VitalSource Bookshelf v 4.5.1 (iOS 12.1.3) /

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    VitalSource Bookshelf
  • Version
    4.5.1
  • Operating System
    iOS
  • Operating System Version
    12.1.3
  • Assistive technology
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Feb. 19, 2019, 3:03 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Only tests able to be done with screen reader are performed.

Long summary

This app can be used to read ePUB files, downloaded from the VitalSource Bookshelf store or sideloaded from a local folder. An account is required in both cases.
Bookmarks and notes can be added for books downloaded from the Bookshelf store. Other features are also available for any book.
Searching with VoiceOver, selecting precise pieces of text, and navigating between blocks and chapters without using TOC, are not supported.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 80%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Supported
The reading system can be activated independently Supported
Open content Supported Books can be downloaded from VitalSource Bookshelf store or sideloaded from local folders.
Listing documents Supported Books can be selected with vertical swipes to adjust values and choose the desired publication. Also, A button for searching titles in the bookshelf is available.

Navigation

4/7
Supported Select the TOC tab, at the right to the reading tab on the bottom of screen. It shows sections of a unique level, which can be expanded to see contained subsections.
Supported Double tap in the desired section, and swipe up to locate the corresponding heading.
Supported Use the toolbar available over tabs, or the Go to page feature, available swiping left from the Reading tab.
Supported Swipe three fingers up or down.
Not Supported Previous heading is not reported.
Not Supported The chapter containing the text is focused, but there is no way to locate the precise position with VoiceOver.
Not Supported Sometimes, at the end of chapters, VoiceOver announces the possibility of moving to the next page by swiping three fingers right to left, but this can't be done accurately.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

4/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported Supported only for books downloaded from the VitalSource Bookshelf store. Use the Bookmark button at the top right corner on the screen.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported
Add a note Supported Supported only for books available in the VitalSource Bookshelf store. Select text and use the selection menu to add a note.
Review and navigate Notes Supported

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 85.7%

Non-Visual Reading

12/14
Initiate "read from here" Supported
Stop and resume reading Supported
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported
Change reading speed Supported
TTS allows pause for headings, paragraphs, list items, etc Supported Headings aren't reported in continued reading.
Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Supported
Navigate between internal hyperlinks Supported
Move to the next block item Not Supported Navigation between lines is available, but blocks aren't supported.
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Supported
Select and copy text Not Supported When trying to select text, a menu is opened and precise selection isn't supported.

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Visual Adjustment

0/8
Change font size Not Tested
Change background and foreground color Not Tested
Change brightness Not Tested
Apply high contrast system configuration Not Tested
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Not Tested
Change Font Not Tested
Support for SVG Not Tested
Enlarge SVG image Not Tested

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Read Aloud

0/8
The content can be read aloud Not Tested
Stop and resume reading Not Tested
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Not Tested
All text should be read in the proper order Not Tested
Change Read Aloud reading speed Not Tested
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Not Tested
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Not Tested
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Tested

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Tests

0/3
Media Overlays Playback Not Tested
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Not Tested
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Tested

Navigation Tests

0/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Tested
Navigate to previous section Not Tested
Navigate to next section Not Tested
Navigate with pagelist Not Tested
Move to next page Not Tested
Move to previous page Not Tested
Text and media overlay synchronization Not Tested
Set and navigate to bookmarks Not Tested
Section Navigation - TOC Not Tested
Continuous playback across page turns Not Tested

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Math

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

MathML

0/6
Support for fallback mechanism Not Tested
Support for JavaScript and MathML Not Tested
Navigating inline MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Navigating block MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Rendering of inline MathML Not Tested
Rendering of block MathML Not Tested

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Extended Descriptions

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Extended descriptions

0/18
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) in figure element Not Tested
Moving to extended description inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of aria-details Not Tested
Moving to extended description next to the image Not Tested
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements Not Tested
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) Not Tested
Linking to extended description at end of chapter Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via text hyperlink Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via image hyperlink Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside in a figcaption Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside at the end of chapter Not Tested
Block-level image with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Inline graphic with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Block-level image with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Inline graphic with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Expanding details and ease of reading Not Tested
Collapsing and pagination Not Tested

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