Syndetics Unbound is a new online catalog enrichment solution that combines everything you love about Syndetic Solutions and LibraryThing for Libraries, enabling you to easily embed rich information, as well as interactive guided discover directly within your existing catalog. With Syndetics Unbound, you can provide patrons with an engaging, modern and convenient browsing experience that included the most expansive coverage of global books and media.

Accessibility features and gaps

Users of Syndetics Unbound should be able to: If you have a disability and need to make your computer, tablet or other device easier to use, AbilityNet is a recommended resource.

Technical Information about this product’s accessibility

Syndetics Unbound is committed to making its product accessible, in accordance with:

Compliance level and report 

This product is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v2.1 AA standard. 

Access the full Accessibility Compliance Report (VPAT 2.4 and WCAG) for Syndetics Unbound.

Accessibility of content on this product

While using the Syndetics Unbound enrichment elements, a user may come across an enrichment that is styled by the CSS of the customer’s website, causing that element to fail accessibility standards. We are unable to predict which elements this happens to.

Global Access

Keyboard Access

The enrichment elements are accessible using a keyboard alone.

Screen Readers

The enrichment elements can be browsed effectively with a screen reader.

Color Contrast

The text of Syndetics Unbound vary from shades of grey to blue, as well as blue text links. In some cases, the CSS of the customers website may override the CSS of Syndetics Unbound resulting in color combinations that may not comply with WCAG standards. We are unable to predict on which enrichments this may occur. If color contrast is a concern for you, we recommend using of the free browser plugins that can increase text/background color contrast, such as the High Contrast extension for Google Chrome.

Accessibility Testing

The accessibility of Syndetics Unbound is a continual effort at ProQuest. Accessibility standards are built into our design, and style guides and included as part of requirements in our software development and quality assurance pipeline.

Syndetics Unbound code is checked for accessibility using a range of automated and manual checks including but not limited to:  Syndetics Unbound is tested on the latest version Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Edge, and on devices including Mac and Windows computers, and Android and iOS devices.

What We’re Doing to Improve Accessibility

Making content accessible is an ongoing effort at ProQuest. We’re committed to working with the community to ensure we continue to meet our customers’ needs. A list of our ongoing efforts include:

Support and feedback

If you have difficulty accessing specific ProQuest content or features with adaptive technology after trying the workarounds suggested in this statement, you can contact us using the links provided below. Our support services will respond within three days and are available to accommodate the communication needs of end users with disabilities. We will work with you to identify the best option for remediation, subject to content licensing restrictions and technical capability. 

Online: ProQuest Technical Support

United States & Canada (toll free):
+1 800 889 3358

Outside North America:
+800 4997 4111 or +1 734-707-2513

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on February 26, 2021. It was last reviewed on May 19, 2021.
The product was last tested in April 2021. The test was carried out internally at ProQuest.