Bookshelf's accessibility features empower users. Our “first in the world” content transparency initiative enables instructors and learners to know how well content will support their needs before they adopt or purchase. Additionally, VitalSource demonstrates its Section 508 compliance by publishing the VPATs for its solutions.
Bookshelf conforms to level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and was "the first in the world" to receive a 100% accessibility score at EPUBtest.org in 2013. We service the widest possible range of users and their accommodations with our award-winning assistive technologies that include:
VitalSource collaborates on accessibility with many organizations, such as the DAISY Consortium, W3C, the National Federation of the Blind, DIAGRAM Center, Book Industry Study Group, and the Center for Accessible Materials Innovation.