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Features to enhance the accessibility of this site

These features have been provided to help make our site as accessible as possible to as many people as possible

  • All images have been given appropriate alternative text (fully implemented)
  • A ‘breadcrumb trail’ navigation feature is provided to help navigation (fully implemented)
  • The site has been tested to ensure that it is accessible in a wide range of browsers (partially implemented).

Visual Design

  • Cascading Style Sheets have been used to control the presentation of pages and properly structured markup has been used for content (partially implemented)
  • If stylesheets are not supported or are turned off, information on the site can still be accessed and read (fully implemented)
  • Relative font sizes are used, which allows users to resize text as needed (partially implemented)

Standards Compliance

  • Digital Library pages are now semantically marked-up valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional (fully implemented)
  • All HTML will validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict using the W3C markup validator (long term objective)
  • All stylesheets should validate using W3C CSS validator (long term objective)

Contact Information

We are continually working to ensure this site is as accessible as possible, but there is still much work to be done before we are fully standards compliant. If you do find any accessibility barriers that affect or prevent your use and enjoyment of the site, please let us know and we’ll do our best to address the problem as soon as possible.

  • Forced Migration Online
  • Refugee Studies Centre
  • Oxford Department of International Development (QEH)
  • University of Oxford
  • 3 Mansfield Road
  • Oxford OX1 3TB
  • United Kingdom
  • fax: +44 (0)1865 281801
Last updated Mar 24, 2011