VitalSource Bookshelf Online v Browser/Cloud-based (Windows 10) / NVDA (April 1)

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    VitalSource Bookshelf Online
  • Version
    Browser/Cloud-based
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • Operating System Version
    10
  • Assistive technology
    NVDA (April 1)
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    March 26, 2019, 12:06 a.m.
  • Notes
    Evaluated in Firefox (62+) with NVDA (April 1).

Summaries

Short summary

Basic Fundamental and Non-Visual test evaluated.

Long summary

Overall excellent reading experience. User is able to navigate directly to sections of the book through the TOC and by page number. All structural mark-up in the book is accessible and image alt text descriptions are available. Some issues with focus placed on search results and bookmarks. Inability to create highlights/notes due to browser environment but ability to review and navigate highlights already created.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 93.3%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Supported
The reading system can be activated independently Supported Creating account in bookshelf.vitalsource.com is accessible.
Open content Supported
Listing documents Supported Able to navigate Library using headings.

Navigation

7/7
Supported The TOC is properly formatted with sub-chapters/sections correctly displayed.
Supported Selecting a link from a sub-section in the TOC places focus on the section in the book.
Supported Able to enter a page number in the Go To Page edit field and focus is placed at the beginning of the selected page in the book.
Supported Able to navigate by chapter/section using the Previous/Next buttons.
Supported Able to determine location by reviewing headings or frame titles with Insert+F7.
Supported Partially supported. Able to search for content. Search results are accessible. Selecting a search result does not move focus to the book content but remains on the search result. The book focus moves to the chapter with the search result but not on the actual search result.
Supported Able to navigate between chapters/sections using the Previous/Next buttons.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

3/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported Able to create bookmarks on chapters of the book but not on specific text.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported Able to review and navigate bookmarks. Selecting a bookmark does not move focus to the book content.
Add a note Not Supported Unable to create highlights/notes due to the browser environment.
Review and navigate Notes Supported For already created highlights/notes, able to review and navigate 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 User focus is placed near the associated internal hyperline.
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 Able to copy and paste text from the book using standard browser commands (control+c, control+v).

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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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