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:
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this Site are not fully accessible:
- The archived website content delivered by this website is outside the control of the British Library. Users may experience difficulties accessing this content.
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
- The archival content delivered by the UK Web Archive is exempt from the Regulations under Reg 3(2)(h). This content might fail any of the WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criteria.
How we tested this website
A representative sample of the site was reviewed by AbilityNet in September 2020, using a suite of modern accessibility tools including Screen Readers (Desktop JAWS 2018 / IE11), the web accessibility toolbar, colour contrast analysers, and website validation tools.