Accessibility Statement for epistulae.org
This accessibility statement applies to the domain epsitulae.org. The website is run by the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing (ITSEE) at the University of Birmingham. Our general contact details can be found in the footer and more specific contact details are provided in the relevant sections of this statement.
We have tried to make this website as accessibile as we can. There are some areas that are not fully accessible and these are listed below.
- The HTML representations of our manuscript transcriptions
- The PDF documents on the website
- The electronic edition of 2 Thessalonians
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
Where possible we have made the information which is not accessible on our website available in an alternative form. Details of the alternatives can be found in the section on non accessible content.
If you need information in a different format which is not covered in the alternatives already provided please contact us at email@example.com.
Reporting accessiblity problems with this website
If you find any accessibility problems which are not listed in this stamement or you think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unhappy with the response you have received from us about your accessibility-related issue, you can make a complaint to the University by emailing email@example.com.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
Technical information about this website's accessibility
The University of Birmingham is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
Non accessible content
The following content is not accessible. Details of how to access the content in an alternative format is provided where it is available.
The HTML representations of our manuscript transcriptions are not accessible. There are many problems including colour contrast errors, the use of colour for semantics, keyboard navigation and language annotation. These HTML representations are not essential to understanding the data and are automatically generated from our TEI XML files. Links to download the TEI XML files are available on the transcription download page.
The electronic edition of 2 Thessalonians produced by Grant Edwards as part of his doctoral research is not accessible for the same reasons given for the previous item. The XML transcriptions and the XML apparatus for this project has been deposited with the University's eData repository. It will be available at edata.bham.ac.uk/510 once it has been approved by the eData team. If you need access to this material in an alternative format and it is still not available on eData please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternative arrangements.
Content that is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
The PDF appendices of The Apostolos. The Acts and Epistles in Byzantine Liturgical Manuscripts by Samuel Gibson were produced in July 2018 and are therefore not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.
How we tested this website
This website was tested with the testing tools listed below.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was first prepared on 16 September 2020. It was last updated on 19 September 2020.