ASPIRE report

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Publisher

ASPIRErank

ASPIREscore (%)

ASPIREscore (/35)*

Audit Date

Intellect Books

3

42.86

15

21/08/2019

Publisher Update?**

URL

No

COMMUNICATION

The Communication section assesses the Accessibility Statement for its provision of information and level of contact information availability.

Accessibility Information - Discoverability

ASPIREscore:

2

/2

Is the accessibility information discoverable on the publisher website?

  • Accessibility information is easy to find [2]

  • Accessibility information is difficult to find. [1]

  • Accessibility information not found. [0]

Accessibility Information - Currency

ASPIREscore:

2

/2

When was the information last updated?

  • Last updated within the last year. [2]

  • Last updated more than a year ago. [1]

  • No information available. [0]

Contact Information

ASPIREscore:

2

/2

What level of contact information is provided by the publisher?

  • Contact details include specific options (e.g. named person / phone / dedicated accessibility email). [2]

  • Contact details include a generic contact option (e.g. main switchboard number). [1]

  • No contact details available. [0]

Response Times

ASPIREscore:

0

/3

Does the publisher specify target fulfilment times for provision of accessible content (ie not just an email autoresponder acknowledgement)?

Accessibility information includes target fulfilment times of up to 5 business days. [3]

Accessibility information includes target fulfilment times of 5 - 10 business days. [2]

Accessibility information includes target fulfilment times of 11+ business days [1]

No information available on response times. [0]

CONTENT INFORMATION

The Content Information section assesses the Accessibility Statement for the level of information provided about content files and user permissions.

Digital rights management (DRM) - Commercial Content

ASPIREscore:

0

/2

Does the publisher employ DRM for sales of their titles through third parties?

 

  • Content is signposted as DRM-free. [2]

  • Digital rights management (DRM) restrictions are clearly explained. [1]

  • There is no information on DRM. [0]

Digital rights management (DRM) - Content Requests

ASPIREscore:

2

/2

Does the publisher supply DRM-free ebook files upon request for accessible copies?

 

  • Yes, DRM-free files are available upon request. [2]

  • No, DRM-free files are not available. [1]

  • No information on file supply. [0]

Available formats

ASPIREscore:

2

/2

Which ebook formats are made available by the publisher?

 

  • Available formats are listed (eg PDF, HTML, EPUB2, EPUB3) with accessibility recommendations. [2]

  • Available formats are listed (eg PDF, HTML, EPUB2, EPUB3) but no accessibility recommendations. [1]

  • There is no information on the formats supplied. [0]

Image descriptions

ASPIREscore:

1

/3

Does the publisher provide information about the inclusion of image descriptions in their ebooks?

 

  • Detailed information on image descriptions (eg Alt text / Long Descriptions / Captions). [3]

  • Generic information on image descriptions. [2]

  • Image descriptions planned for next 6 - 12 months. [1]

  • No information on image descriptions. [0]

Navigation

ASPIREscore:

1

/3

Does the publisher provide information about navigational tagging and reading order in their ebooks?

 

  • Information is available on navigational tagging (eg heading levels, hyperlinks) AND reading order. [3]

  • Information available on structural tagging OR reading order. [2]

  • Navigation options are planned for next 6 - 12 months. [1]

  • No information available on heading structure or reading order. [0]

Magnification + Reflow

ASPIREscore:

0

/3

Does the publisher provide information about magnification and reflow in their ebooks?

 

  • Information available on magnification and reflow. [3]

  • Information available on magnification. [2]

  • Magnification and reflow options are planned for next 6 - 12 months. [1]

  • No information is available on magnification and reflow. [0]

Copying + Printing

ASPIREscore:

0

/2

Does the publisher provide information about copying and print limits in their ebooks?

 

  • Specific information available on copy/print limits (e.g. pages or percentages). [2]

  • Generic information available on copy/print limits. [1]

  • No information available on copy/print limits. [0]

INTERACTION

The Interaction section assesses the Accessibility Statement for the details it provides regarding the publisher's engagement with accessibility services and their licensing terms.

Engagement with accessibility services

ASPIREscore:

3

/4

Does the publisher work with accessibility services to provide accessible content?

 

  • Deeply engaged with RNIB Bookshare (eg large number of titles or automated supply service). [3]

  • Some engagement with RNIB Bookshare evidenced [2]

  • Currently in negotiation with RNIB Bookshare. [1]

  • Content available via other services eg Access Text (US) or US Bookshare service [extra 1]

  • No mention of any services. [0]

Licenses + Intermediate Copies

ASPIREscore:

0

Does the publisher provide up to date licence terms and conditions (T&Cs) on their website?

 

  • Licence (T&Cs) authorise intermediate copies for accessibility requirements. [2]

  • Licence (T&Cs) don't acknowledge intermediate copies. [1]

  • No licence (T&Cs) available. [0]

/2

Licenses + Privacy

ASPIREscore:

0

/3

Do licence terms and conditions (T&Cs) on the website include the level of private data required from the disabled student?

 

  • Licence T&Cs require minimal or no personal details. [3]

  • Licence T&Cs require personal details acceptable to the learning provider. [2]

  • Licence T&Cs require intrusive personal details. [1]

  • No licence terms or conditions available. [0]

* Scoring

The ASPIRE 2018 score is based on crowd-sourced data and is an aggregate score across audited URLs. For a breakdown of the individual scores, please consult the original ASPIRE 2018 data, available for download at the link below.

** Publisher Update

If a publisher has updated their accessibility statement but does not wish to be ASPIREverified we are happy to include reference to their updated statement by referencing the updated URL link. If the "Publisher Update?" option is "yes" then the URL has been updated by the publisher but is not ASPIREverified. 

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