Bielefeld University Library is committed to making its website, mobile apps and online services inclusive and accessible in compliance with the provisions of the Ordinance on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology in accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of North-Rhine Westphalia – BITV NRW Implementation of the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and Council).
The following accessibility statement documents the current status of implementation for the Search Engine BASE in accordance with BITV NRW.
This Search Engine BASE is fully compatible with the Ordinance on the Creation of Accessible Information Technology in accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Person of North Rhine-Westphalia (BITV NRW) as well as EU Directive 2016/2102 and according to WCAG 2.1 Level AA.
Accessibility Services (ZAB)
The ZAB is the central point of contact for all issues relating to accessibility and the active participation of people with disabilities or chronic illnesses at Bielefeld University.
The ZAB offers expertise
This statement was first drawn up on 14.09.2021. It was last reviewed on 14.09.2021.
Audit methodology: Self-assessment
Bielefeld University Library
If you have not received a satisfactory response to your accessibility within six weeks, then you can contact the Ombudsman’s Office for Accessible Information Technology. The Ombudsman has the power to examine complaints on behalf of people with disabilities, and its authority is legally embedded in paragraphs regarding accessibility 10d, 10e BGG NRW and paragraphs 9 ff BITV NRW.
Contact details for Ombudsman’s Office
Ombudsstelle für barrierefreie Informationstechnik des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen bei der Landesbeauftragten für Menschen mit Behinderungen