Information on accessibility

Information on accessibility of

The Niedersächsische Staats- und Uniervisätsbibliothek Göttingen strives to provide accessibility to its webseite in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council. 

This accessibility information applies to the website (excluding offerings on subdomains).

Current accessibility

A self-test according to BITV was carried out for the website. Good accessibility was aimed for, but was not implemented in all areas and aspects - 31 of the 91 test steps were rated "not fully met".

You can view the results of the self-test here.

Currently (as of May 2022), the site is not fully accessible. The self-test provides information about areas and aspects that do not yet meet the requirements.

Non-accessible content

Status of compatibility with the requirements

A detailed listing of the areas that are currently not accessible is not provided here. Since it alone does not provide any added value for users.

The following aspects have been rated as "not", "rather not" or "partially":

  • Semantically correct labeling or structuring of, among other things, headings, lists, citations and content in general.
  • Usability without mouse or only by means of keyboard
  • Subtitles and/or full text alternatives and/or audio transcriptions of videos
  • alternative texts and/or marking up of graphics
  • renouncement of font graphics
  • Labeling of words in other languages
  • contrasting of graphic control elements
  • Contextualization of form information

Release date

This declaration was created on June 1st, 2022. It is based on a model template from the Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1523.

Feedback and contact

If you would like to report any deficiencies in our compliance with accessibility requirements, please use the following e-mail address:


Further contact details can be found in the Imprint.

Your rights

If you believe that you have been disadvantaged by an insufficiently accessible design of our website, you can contact the office of the state representatives for persons with disabilities:

Hannah-Arendt-Platz 2
30159 Hannover

Telephone: (+49) 0511 120-4007
Fax: (+49) 0511 120-99-4036


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