternatives to image-based documents like posters and graphics, as in the case of our annual schedule of opening hours.
This statement was last updated on 4 January 2020.