Accessibility

WCAG (2.0) Compliance


9/14/2015

HeinOnline.org aims to conform to Level A – and strives to meet, where possible, Level AA – of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).

If any information or service provided by HeinOnline is inaccessible to you or you are experiencing problems accessing content for any reason, please contact holsupport@wshein.com.

Section 508 Compliance

Section 508 Evaluation Template
Date: September 14, 2015
Name of Product: HeinOnline
Contact for more information: HeinOnline Support

Summary Table
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems Not Applicable
Section 1194.22 Web-based internet information and applications Supports
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products Not Applicable
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products Supports
Section 1194.25Self-Contained, Closed Products Not Applicable
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers Not Applicable

Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet information and applications
* Refer to (Access Board Government Site) for details on the guidelines listed below.

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via “alt”, “longdesc”, or in element content). Supports
(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation. Supports with exceptions. Not all multimedia presentations are narrated.
(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup. Supports
(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet. Supports
(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map. Not Applicable No image maps used in product.
(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape. Not Applicable No image maps used in product.
(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables. Supports
(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers. Supports
(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation Not Applicable No frames used in product.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Supports
(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way.
The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.
Supports through equivalent facilitation. Alternate text only version provided here
(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology. Supports through equivalent facilitation. Alternate text only version provided here
(m) When a web page requires that an applet,
plug-in or other application be present on the client system to
interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or
applet that complies with ó1194.21(a) through (l).
Supports
(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people
using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required
for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.
Supports
(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Supports
(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be
alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.
Not Applicable

Section 1194.24 Video and Multimedia Item(s)s
Refer to ( http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/guide/1194.24.htm ) for details on the criteria listed below.

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, wide-screen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, stand-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. Not Applicable
(b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry. Not Applicable
(c) All training and informational video and multimedia Item(s)ions that support the agency’s mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content shall be open or closed captioned. Supports with exceptions  Most videos are captioned by YouTube
(d) All training and informational video and multimedia Item(s)ions which support the agency’s mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content shall be audio described. Supports
(e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be user-selectable unless permanent. Supports
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria Supports

Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria – Detail Voluntary Product Accessibility Template

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided. Supports
(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided. Supports
(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided Supports with exceptions Most audio captioned by YouTube
(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided. Not Applicable
(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. Not Applicable No user speech used in product.
(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided. Supports
Section 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support. Supports

Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and Support

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge. Supports Requests to: holsupport@wshein.com
(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge. Supports Requests to: holsupport@wshein.com
(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities. Supports Requests to: holsupport@wshein.com