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Accessibility Statement for The Houghton Collection

This is an accessibility statement from The Houghton Collection.

Measures to support accessibility

The Houghton Collection takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of The Houghton Collection:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.

  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Houghton Collection is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of The Houghton Collection. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on The Houghton Collection:

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of The Houghton Collection relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML

  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of The Houghton Collection , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for The Houghton Collection:

  1. Comments from users: Uploaded images may not have text alternatives because We cannot ensure the quality of contributions. We monitor user comments and typically repair issues within 2 business days. Please use the ‘report issue’ button if you encounter an issue.


Assessment approach

The Houghton Collection assessed the accessibility of The Houghton Collection by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

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