Full-Text is committed to ensuring accessibility for persons
with disabilities. We apply WCAG and Section 508 standards to
the extent we can. The
Web Content Accessibility
define requirements for
designers and developers to improve accessibility for persons
with disabilities at three levels of conformance: Level A, Level
AA, and Level AAA. The target for Asia-Studies is WCAG 2.1 Level
The database is
accessible to users using a keyboard and those with visual and
capabilities are enabled:
resize text, adjust text spacing, and change fonts by
adjusting browser settings (This can be done with the
appearance settings in Chrome or and in Firefox’s
created sufficient color contrast on all areas of the site.
Further, you can change colors by adjusting the browser
settings; also in the Chrome appearance settings, and font
and color preferences in Firefox. There are also plug-ins
that work with certain browsers.
can be navigated using just a keyboard.
You can use
browsers to zoom without loss of information or
Landscape and portrait layouts will work to print out
compatible with screen readers including JAWS, NVDA, and
We use a
flat hierarchy of links with titles indicating the content.
text-to-speech tools on the platform and with PDF content.
There are many browser plug-in tools (such as Natural Reader
for Chrome) that work. Some technology has text-to-speech
software built into the device’s accessibility settings.
link destinations without surrounding context.
All content is
in PDF format. Authorized users of the resource have the
ability to download and print content in for their own use. To
open PDF files, you will need a PDF viewer such as
Adobe Acrobat Reader
or other PDF reader. PDF viewing is governed by Adobe’s
Accessibility. For further information please reference
Adobe’s Accessibility Conformance
We do not have
any form of Digital Rights Management (DRM) on the content. You
have the ability to copy and print content without such controls
using your browser functionality. Details on the scope of
rights, use, copying, and printing is available on our
Standard License Agreement
received from the original journals in PDF format. Content is
provided by peer reviewed journals and expert publishers with
professional editorial programs. We do not further edit the
content. All textual PDF content is usable with browser screen
tools and plug-ins. Images in older PDF content such as graphs
and charts may not be compatible with current tools. Out
providers are aware of accessibility issue, and we encourage
them to provide PDF content in accessible formats.
multiple reading options on the platform. Content can be read
online by navigating through page scans, viewing the content in
a full screen view window and zooming on any portion of the
content. You can also download content in PDF format.
We are happy to
provide files in either PDF or Word (.docx) format upon request.
We are also
happy to reformat older PDFs that are unreadable via screen
reader. If there are PDFs that don’t work with your screen
reader or you have further questions about accessibility, please
contact us. Please include citations for any requested articles.
Turnaround time for requests will vary but we generally respond
in 3 days or less. We reserve the right to limit quantities.
You can email us