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NYU LibGuide Accessibility

A comprehensive resource for achieving digital accessibility best practice for NYU Libraries Research Guides.

What you need to know about accessibility checker tools

These tools can help you more quickly identify what work you may have to do in a Guide. Web accessibility evaluation tools are software programs or online services that help you determine if web content meets accessibility guidelines. 

Note on Automated Tools

  • Automated checkers do not pick up all the accessibility issues. Still do your manual checks against the milestones to ensure you get everything.
  • You’ll need to run the tool(s) on each page of your guide.

The Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C) has a comprehensive list of available tools. They also provide a resource for selecting a web accessibility tool, but some that we suggest are linked below.

General Automated Testing: