Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

Last updated: 2022-04-30

At Manuscript Engine, accessible at https://manuscript-engine.journalslibrary.com/, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards to ensure we provide equal access to all users.

Accessibility Testing

Our website undergoes regular accessibility testing conducted by both internal and external teams. These tests are designed to assess the compliance of our platform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 at Level AA. Testing methods include:

  • Automated Tools: To identify quick fixes and ensure basic compliance across all pages.
  • Manual Testing: Conducted by trained accessibility experts using assistive technologies like screen readers and keyboard-only navigation.
  • User Feedback: Collecting and addressing accessibility feedback directly from users of assistive technologies.

What We’re Doing to Improve Accessibility at Manuscript Engine

We are dedicated to continuous improvement in accessibility on our platform. Our current and ongoing accessibility initiatives include:

  • Staff Training: Ensuring our staff are familiar with accessibility guidelines and how they apply to their specific roles.
  • Content Guidelines: Adopting policies that require all content to be accessible, including multimedia and document uploads.
  • Technology Improvements: Regularly updating our technology to support accessibility, including responsive design and keyboard navigability.
  • Vendor Assessment: Ensuring that all third-party vendors comply with our accessibility standards.

How to Report a Problem

If you encounter any accessibility barriers on our platform, please contact us: