Accessibility Statement - Virtual Books
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:
- Virtual Books - https://www.bl.uk/virtual-books
This website is fully compliant with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:
Content not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
- Heritage material is exempt from the Regulations under Reg 3(2)(f)(ii) where automated and cost-efficient solutions that would easily extract the text and transform it into content compatible with the accessibility requirement are unavailable. This content might fail any of the WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criteria, but particularly those related to the provision of alternate text or a transcript, subtitles, or audio description.
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 11 August 2021. A full review of the site was carried out by the British Library using Wave and Google Measure.