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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 (PDF)(link)
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) received Oct 2015
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.
Atypon Literatum  VPAT (PDF) April 2015
Bepress DigitalCommons  VPAT (link)  Navigation Aides
Cabell’s Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunites  VPAT (PDF) received Nov. 2014
CABI CAB Direct VPAT (PDF)
Cambridge University Press Cambridge Journals Online  VPAT (PDF) received Aug. 2014
Computer Indexed Systems Index to Early American Periodicals  VPAT (PDF) received Nov 2015
Conquest Systems Data-Planet Statistical Data Sets VPAT (PDF) dated Aug. 2014
Counting Opinions ACRL Metrics  VPAT (PDF) received Nov 2014
Credo Credo Reference VPAT (PDF)
Docuseek Docuseek VPAT (PDF)
EBSCO all available upon request: contact your rep  Navigation Aides
Elsevier Engineering Village  VPAT (PDF) dated Dec. 2014
Elsevier ScienceDirect  VPAT (PDF) received July 2014 Accessibility statement and navigation aides
Elsevier Scopus  VPAT (PDF) dated Oct 2014
Elsevier Reaxys  VPAT (PDF) dated Jan 2014
Emerald Insight Emerald Insight available upon request: contact your rep Accessibility statement
Foundation Directory Foundation Directory Online  VPAT (PDF)
GeoScience World GeoScience World  VPAT (PDF) received August 2015
IBISWorld IBISWorld VPAT (PDF) received April 2016
IEEE IEEE Xplore available upon request: contact your rep Accessibility statement
IG Group IG Publishing eBook Platform  VPAT (PDF) received Sept 2015
Informs Informs Journals Online VPAT (PDF) received Sept 2016
Ingram MyiLibrary  VPAT (PDF) received May 2014
IOP IOP Science available upon request: contact custserv@iop.org Accessibility statement
JSTOR JSTOR  VPAT (link to PDF) updated May 2016  Accessibility Statement
Kanopy Kanopy Streaming  VPAT (PDF) received Jan 2015  Accessibility Statement
LexisNexis LexisNexis Academic  VPAT (PDF) received June 2014
Maney Maney Online available upon request: contact your rep
Mergent Mergent Online  VPAT (PDF) received Nov. 2014
Nature Publishing Group Nature.com  see Palgrave
OCLC WorldCat  VPAT (PDF) received Dec. 2014
Omeka Omeka.net  VPAT (PDF) received Aug 2015 Accessibility statement
Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Social Work  VPAT (PDF) received Nov. 2014  Accessibility Statement
Oxford University Press Oxford English Dictionary  VPAT (PDF) received Nov. 2014  OED Navigation Aides
Oxford University Press Oxford Reference Online  VPAT (PDF) received Nov. 2014
Palgrave all content on nature.com, palgrave-journals.com, and palgraveconnect.com  VPAT (PDF) received July 2015
Policy Map policymap.com VPAT (PDF)
Project Muse Project Muse  VPAT (link)
ProQuest most products  VPATs (link)  Navigation Aides
Publishing Technology Ingenta Connect  VPAT (PDF) received April 2014
Readex America’s Historical Newspapers  VPAT (PDF) received Sept. 2014
ReferenceUSA ReferenceUSA VPAT (PDF)
SAGE CQ Researcher VPAT (PDF) (link)
SAGE Sage Journals  VPAT (PDF) received May 2014
ThirdIron Browzine  VPAT (PDF) received April 2015
Vault vault.com  VPAT (PDF) received July 2015
voxgov voxgov.com  VPAT (PDF) received Nov 2015

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