Accessibility statement for EPUG-UKI (ExLibris Product User Group, UK and Ireland)

Website accessibility statement in line with Public Sector Body (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

EPUG-UKI  is a website used by members of the UK and Ireland ExLibris Product user group. It is hosted on WordPress and managed by volunteers.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use our website. For example, this means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts.
  • experience no time limits to content
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Magnifiy up to 200%  

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

Customising the website

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

AbilityNet – My computer my way

With a few simple steps you can customise the appearance of our website to make it easier to read and navigate.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • Not all non- text content such as images and icons has text descriptions
  • It is not always possible for a  screen reader to determine what the content is and how it relates to other content
  • Colour on its own is sometimes used to convey meaning
  • The default language of each page is not always identified

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, audio recording or braille please contact the EPUG-UKI committee:

EPUG secretary  email address:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements please let us know by contacting:

EPUG secretary email address:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) directly.

Contact details for the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

The government has produced information on how to report accessibility issues:

Reporting an accessibility problem on a public sector website

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

EPUG-UKI  is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below

The full guidelines are available at

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

The following items do not comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA success criteria

Not all non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative

A screen reader cannot always determine what the content is and how it relates to other content

Sometimes colour is used to convey meaning

  • 1.4.1 Use of Color

Some words are not explained or are specific to this website

Disproportionate burden

We are not currently claiming that any accessibility problems would be a disproportionate burden to fix. 

Content that is not within the Scope of the Accessibility Regulations

At this time we are not claiming any material is out of scope.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will continue to monitor accessibility and will carry out further accessibility testing if significant changes are made to the user interface or if a service user raises an issue. To plan to resolve the issues that are within our control by December 2021. Where we are unable to resolve an issue or where an issue is out with our control we will ensure reasonable adjustments are put in place to ensure no user is disadvantaged

Due to the open source nature [GV1] of the system in use it may not be possible to resolve all accessibility issues. If this is the case, we will ensure reasonable adjustments are in place to make sure no user is disadvantaged.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 21st September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21st September 2020.

This website was last tested on 20th August 2020 The test was carried out by The EPUG-UKI Committee using the automated LittleForest tool.  

We did not use sample pages for testing – all pages were run through LittleForest.

Little Forrest claims it tests the following WCAG criteria either partially or wholly

WCAG 2.1 A 1.1.1 Non-text Content
WCAG 2.1 A 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 A 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 A 1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 A 1.3.1 Info and Relationships
WCAG 2.1 A 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence
WCAG 2.1 A 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics
WCAG 2.1 A 1.4.1 Use of Colour
WCAG 2.1 A 1.4.2 Audio Control
WCAG 2.1 A 2.1.1 Keyboard
WCAG 2.1 A 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
WCAG 2.1 A 2.2.1 Timing Adjustable
WCAG 2.1 A 2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide
WCAG 2.1 A 2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold
WCAG 2.1 A 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks
WCAG 2.1 A 2.4.2 Page Titled
WCAG 2.1 A 2.4.3 Focus Order
WCAG 2.1 A 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)
WCAG 2.1 A 3.1.1 Language of Page
WCAG 2.1 A 3.2.1 On Focus
WCAG 2.1 A 3.2.2 On Input
WCAG 2.1 A 3.3.1 Error Identification
WCAG 2.1 A 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions
WCAG 2.1 A 4.4.1 Parsing
WCAG 2.0 A 4.4.2 Name, Role, Value
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.2.4 Captions (Live)
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.4.4 Resize Text
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.4.5 Images of Text
WCAG 2.1 AA 2.4.5 Multiple Ways
WCAG 2.1 AA 2.4.6 Headings and Labels
WCAG 2.1 AA 2.4.7 Focus Visible
WCAG 2.1 AA 3.1.2 Language of Parts
WCAG 2.1 AA 3.2.3 Consistent Navigation
WCAG 2.1 AA 3.2.4 Consistent Identification
WCAG 2.1 AA 3.3.3 Error Suggestion
WCAG 2.1 AA 3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.2.6 Sign Language (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.2.7 Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.2.8 Media Alternative (Prerecorded)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.2.9 Audio-only (Live)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.4.7 Low or No Background Audio
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.4.8 Visual Presentation
WCAG 2.1 AAA 1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.2.3 No Timing
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.2.4 Interruptions
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.2.5 Re-authenticating
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.3.2 Three Flashes
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.4.8 Location
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.4.9 Link Purpose (Link Only)
WCAG 2.1 AAA 2.4.10 Section Headings
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.1.3 Unusual Words
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.1.4 Abbreviations
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.1.5 Reading
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.1.6 Pronunciation
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.2.5 Change on Request
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.3.5 Help
WCAG 2.1 AAA 3.3.6 Error Prevention (All)
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.3.4 Orientation
WCAG 2.1 AA 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose