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The University at Buffalo Libraries are committed to providing all UB students, faculty and staff access to the library resources and services they require for their academic and research needs.

Website Accessibility

All University at Buffalo Libraries hosted webpages pass Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, AA standards.

Areas of accessibility we focus on

  • Correct page heading structure (H1–H6)
  • Alternative text for images
  • Text labels for form elements
  • Skip to Content link
  • Language attribute for HTML pages
  • Color contrast ratio of least 4.5:1 for normal text and 3:1 for large text.

PDF Case Accessibility

Currently all PDFs on are accessible. These include:

  • Machine-readable (OCR)
  • Document title
  • Correct heading structure
  • Alternative text for images
  • Language definition
  • Tagging

Liaison Contact

For any issues with webpages please contact Kristopher Miller