VPAT™

Voluntary Product Accessibility Template®

Version 1.3


LabArchives Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) explains how LabArchives' Research Notebook Platform conforms to the Revised 508 Standards for IT accessibility. VPATs help Federal agency contracting officials and government buyers to assess Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for accessibility when doing market research and evaluating proposals.





Summary Table


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems Supports with exceptions Supports with some exceptions. See below for full details.
Section 1194.22 Web­-based Internet Information and Applications Supports with exceptions Supports with some exceptions. See below for full details.
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products Not applicable LabArchives is not considered a telecommunications product according to the definition in 1194.23
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi­-media Products Not applicable LabArchives is not considered a video or multi-­media product according to the definition in 1194.24
Section 1194.25 Self-­Contained, Closed Products Not applicable LabArchives is not considered a self­-contained or closed product according to the definition in 1194.25
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers Not applicable LabArchives is not considered a desktop or portable computers product according to the definition in 1194.26
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria Supports with exceptions Supports with some exceptions. See below for full details.
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support Supports Fully compliant. See below for full details.





Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually. Supports with Exceptions Tools that are completely graphical in nature and have no text equivalent are not supported. Other exceptions include aspects of Course Manager and widgets.
(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable activated features of other products that are identified as accessibility features, where those features are developed and documented according to industry standards. Applications also shall not disrupt or disable activated features of any operating system that are identified as accessibility features where the application programming interface for those accessibility features has been documented by the manufacturer of the operating system and is available to the product developer. Supports LabArchives does not disrupt or disable standard browser accessibility features.
(c) A well­-defined on­-screen indication of the current focus shall be provided that moves among interactive interface elements as the input focus changes. The focus shall be programmatically exposed so that Assistive Technology can track focus and focus changes. Supports LabArchives provided accessibility feature that highlights actively focused element. Focus is programmatically exposed via standard web APIs (e.g. the DOM)
(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text. Supports with exceptions User-­related forms indicate validation state of each field and forms, and indicate if field is required.
Exceptions on Notebook Navigator icons not used for functionality.
(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls, status indicators, or other programmatic elements, the meaning assigned to those images shall be consistent throughout an application's performance. Supports
(f) Textual information shall be provided through operating system functions for displaying text. The minimum information that shall be made available is text content, text input caret location, and text attributes. Supports with exceptions Textual information uses standard web technologies. A few third-­party form controls have known exceptions.
(g) Applications shall not override user selected contrast and color selections and other individual display attributes. Supports The style sheet can be overridden via browser settings.
(h) When animation is displayed, the information shall be displayable in at least one non­-animated presentation mode at the option of the user. Supports User can disable the one in-­app animation. This animation does not provide information or meaning.
(i) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. Supports
(j) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a variety of color selections capable of producing a range of contrast levels shall be provided. Not applicable
(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements having a flash or blink frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Supports
(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Supports with exception Exceptions include widgets, advanced search, segments of share and rights dialogue and group assignment function.





Section 1194.22 Web­-based Internet Information and Applications – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non­text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content). Supports with exceptions Sketch entry tool is graphical tool nature­­--no text equivalent. Exception includes widgets with non­text elements.
(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation. Supports Video tutorials displayed on 3rd party site include closed captioning.
(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup. Supports
(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet. Does not support HTML is used primarily as a declaration language for defining application user interface elements. Application does not function correctly with CSS disabled.
(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-­side image map. Not applicable
(f) Client-­side image maps shall be provided instead of server-­side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape. Not applicable
(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables. Supports with exceptions Revision tables include column headers. User-­created table widgets are the
exception.
(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers. Not applicable
(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation. Supports with exception Google Docs and Google Calendar widgets frame is the exception.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Supports
(k) A text-­only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-­only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes. Not applicable
(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology. Supports LabArchives does not use Javascript to generate images. We utilize scripting languages to create normal browser objects dynamically, which generally are fully accessible.
(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-­in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug­-in or applet that complies with §1194.21(a) through (l). Not applicable Third­-party application Think-free requires Java.
(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on­line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Supports with exception See 1194.21 (l)
(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Does not support Keyboard­-based tab navigation is largely supported.
(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Not applicable

Note to 1194.22: The Board interprets paragraphs (a) through (k) of this section as consistent with the following priority 1 Checkpoints of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0) (May 5 1999) published by the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium: Paragraph (a) ­ 1.1, (b) ­ 1.4, (c) ­ 2.1, (d) ­ 6.1, (e) ­ 1.2, (f) ­ 9.1, (g) ­ 5.1, (h) ­ 5.2, (i) ­ 12.1, (j) ­ 7.1, (k) ­ 11.4.





Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Telecommunications products or systems which provide a function allowing voice communication and which do not themselves provide a TTY functionality shall provide a standard non­acoustic connection point for TTYs. Microphones shall be capable of being turned on and off to allow the user to intermix speech with TTY use. Not applicable
(b) Telecommunications products which include voice communication functionality shall support all commonly used cross­manufacturer non­-proprietary standard TTY signal protocols. Not applicable
(c) Voice mail, auto­-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems shall be usable by TTY users with their TTYs. Not applicable
(d) Voice mail, messaging, auto­-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems that require a response from a user within a time interval, shall give an alert when the time interval is about to run out, and shall provide sufficient time for the user to indicate more time is required. Not applicable
(e) Where provided, caller identification and similar telecommunications functions shall also be available for users of TTYs, and for users who cannot see displays. Not applicable
(f) For transmitted voice signals, telecommunications products shall provide a gain adjustable up to a minimum of 20 dB. For incremental volume control, at least one intermediate step of 12 dB of gain shall be provided. Not applicable
(g) If the telecommunications product allows a user to adjust the receive volume, a function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use. Not applicable
(h) Where a telecommunications product delivers output by an audio transducer which is normally held up to the ear, a means for effective magnetic wireless coupling to hearing technologies shall be provided. Not applicable
(i) Interference to hearing technologies (including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices) shall be reduced to the lowest possible level that allows a user of hearing technologies to utilize the telecommunications product. Not applicable
(j) Products that transmit or conduct information or communication, shall pass through cross-­manufacturer, non-­proprietary, industry-­standard codes, translation protocols, formats or other information necessary to provide the information or communication in a usable format. Technologies which use encoding, signal compression, format transformation, or similar techniques shall not remove information needed for access or shall restore it upon delivery. Not applicable
(k)(1) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be tactilely discernible without activating the controls or keys. Not applicable
(k)(2) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate controls and keys shall be 5 lbs. (22.2N) maximum. Not applicable
(k)(3) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: If key repeat is supported, the delay before repeat shall be adjustable to at least 2 seconds. Key repeat rate shall be adjustable to 2 seconds per character. Not applicable
(k)(4) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: The status of all locking or toggle controls or keys shall be visually discernible, and discernible either through touch or sound. Supports with exception Not applicable
(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Does not support Keyboard­-based tab navigation is largely supported.
(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Not applicable





Section 1194.24 Video and Multi­media Products – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, widescreen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, and stand­-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, ecodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. Not applicable
(b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry. Not applicable
(c) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be open or closed captioned. Not applicable
(d) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described. Not applicable
(e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be user­-selectable unless permanent. Not applicable





Section 1194.25 Self-­Contained, Closed Products – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Self-contained products shall be usable by people with disabilities without requiring an end­-user to attach Assistive Technology to the product. Personal headsets for private listening are not Assistive Technology. Not applicable
(b) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Not applicable
(c) Where a product utilizes touchscreens or contact­-sensitive controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with §1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). Not applicable
(d) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided. Does not support
(e) When products provide auditory output, the audio signal shall be provided at a standard signal level through an industry standard connector that will allow for private listening. The product must provide the ability to interrupt, pause, and restart the audio at anytime. Not applicable
(f) When products deliver voice output in a public area, incremental volume control shall be provided with output amplification up to a level of at least 65 dB. Where the ambient noise level of the environment is above 45 dB, a volume gain of at least 20 dB above the ambient level shall be user selectable. A function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use. Not applicable
(g) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. Not applicable
(h) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a range of color selections capable of producing a variety of contrast levels shall be provided. Not applicable
(i) Products shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Not applicable
(j) (1) Products which are freestanding, non-­portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: The position of any operable control shall be determined with respect to a vertical plane, which is 48 inches in length, centered on the operable control, and at the maximum protrusion of the product within the 48 inch length on products which are freestanding, non­-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls. Not applicable
(j)(2) Products which are freestanding, non­-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is 10 inches or less behind the reference plane, the height shall be 54 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor. Not applicable
(j)(3) Products which are freestanding, non-­portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is more than 10 inches and not more than 24 inches behind the reference plane, the height shall be 46 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor. Not applicable
(j)(4) Products which are freestanding, non-­portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Operable controls shall not be more than 24 inches behind the reference plane. Not applicable





Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) All mechanically operated controls and keys shall comply with §1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). Not applicable
(b) If a product utilizes touchscreens or touch-­operated controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with
§1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).
Not applicable
(c) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided. Not applicable
(d) Where provided, at least one of each type of expansion slots, ports and connectors shall comply with publicly available industry standards. Not applicable





Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided. Supports with exceptions LabArchives is coded to work with screen readers and other assistive devices. We test using NVDA on Windows and VoiceOver on OS X.
Exceptions listed in 1194.21 and 1194.22
(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided. Supports with exceptions LabArchives is developed to be supported by assistive technology such as screen readers and refreshable Braille displays. We test using NVDA on Windows and VoiceOver on OS X.
Exceptions listed in 1194.21 and 1194.22
(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided. Not applicable Not an audio-­based application.
(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided. Not applicable Not an audio-­based application.
(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. Not applicable User speech is not required to use the product.
(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided. Supports with exceptions support keyboard navigation as an alternative to the use of mouse­based interaction where possible.
Exceptions listed in 1194.21 and 1194.22







Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support – Detail


Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Product support documentation provided to end­-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge Supports Preliminary testing suggests our third party knowledge base provider is compatible with assistive technologies (tested with VoiceOver on OS X). Alternate formats will be made available upon request at no additional charge.
(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge. Supports An accessibility page will be available from the LabArchives website and from the Help Center. A PDF of both will be made available upon request at no additional charge.
(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end­users with disabilities. Supports The Accessibility page will provide support information for users with disabilities. Users are provided with email and phone contact details.

 

LabArchives Accessibility Conformance Report

Revised Section 508 Edition

VPAT® Version 2.3 (Revised) – April 2019

Name of Product/Version:  LabArchives 2019

Product Description:

LabArchives has made our best commercial effort to ensure that our web application complies with Web accessibility guidelines. Due to the scale and complexity of LabArchives features and functionality, this is an ongoing effort. If you have any questions or feedback for us on using LabArchives with Assistive Technology, please contact us.

Report Date: June 10, 2019

Contact Information: support@labarchives.com

Notes:

Evaluation Methods Used: 

LabArchives is checked for accessibility using a variety of tools including the following:

·       NVDA with Firefox

·       VoiceOver with Safari

·       W3C standards for luminosity contrast, color difference, and brightness difference

·       Manual tests of keyboard navigation

Applicable Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guidelines:

Standard/Guideline

Included In Report

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 

Level A (Yes)

Level AA (Yes)

Level AAA (No)

Revised Section 508 standards published January 18, 2017 and corrected January 22, 2018 

(Yes)

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

  • Supports: The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criterion without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
  • Partially Supports: Some functionality of the product does not meet the criterion.
  • Does Not Support: The majority of product functionality does not meet the criterion.
  • Not Applicable: The criterion is not relevant to the product.
  • Not Evaluated: The product has not been evaluated against the criterion. This can be used only in WCAG 2.0 Level AAA.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Tables 1 and 2 also document conformance with:

  • Chapter 5 – 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing
  • Chapter 6 – 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: Success Criteria, Level A

Notes:

 

Criteria

Conformance Level

Remarks and Explanations

1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports Software: Supports

Authoring Tool:  Supports with exceptions

Labarchives is designed to support alternative access to non-text content wherever possible using standard web technologies.  A few third-party form controls have known exceptions.

All electronic documents hosted on our third-party support center have non-pdf equivalent; however screenshots in the third-party support center do not include alt text, but are described by supporting content.

When uploading images as attachments, users are not prompted to add Alternative text.  The application also integrates with a 3rd party tool, Microsoft Office Online, not covered by this report.  

 

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not Applicable

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not Applicable

Authoring Tool: Not Applicable

It is possible for users to upload their own audio-only and video-only content; however, LabArchives does not control, nor do we have access to user-generated content.

Video tutorials display on 3rd party site included closed captioning.

 

1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not Applicable

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not Applicable

Authoring Tool: Not Applicable

Closed captioning is available for video tutorials hosted on LabArchives’ YouTube Channel.  

 

1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web:  Not Applicable

Electronic Docs: Not Applicable

Software: Not Applicable

Authoring Tool: Not Applicable

LabArchives does not contain any video or audio files.  It is possible for users to upload audio-only or video attachments and they have the option to upload an accompanying description and/or text attachment to accompany the media file.

 

1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Partially Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Partially Supports

Authoring Tool:  Partially Supports

LabArchives provides semantic structure to the user-created page element to identify relationships between page titles and headings which comprise the primary focus of the application.  Widgets and custom forms are not supported.

The headings in the integrated authoring tool are supported by the semantic structure information for the page.  The third-party authoring tool is not supported.

 

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports with exceptions

ny 3rd party tools are beyond the scope of this report.  Navigation follows organization structure created by user in top-down manner.  Exceptions include custom widgets.

  All support documentation is logical and intuitive.  

 

1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics  (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exception

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports with exception

Third-party chemical drawing and our sketching and annotation tools are not supported.  No other aspect of the application do not rely solely on sensory characteristics.

The 3rd party authoring tool, Microsoft Office Online, is beyond the scope of this report.

 

1.4.1 Use of Color (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports

Color is never the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

 

 

1.4.2 Audio Control (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exception

Electronic Docs: Not Applicable

Software: Not Applicable

Authoring Tool: Not Applicable

LabArchives does not include a media player, nor any media content.  Any audio or video file uploaded or embedded by a user would play on their system’s media player and is beyond the scope of this report.

The introductory video on LabArchives YouTube Channel plays automatically; however, all others do not.

 

2.1.1 Keyboard (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exception

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports with exception

Product functionality is accessible through keyboard only navigation with the exception of drawing tools that require use of mouse.

 

 

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs:

Software:

Authoring Tool:

Focus can be moved to and away from most components using keyboard only navigation.  Exceptions include widgets.

 

2.2.1 Timing Adjustable (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exception

Electronic Docs: Not Applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable

LabArchives and its tools do not require timed responses.

For security reasons, a time limit exists for an authenticated session, and when met, the session automatically logs out the user.  The user must re-authenticate to start a new session.  

 

2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)

Also applies to:

·        

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Not Applicable

Software: Not Applicable

Authoring Tool: Not Applicable

LabArchives does not use flashing, blinking, scrolling, or auto-updating of any content or tools in the application.

 

2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Not applicable

LabArchives does not use flashing or blinking elements in the user interface.  

 

2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs:

Authoring Tool:

Navigation and page components are designated landmarks, especially on the Notebook Navigator

Exceptions include missing skip navigation between page entry controls and navigation within widgets.

 

2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not supported

Electronic Docs:

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:

Pages of LabArchives use generic URL and name; however, user-named pages within application do contain unique titles.

 

2.4.3 Focus Order (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Partially supported

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable.

LabArchives strives to enable focus on page elements; however, there are some elements that do not follow the sequences.  

 

2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web:  Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs:  Not

Software:

Authoring Tool:

Meaningful link text is used through LabArchives application.   Exceptions include custom forms created by users and links in the third-party support center.

 

3.1.1 Language of Page (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: supports

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Not applicable

LabArchives utilizes scripting languages to create normal browser objects dynamically, which are generally fully accessible.  

 

3.2.1 On Focus (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Partially supports

Electronic Docs:  not applicable

Software:  Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Not applicable.

Changing focus does not change contest when changing pages in LabArchives.  Selected and custom widgets may not be supported.  

 

3.2.2 On Input (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web:  Supports

Electronic Docs:  Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Not applicable

Context is not changed automatically.  

 

3.3.1 Error Identification (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Not applicable.

Software: Not Applicable

 Authoring Tool: Partially supported

Error messages are described to the user in text with the exception of error messages displayed for widgets.  Error messages encountered in third-party tools are beyond the scope of this report.  

 

3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable

Labels or instructions are provided when content requires user input in the account creation and preferences screens.  Exceptions include input fields on widgets or custom user content are not consistently provided.

 

4.1.1 Parsing (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Not supported

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Supports with exceptions

Web: Most pages conform to HTML web standards.  Exceptions include third-party support center where documents are displayed.  Third party authoring tool is beyond the scope of this report.

 

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web:  Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs:  Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Supports

LabArchives uses standard HTML controls.  Exceptions include widgets and user-created custom widgets using Javascript.  

 
           

Table 2: Success Criteria, Level AA

Notes:

 

Criteria

Conformance Level

Remarks and Explanations

1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not applicable

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable

LabArchives does not contain live audio or video content.

 

1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not applicable

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable

LabArchives does not include prerecorded audio or video content.  

 

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs:  Supports with exceptions

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Supports with exceptions

Text in LabArchives meets the recommended contrast ratio.  Exceptions may include third-party support site and third-party authoring tool.

 

1.4.4 Resize text (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:  Supports

Text and web pages in LabArchives can be resized without assistive technology.  

 

1.4.5 Images of Text (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not applicable

HTML/CSS is used to represent visual presentation whenever possible.  Exceptions include user-added images and documents, which may include PDFs.

 

2.4.5 Multiple Ways (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs:  Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Supports with exception

The main navigation bar in LabArchives is always accessible and the Notebook Navigation panel where all notebooks are accessed is always available to users. There are multiple ways to add users to notebooks and the Notebook Manager tool can be access from the Notebook Navigator or main navigation bar.  Exceptions include some skip navigation from portions of page to Navigator and third-party authoring tool.  

 

2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Supports with exception

Descriptive headings and labels have been used throughout the application.  Exceptions include widgets, third-party tools, and user-created content or labels.

 

2.4.7 Focus Visible (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web:  Supports with exceptions

Electronic Docs: Supports with Exceptions

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool:

Interactive elements have been styled to change appearance when in focus.  Exceptions include elements within widgets.  The third-party support tool does utilize highlighting but it is more subtle than in LabArchives.  

 

3.1.2 Language of Parts (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Not supported

Electronic Docs: Supported

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Not supported

LabArchives applicable uses a single language (English) in the interface for menus and labels; however, users can enter content in any language.  The third-party authoring tool is beyond the scope of this report.

 

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Web: Supported with exception

Electronic Docs: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports

LabArchives presents consistent navigation through the majority of the application.  Exceptions any user-generated elements.

 

3.2.4 Consistent Identification (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports

Authoring Tool: Supports

Page components have same functionality across pages.  

 

3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Not applicable

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Supports

LabArchives provides suggestions to users when they encounter errors.  

 

3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) (Level AA)

Also applies to:

Revised Section 508

·       501 (Web)(Software)

·       504.2 (Authoring Tool)

·       602.3 (Support Docs)

Web: Supports

Electronic Docs: Supports

Software: Not applicable

Authoring Tool: Supports

LabArchives presents confirmation message for any action that would result in loss of an unsaved entry.  Nothing can be permanently deleted from the notebook.  

 
           

Table 3: Success Criteria, Level AAA DELETE THIS SECTION

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Revised Section 508 Report

Notes:

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Notes:

Criteria

Conformance Level

Remarks and Explanations

302.1 Without Vision

Supports with exceptions

LabArchives is coded to work with screen readers and other assistive devices.  Exceptions may include user-entered content and third-party tools.

302.2 With Limited Vision

Supports with exceptions

LabArchives is coded to work with screen readers and other assistive devices.  Exceptions may include user-entered content and third-party tools.

302.3 Without Perception of Color

Supports with exceptions

Color is never the only means of conveying information.  Exceptions include third-party tools that are beyond the scope of this report.

302.4 Without Hearing

Not applicable

LabArchives is not an audio-based application

302.5 With Limited Hearing

Not applicable

LabArchives is not an audio-based application

302.6 Without Speech

Not applicable

User speech is not required to use the product.

302.7 With Limited Manipulation

Supports with exceptions

LabArchives supports keyboard navigation as an alternative to the use of mouse-based interaction where possible.  Exceptions include third-party tools and drawing tools that do not have a keyboard navigation option.

302.8 With Limited Reach and Strength

Supports with exceptions

LabArchives supports keyboard navigation as an alternative to the use of mouse-based interaction where possible.  Exceptions include third-party tools and drawing tools that do not have a keyboard navigation option.

302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning Abilities

Supports with exceptions

LabArchives strives to make the tool intuitive for all users and requires limited language abilities.  Exceptions include the more advanced tools, customization options and third-party tools.

Chapter 4: Hardware

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Chapter 5: Software

Notes:

Criteria

Conformance Level

Remarks and Explanations

501.1 Scope – Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AA

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG 2.0 section

502 Interoperability with Assistive Technology

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502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility Features

Supports (Level A)

LabArchives does not disrupt or disable standard browser accessibility features.

502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility Features

Supports

LabArchives does not disrupt or disable standard browser accessibility features.

502.3 Accessibility Services

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502.3.1 Object Information

Supports with exceptions

The role, states, properties, boundary, name, and description of objects are programmatically determinable with the exception of widgets and third-party tools.

502.3.2 Modification of Object Information

Supports with exceptions

States and properties that can be set by the user are capable of being set programmatically with exception of third-party tools.

502.3.3 Row, Column, and Headers

Supports with exceptions

Headers associated with tows or columns in a data table can be programmatically determinable with the exception of widgets and third-party tools.

502.3.4 Values

Supports with exceptions

Values associated with an object can be programmatically determinable with the exception of widgets and third-party tools.

502.3.5 Modification of Values

Supports with exceptions

Values that can be set by the user programmatically with the exception of widgets and third-party tools.

502.3.6 Label Relationships

Supports with exceptions

Most form labels are accessible to assistive technology with the exception of widgets and third-party tools.

502.3.7 Hierarchical Relationships

Supports

LabArchives Notebook Navigator displays parent-child relationship of a notebook and is programmatically determinable.

502.3.8 Text

Supports

The content of text objects, text attributes, and the boundary of text displayed on screen shall be programmatically determinable.

502.3.9 Modification of Text

Supports

Text set by the user is capable of being set programmatically.

502.3.10 List of Actions

Supports with exceptions

A list of all actions that can be executed on an object is programmatically determinable with the exception of selected widgets.

502.3.11 Actions on Objects

Supports with exceptions

Assistive technology can be used to programmatically execute available actions on objects with the exception of some widgets.

502.3.12 Focus Cursor

Supports with exceptions

Focus can be tracked with the exception of widgets and third-party tools

502.3.13 Modification of Focus Cursor

Supports

Users can modify the location of focus.

502.3.14 Event Notification

Supports with exceptions

Notification of events based on user interaction are available to assistive technology with the exception of custom widgets and third-party tools.

502.4 Platform Accessibility Features

Supports with exceptions

-Modify key sequences not used

-Application uses standard keyboard input

-No audio output in application; captioning is available on YouTube channel.  

-No audio equivalent for visual events

-No speech output is required.

503 Applications

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503.2 User Preferences

Not supported

 

503.3 Alternative User Interfaces

Not applicable

 

503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio Description

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503.4.1 Caption Controls

Supports

YouTube embedded video allows for caption control.

503.4.2 Audio Description Controls

Not supported

Not audio descriptions are provided for video content on YouTube channel.

504 Authoring Tools

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504.2 Content Creation or Editing (if not authoring tool, enter “not applicable”)

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG 2.0 section

504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format Conversion

Not applicable

 

504.2.2 PDF Export

Not supported

 

504.3 Prompts

Not applicable

 

504.4 Templates

Not applicable

 

Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Notes:

Criteria

Conformance Level

Remarks and Explanations

601.1 Scope

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602 Support Documentation

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602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility Features

Supports

An accessibility page will be available from the LabArchives website and for the Help Center.

602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG 2.0 section

602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support Documentation

Supports

Product support is provided online at the Help Center.

603 Support Services

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603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility Features

Supports

An accessibility page will be available from the LabArchives website and for the Help Center.

603.3 Accommodation of Communication Needs

Supports

Users are provided with email and phone contact details.

Legal Disclaimer (Company)

LabArchives has made our best commercial effort to ensure that our web application complies with Web accessibility guidelines. Due to the scale and complexity of LabArchives features and functionality, this is an ongoing effort. If you have any questions or feedback for us on using LabArchives with Assistive Technology, please contact us.

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