Are Ivy League Libraries’ Websites ADA Compliant?


  • Wenfan Yang
  • Bin Zhao
  • Yan Quan Liu Southern Connecticut State University,Tianjin University of Technology
  • Arlene Bielefield



As a doorway for users seeking information, library websites should be accessible to all, including those who are visually or physically impaired and those with reading or learning disabilities. In conjunction with an earlier study, this paper presents a comparative evaluation of Ivy League university library homepages with regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates. Data results from WAVE and AChecker evaluations indicate that although the error of Missing Form Labels still occurs in these websites, other known accessibility errors and issues have been significantly improved from five years ago.

Author Biography

Yan Quan Liu, Southern Connecticut State University,Tianjin University of Technology

Yan Quan Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Information and Library Science at Southern Connecticut State University, and Special-hired Professor at Tianjin University of Technology.


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How to Cite

Yang, W., Zhao, B., Liu, Y. Q., & Bielefield, A. (2020). Are Ivy League Libraries’ Websites ADA Compliant?. Information Technology and Libraries, 39(2).