VitalSource Bookshelf Online v Browser/Cloud-based (Windows 10) / JAWS for Windows 2019

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    VitalSource Bookshelf Online
  • Version
    Browser/Cloud-based
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • Operating System Version
    10
  • Assistive technology
    JAWS for Windows 2019
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    March 25, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
  • Notes
    Evaluated in Firefox (62+) with JAWS.

Summaries

Short summary

Only Basic Fundamental and Non-Visual test completed.

Long summary

Overall good reading experience. Issues with search result and moving between internal links focus management. Inability to create highlights/notes still a problem due to browser-based environment.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 86.7%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Supported
The reading system can be activated independently Supported User should create account on bookshelf.vitalsource.com for most accessible experience.
Open content Supported Navigating by heading places the user on the test book with an Open Book button directly below.
Listing documents Supported Able to navigate Library using standard navigation commands.

Navigation

6/7
Supported
Supported Selecting a sub-section from the TOC places the user at the beginning of the selected content in the book.
Not Supported Selecting to go to a specific page using the Go To Page feature does not place the user on the selected page. Focus is trapped in the Firefox toolbar, requiring the user to tab back in to the Bookshelf interface. The selected page number is not displayed.
Supported Using the Previous/Next buttons navigates the user through the book chapters/sections.
Supported User can identify location in the book by viewing headings (Insert+F6) or frame labels (Insert+F9).
Supported Selecting a search result moves the book to the chapter that the search element is located in but not directly on the search result. Focus remains in the search results area, requiring the user to navigate to the book content area to locate the search result.
Supported Selecting the Next/Previous buttons moves the user between chapters.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

3/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported Able to place a bookmark for a chapter/section in the book but not on specific text.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported Able to review all bookmarks. Selecting a bookmark moves the book to that bookmarked chapter/section of the book.
Add a note Not Supported Due to browser-based environment, unable to add highlights/notes.
Review and navigate Notes Supported Able to navigate and select highlights/notes already created. Unable to evaluate due to inability to create highlights/notes.

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 100%

Non-Visual Reading

14/14
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
Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Supported
Navigate between internal hyperlinks Supported Partially supported. Selecting the link does move the user to the Supplemental section of the book but focus is not placed on the associated link. Selecting the link to go back moves to the area in the book but focus is not placed on the trigger link.
Move to the next block item Supported
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Supported
Select and copy text 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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