All researchers, regardless of ability, need access to scholarly information. ProQuest is committed to providing all our users with a fully accessible experience for research, teaching and learning. 

At ProQuest, we make every effort to ensure that our platforms—including ProQuest ETD Dashboard—can be used by everyone. ProQuest ETD Dashboard is continually designed and developed to meet Level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) and Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act for features and functions.

Accessibility features and gaps

Users of ProQuest ETD Dashboard should be able to:

There may be some parts of this website that are not fully accessible:

If you have a disability and need to make your computer, tablet or other device easier to use, AbilityNet is a recommended resource. We also recommend browsing free add-ons offered for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Technical Information about this site’s accessibility

ProQuest ETD Dashboard is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with:

Compliance level and report 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Access the full Accessibility Compliance Report (VPAT 2.4 and WCAG 2.1) for ProQuest ETD Dashboard.

Accessibility of this platform

The user interface of the ProQuest ETD Dashboard platform is designed to be accessible and operable with multiple input mechanisms, including keyboards, screen readers, and voice control technologies. This is enabled by labeling of form elements and icons, and features like headings used to make the platform easier to navigate without a mouse. Charts in ProQuest ETD Dashboard are accessible for selection, display, and filtering using the keyboard alone. On-going development work around accessibility will continue into the second half of 2021, with the goal of making ProQuest ETD Dashboard fully accessible.

Accessibility Testing

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

ProQuest ETD Dashboard code is checked for accessibility using a range of automated and manual checks including but not limited to: 

ProQuest ETD Dashboard is tested on the latest versions of Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Edge browsers. It is also tested 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 includes:

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

Phone:
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 June 30, 2021. It was last reviewed on June 30, 2021.

The website was last tested in June 2021. The test was carried out internally at ProQuest.