BCcampus Open Education believes that education must be available to everyone which means supporting the creation of free, open, and accessible educational resources. We are actively committed to increasing the accessibility and usability of the textbooks and guides we produce.
Accessibility features of the web version of this resource
The web version of the Information Directory has been designed with accessibility in mind by incorporating the following features:
- All content can be navigated using a keyboard
- It has been optimized for people who use screen-reader technology.
- links and headings are formatted to work with screen readers
- images have alt tags or are described in surrounding text
- Information is not conveyed by colour alone.
- There is an option to increase font size (see tab on top right of screen)
Other file formats available
In addition to the web version, additional files are available in a number of file formats including PDF, EPUB (for eReaders), MOBI (for Kindles), upon request made to BCcampus Support.
Known accessibility issues and areas for improvement
While we strive to ensure that this resource is as accessible and usable as possible, we might not always get it right. Any issues we identify will be listed below.
While there are currently no known accessibility issues in this guide, we do link to external resources throughout this guide; and we cannot guarantee that the resources we are linking to conform to accessibility guidelines.
The web version of this resource has been designed to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, level AA. In addition, it follows all guidelines in Appendix A: Checklist for Accessibility.
Let us know if you are having problems accessing this guide
We are always looking for ways to make our resources more accessible. If you have problems accessing this resource, please contact us to let us know so we can fix the issue.
Please include the following information:
- The location of the problem by providing a web address or page description
- A description of the problem
- The computer, software, browser, and any assistive technology you are using that can help us diagnose and solve your issue
- e.g., Windows 10, Google Chrome (Version 65.0.3325.181), NVDA screen reader
You can contact us one of the following ways:
- Web form: BCcampus OpenEd Help
- Please fill out the Report an Error form.
This statement was last updated on February 5, 2021.