What browsers, and what versions of browsers are certified for Alma?
|Microsoft® Internet Explorer®||
Certified versions: 11
Ex Libris will make every effort to test and support new browser versions for Microsoft® Internet Explorer® when its industry usage is over 20% of all versions of this browser
Ex Libris makes every effort to test and certify the most recent stable version of Firefox on an on-going basis.
In addition, Mozilla offers an Extended Support Release (ESR) based on the official release of Firefox for desktops for use by organizations, including schools, universities, businesses, and others who need extended support for mass deployments.
Ex Libris will make every effort to test and certify the latest ESR version, after the overlap period between the older and newer ESR version is over.
As with Firefox, Ex Libris makes every effort to test and certify the most recent stable version.
Google Chrome applies updates automatically.
Alma supports its two most recent browser versions.
Does Alma support responsive web design?
Ex Libris’ browser certification policy is based on industry usage statistics (W3C). When selecting the new technology we verified to use the best solution to ensure the design is accessible. We chose to use Angular and HTML5 technology for responsive design, to provide with perfect adjusted design to fit all devices resolution and provide the best “on the go” experience.
As Alma is a fully browser based system it is possible to use the product on devices (Smartphones and Tablet) for flexible working practices. In addition staff user have access to the Alma Mobile App, which allows users to operate daily library activities. Librarians can perform fulfillment activities on the go, even scanning item barcodes to register in-house use from anywhere in the library. Built on a flexible advanced mobile‑application framework, Alma Mobile will grow to include more features, such as work-order processing, item returns, the creation and processing of sets, inventory management, and even mobile analytics.
Does Alma rely on icons for navigation and information?
Can Alma be used on mobile devices?
How does staff interact with Alma - are there any browser or device dependencies?
Is Alma ADA Compliant?
- HTML Standards and Accessibility
- XHTML 1.0 Transitional
- WCAG 2.0 Guidelines Priority 2 (with exceptions)
- Section 508 (with exceptions)
- CSS 3
Does Alma comply with the UK Disability Discrimination Act?