The British Library is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
The British Library operates a number of websites, subsites, and online services (“Sites”).
This accessibility statement supplements our main Accessibility Statement
, and applies to the following Site:
This website is fully compliant with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Exemptions claimed are listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:
Content not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
Living with Machines
- Parsing errors are present across the website, meaning that it may not be correctly interpreted by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies. This fails WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criterion 4.1.1 (parsing). These errors are inserted by known issues with WordPress, such as conflicts with the Grammarly Chrome plugin extension. As these issues are caused by third party software that is neither funded nor developed by nor under the control of the Library, they are exempt from the Regulations under Reg 3(2)(e).
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 24 April 2020. A full review of the site was carried out via code review by Bond & Coyne.