TU Dortmund University Library seeks to make its websites and mobile applications accessible pursuant to EU Directive 2016/2102. The following Accessibility Statement documents the implementation status for the website www.ub.tu-dortmund.de in compliance with the Ordinance of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology in Accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons (BITVNRW).
Status of conformity with accessibility requirements
This website is partly compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102.
Verification method: Self-Assessment
Compiled on: 02.09.2020
Last verified on: 02.09.2020
The content listed below is non-accessible:
- Videos integrated in the website
- Orientation and information system
- It has not been possible yet to add audio descriptions to the currently available video material.
- We are not aware of any accessible version of a chat software / orientation and information system.
- The integrated videos are YouTube files with the option of displaying automatic subtitles.
- ... chat: Please send your requests via e-mail or call us.
- ... orientation and information system: Please use our Shelf Marks Classification Scheme.
Feedback and contact details
You can report cases of non-compliance with accessibility requirements to us and request information on content which is excluded from the directive.
Dortmund University Library, Webteam
Tel.: +49 (0)231 755-4035
If you would like to contact TU Dortmund University Library, please use our feedback form.
Please indicate "Accessibility" in your message and tell us which content you are referring to by stating the URL.
If you have not received a satisfactory answer to your messages or queries regarding accessibility within six weeks, you can call in the arbitrator for accessible IT. He or she reports to the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons in accordance with Section 11 of the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. If you wish to initiate an arbitration procedure, please complete the corresponding application form and send via email to:
Arbitration Board for Barrier-Free Information Technology of the Federal State of
North Rhine-Westphalia at the Office of the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons
Further information on accessibility at TU Dortmund University
On the following pages you can find an overview of the measures TU Dortmund University is undertaking to improve accessibility as well as useful links to services and contact persons: Inclusion at TU Dortmund University
DoBuS - Department of Disability and Studies - offers advice and services for students and teaching staff, with the aim of creating fair conditions in studies and teaching for persons with a disability or chronic disorder. Further information: DoBuS