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Web Accessibility at Fordham University Libraries: Accessibility Evaluation Tools
This page covers tools to help analyze digital and/or web-based content for accessibility.
If you have questions about Fordham websites, please use the tools on the right side of this page.
Please keep in mind that no automated tool will ever be 100% accurate in detecting all possible accessibility issues.
To analyze accessibility, try the following:
Use the accessibility principles and guidance listed throughout in this guide including the checklists below providing background information. These checklists will help you read and interpret the reports produced by accessibility checking tools.
Compare results after trying various automated tools below. How do the separate findings agree or disagree?
Listen to people with disabilities who report access issues. Seeking feedback and documenting access issues will help you move towards an effective solution.
Presents recommendations for implementing accessibility principles and techniques for those seeking WCAG conformance. An excellent resource providing simplified language to help users understand WCAG 2.1 guidelines.
Developed by WebAIM (Web Accessibility In Mind), a non-profit organization based at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University. Provides a suite of evaluation tools that help authors make their web content more accessible to individuals with disabilities through identifying errors based on WCAG. Includes browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox to check accessibility as well as the ability to submit a website link for evaluation.