NOTE: The following web accessibility policy took effect October 15, 2019.
eCommons complies with Cornell University's policy, Web Accessibility 5.12 by requiring that newly submitted or updated text and audio/visual (A/V) content meets the standards described below. It is the responsibility of the submitter to comply with the policy by providing web accessible content. Repeated submission of non-compliant content may result in the suspension of submission privileges. Non-compliant content may be subject to removal.
If you have any questions about whether or how this policy applies to your content, please contact us before submitting.
PDF: PDFs shall pass Adobe Acrobat’s native accessibility check without errors.
MS Office documents: MS Office documents shall pass MS Office’s native accessibility check without errors.
A/V recordings: Machine-generated captions will be created for uncaptioned a/v recordings with spoken language. Upon request, CUL will provide a caption file to the submitter or submitting unit for correction.
Please see Help for submitters: Accessibility for information on creating web accessible PDFs, MS-Office documents, Google docs, and A/V content, and specialized metadata related to accessibility.