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 Statistical Abstract—can be used by everyone. ProQuest Statistical Abstract is continually designed and developed to meet Level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) and Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act for features and functions.

Accessibility features and gaps

Features

Users of ProQuest Statistical Abstract should be able to:

Gaps

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 Statistical Abstract is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with:

Compliance level and report 

This product 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) for ProQuest Statistical Abstract.

Accessibility of the user interface

The user interface of the ProQuest Statistical Abstract platform is designed to be accessible and operable with multiple input mechanisms, including keyboards, screen readers, and voice control technologies. This is enabled by comprehensive labeling of form elements and icons, and features like headings that are used to make the platform easier to navigate without a mouse.

The platform is built to be responsive, meaning that regardless of the device you are using or the zoom level set in your browser, interface elements and content will reflow. Text will be legible, controls will be usable, and content will not require horizontal scrolling.

Accessibility Testing

The accessibility of ProQuest Statistical Abstract 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.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract code is checked for accessibility using a range of automated and manual checks including but not limited to:  ProQuest Statistical Abstract is tested on the latest versions of 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 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:
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Outside North America:
+800 4997 4111 or +1 734-707-2513

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on February 11, 2021. It was last reviewed on February 11, 2021.

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