Accessibility Policy



The Digitary application at The Australian National University is designed to be accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

The pages on this site are designed to be WCAG AA compliant, and to comply with all Priority 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code means it will also display correctly in any future browsers.

The pages on this site are designed to validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional. All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles.

Note:Whilst we strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of this site. If you should experience any difficulty in accessing this system, please contact SBS Helpdesk by sending an email to sbs.help@anu.edu.au.

PDF Documents

Some information on this system is provided in PDF format. PDF documents open in the separate third-party software such as Adobe Reader - most modern computers have such software installed as standard. PDF documents provided by this system do not attempt to over-ride the existing accessibility settings of the third-party PDF reader.

Images

Images used in this site include descriptive ALT or LONGDESC tag.

Visual design

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. This site uses relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.

Minimum Browser Requirements

The browsers recommended for optimum use of this site are as follows:

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 upwards.
  • Firefox 2.0 upwards.
  • Safari 4.0 upwards.