Most of the digital content the library subscribes to comes to us through databases. This includes digital platforms that host ebooks, journal articles, reference material, audiovisual content, data sets, and more. Many of these database vendors provide accessibility statements or VPATs to describe how their product complies with Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
What is a VPAT?
This page covers a selection of VPATs and accessibility statements from library database vendors, tips for understanding these reports, and information about contacting the library for assistance.
A VPAT (also known as an Accessibility Conformance Report) will specify:
To understand the content listed in a VPAT, try the following:
This section contains publicly posted accessibility statements and VPATs for a selection of Fordham's database vendors.
To obtain a VPAT or accessibility information for a database not listed below, please reach out to the library through this form.