KLAS v7.4 - WebOPAC VPAT

Date: 08 March 2010

Name of Product: KLAS® v7.4 - WebOPAC

Summary Table

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems Supported KLAS WebOPAC is predominantly a web-based internet information and applications product (1194.22). Its functions as a software application deal predominantly with setup and administration of WebOPAC and user accounts through the staff functions in KLAS. The VPAT for KLAS v7.4 Staff functions can be found here.
Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet Information and Applications Supported Please see attached VPAT Detail
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products KLAS WebOPAC is not considered a telecommunications product according to the definition in 1194.23.
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products KLAS WebOPAC does not use multimedia except as covered in section 1194.21.
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products KLAS WebOPAC is not a self-contained product according to the definition in Section 1194.25.
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers KLAS WebOPAC is software as defined under section 1194.21
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria Supported Please see attached VPAT Detail
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support Supported Please see attached VPAT Detail

 

Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet information and applications – Detail

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content).

Supported

(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.

N/A

The basic functions of WebOPAC do not use multimedia. If a library added a section or division with multimedia, they would be responsible for providing appropriate alternatives.
(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.

Supported

KLAS WebOPAC is designed to be able to accomodate a wide variety of color schemes and branding. Color is used to reinforce information rather than be the sole source of it.
(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.

Supported

The stylesheet in KLAS WebOPAC is designed to degrade gracefully. When the style sheet is completely removed information is presented in a linear order.
(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map.

N/A

The basic layout of WebOPAC does not use server-side image maps. If a library added a section or division with an image map, they would be responsible for providing appropriate alternative links.
(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.

N/A

The basic layout of WebOPAC does not use image maps. If a library added a section or division with an image map, they would be responsible for providing appropriate alternatives.
(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables.

Supported

(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers.

Supported

(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation

N/A

The basic layout of WebOPAC does not use frames. If a library wishes to use frames for layout, they would be responsible for ensuring that the frames are appropriately labeled.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Supported

(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.

Supported

(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology.

Supported

( m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with §1194.21(a) through (l).

Supported

(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

Supported

(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links.

Supported

 

Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria – Detail

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided.

Supported

Commonly used Assistive Technology (AT) may be used with KLAS WebOPAC. KLAS WebOPAC is designed to take advantage of the standard web browser and HTML features of AT software.
(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided.

Supported

KLAS WebOPAC supports using browser settings to make all text on the page larger/smaller as the user desires. Users may also work with DPI & display settings to find a comfortable range.
(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided

Supported

KLAS WebOPAC does not require user hearing for access to any application functionality.
(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided.

Supported

(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided.

Supported

KLAS WebOPAC does not require user speech for access to any application functionality.
(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided.

Supported

KLAS WebOPAC supports operating system tools such as StickyKeys and FilterKeys, as well as assistive technology that supports MSAA and/or are supported by the web browser.

 

Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support – Detail

Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge

Supported

The KLAS WebOPAC helpfiles are provided in HTML format as part of the system. Libraries have the option of modifying and augmenting the help files as desired to reflect library policy and interest.
(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge.

Supported

The accessibility and compatability features of KLAS are described in the WebOPAC help files.
(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities.

Supported

Keystone support staff work with all of our customers to provide information in the most appropriate format for the user.