Welcome to the Library Database Accessibility guide. In this guide, you will find accessibility information regarding some of our most popular databases. Each database/vendor tab includes information on various accessibility features, step-by-step instructions, and general help. If you need further assistance with research and/or library accessibility, please contact us:
For general accessibility inquiries, please contact:
Need to quickly know if one of our databases has the accessibility feature you're looking for? Refer to the chart below to find a listing of select database vendors and their accessibility features:
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|Keyboard Shortcuts||Audiovisual Resources (magnify text, text and background color, reading voice, etc.)||Translation|
|EBSCO||X (HTML full-text articles)||X||X|
|ProQuest||X||X||X (use browser settings)||X (on some texts)|
|NewsBank||X (obituaries and death notices not included)||X||X|
|ABC-CLIO||X||X||X||X (not e-Books)|
Navigate the tabs on the left sidebar to explore all of the accessibility features of our databases. For more details on accessibility features, including databases and vendors not included in this guide, contact a librarian.
Check out this quick guide on how to use the SensusAccess accessibility software to convert documents into accessible formats.