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Accessibility and inclusion are important to Ex Libris and a key part of our ongoing commitment to the customer community. To ensure that our software is accessible to all our users, we work through various channels — programming and testing techniques, collaboration with customers, and external auditing.
Throughout the development process, we roll out new features with accessibility being part of the design. Leganto undergoes annual auditing by an external consulting company, most recently Deque Systems, and our accessibility roadmap addresses their rejects and recommendations. Additionally, we receive accessibility feedback from customers via support tickets. Reported issues are handled on an ongoing basis and prioritized based on the severity and the functionality impacted. Leganto monthly releases regularly include development in support of accessibility.
Please review the report of the most recent audit conducted by Deque Systems, based on VPAT version 2.4. This audit report refers to the July 2021 Leganto release. While we develop new features in accordance with accessibility standards, as outlined above, the audit report does not cover developments added after this date.
The FAQs below are reviewed and updated once a year, following the annual accessibility audit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us via a support ticket (for current customers) or the feedback button at the bottom of this page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Leganto ADA Compliant?
Leganto is developed in accordance with the requirements of the DDA including Part III, as well as those of the American Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA).
The accessibility of the Leganto interface for users (inc. HTML and CSS) follows leading international accessibility and industry standards: The W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 level "Double-A", and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d).
Does Leganto comply with the UK Disability Discrimination Act?
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C’s) published standards and accessibility guidelines (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)) are generally regarded as the main guidelines used during interpretation of the UK Disability Discrimination Act 1995, and subsequent amendments.
All Ex Libris’ products and services comply with the requirements of the DDA including Part III, as well as those of the American Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA).
Which browsers, and which browser versions are certified for Leganto?
As a true cloud solution, Leganto requires only a browser for the end-user. Leganto is certified for the leading browsers: Chrome and Firefox. There is an ongoing process of monitoring new browser versions and checking their compatibility with Leganto.
Ex Libris’ browser certification policy is based on industry usage statistics (W3C) as published on the following site: http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp
. The following table describes the certified browsers:
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.
Discontinued Browser Version support
Ex Libris may discontinue supporting a certain browser version based on its industry usage in general usage in Leganto. Issues reported that are specific to a browser that has been discontinued will not be actively investigated or corrected.
Ex Libris will give prior notice when support of a browser version is discontinued.
Leganto supports the two most recent browser versions.
Leganto no longer supports Internet Explorer.
In practice, Leganto also works with other browsers such as Safari, Skyfire, etc.
Does Leganto support responsive web design?
Leganto supports responsive web design, while providing a flexible design that fits all devices and resolutions.
Does Leganto rely on icons for navigation and information?
Leganto uses a limited set of icons to convey information, but all icons have alternative texts or titles.
Can Leganto be used on mobile devices?
Leganto fully supports mobile devices.
How do instructors and students interact with Leganto - are there any browser or device dependencies?
Because Leganto is fully web-based, staff interact with the system via a standard browser, unlike other web solutions that may require third party components (such as .NET framework). Leganto is a truly web-based (based on Java) SaaS solution that does not require local desktop installation or components. For secured SSL communication with Leganto, Ex Libris uses a certificate from ‘Go-Daddy’ which is fully compatible with Microsoft Windows-based clients.
Leganto supports the leading web browsers - Firefox and Chrome. Current supported versions Firefox 3+ and Chrome 6+. As we enhance the system, and as browsers are updated, we release recommendations for new versions of each supported browser. Ex Libris provides advance notice of any change in the minimum browser requirements.
We maintain an ongoing process of monitoring new browser versions and checking their compatibility with Leganto. Leganto’s browser support policy is based on industry usage statistics from W3C.
The following documents can be viewed for additional information about Leganto product accessibility: