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VPAT Repository

A VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) is a document which indicates compliance with Section 508 accessibility guidelines. It was developed by the Information Technology Industry Council and the Government Services Administration to assist with federal procurement practices. For more information on the VPAT, see the U.S. Dept of State VPAT Policy & Information document.

For more information on creating an Accessible procurement processes, see the California State University Accessible Procurement Process powerpoint presentation available at Accessing Higher Ground.


Library vendor VPATs and accessibility statements

All VPATs have been posted with vendor permission. The completeness and accuracy of these documents has not been verified. Please contact your vendor representative with further questions about the content of these documents.

If you have questions about this page, or would like to contribute, contact laura.delancey@wku.edu. Please note that if you would like to add a VPAT or similar document you must first obtain permission from your vendor.

Vendor Product VPAT accessibility statement and navigation aides
Alexander Street Press Alexander Street Press VPAT (link) updated Feb. 2016 Accessibility statement
American Chemical Society ACS Publications available upon request: contact your rep Accessibility statement
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Aerospace Research Central see Atypon: Literatum
American Institute of Physics Scitation  VPAT (PDF) updated Oct. 2015  Accessibility statement
Annual Reviews Annual Reviews available upon request: contact your rep
Association for Computing Machinery ACM Digital Library available upon request: contact dl-info@hq.acm.org.  Accessibility statement
Atypon Literatum  VPAT (PDF) updated April 2015
Bepress DigitalCommons  VPAT (link) updated Feb. 2015 Accessibility statement & navigation aids
BioOne BioOne  VPAT (link) updated Nov. 2016 statement of WCAG 2.0 Compliance
Cabell’s Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014
CABI CAB Direct VPAT (PDF) updated Oct. 2016  Accessibility statement
Cambridge University Press Cambridge Journals Online  VPAT (link) updated Sept. 2016  Accessibility statement
Cengage all products (including Gale Artemis and Opposing Viewpoints) VPATs (link) dates vary Accessibility statement
Computer Indexed Systems Index to Early American Periodicals VPAT (PDF) updated Nov 2015
Conquest Systems Data-Planet Statistical Datasets VPAT (link) updated Aug. 2017  Accessibility statement
Counting Opinions ACRL Metrics VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014
Credo Credo Reference VPAT (link) updated Aug. 2016 Accessibility statement and navigation aids
Docuseek Docuseek VPAT (link) updated Aug. 2015  Accessibility statement
EBSCO all available upon request: contact your rep  Navigation aides
Elsevier Engineering Village  VPAT (link) updated Jan. 2016  Accessibility statement
Elsevier ScienceDirect  VPAT (link) updated Aug. 2016 Accessibility statement and navigation aids
Elsevier Scopus  VPAT (link) updated Oct 2014  Accessibility statement
Elsevier Reaxys  VPAT (PDF) updated Jan 2014
Emerald Insight Emerald Insight available upon request: contact your rep Accessibility statement and navigation aids
Foundation Directory Foundation Directory Online  VPAT (PDF) updated May 2016
GeoScience World GeoScience World  VPAT (PDF) updated Aug. 2015
IBISWorld IBISWorld VPAT (PDF) updated April 2016
IEEE IEEE Xplore available upon request: contact your rep Accessibility statement
IG Group IG Publishing eBook Platform  VPAT (PDF) updated Sept. 2015
Informs Informs Journals Online VPAT (PDF) updated Sept. 2016
IOP IOP Science available upon request: contact custserv@iop.org Accessibility statement
Johns Hopkins University Press Project Muse VPAT (link) updated April 2017
JSTOR JSTOR  VPAT (link) updated Sept. 2016  Accessibility statement
Kanopy Kanopy Streaming  VPAT (PDF) updated Jan. 2015 Accessibility statement and navigation aids
LexisNexis LexisNexis Academic  VPAT (PDF) updated June 2014  Accessibility statement
Mergent Mergent Online  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014
Nature Publishing Group Nature.com  see Palgrave Accessibility statement and navigation aids
OCLC WorldCat  VPAT (PDF) updated Dec. 2014 Accessibility statement
Omeka Omeka.net  VPAT (link) updated Sept. 2015 Accessibility statement
Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Social Work  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014 Accessibility statement
Oxford University Press Oxford English Dictionary  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014 Accessibility statement and navigation aids
Oxford University Press Oxford Journals Accessibility statement and navigation aids
Oxford University Press Oxford Reference Online  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov. 2014
Palgrave all content on nature.com, palgrave-journals.com, and palgraveconnect.com  VPAT (PDF) updated July 2015  Accessibility statement and accessible format request form
Policy Map policymap.com VPAT (link) updated Sept. 2016  Accessibility statement
ProQuest most products  VPATs (link) Accessibility statement and documentation directory and navigation aids
ProQuest MyiLibrary VPAT (PDF) updated May 2014
Publishing Technology Ingenta Connect VPAT (PDF) updated April 2014 Accessibility statement
Readex America’s Historical Newspapers  VPAT (PDF) updated Sept. 2014
ReferenceUSA ReferenceUSA VPAT (PDF) updated April 2014
SAGE CQ Researcher VPAT (PDF) updated Dec. 2014
SAGE Sage Journals  VPAT (PDF) updated May 2014  Accessibility statement
ThirdIron Browzine  VPAT (link) updated June 2016  Accessibility statement
Vault vault.com  VPAT (PDF) updated July 2015
voxgov voxgov.com  VPAT (PDF) updated Nov 2015

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