Accessibility statement for the library catalogue


This statement for the Solus Discovery library catalogue has been produced by Surrey County Council, based on information provided by the supplier, Solus and testing carried out by Surrey County Council


Compliance status


The library catalogue is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website


We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements in particular areas, please contact Web and Digital Services.


Enforcement procedure


The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). If you're not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).


Non accessible content


The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.


Non compliance with the accessibility regulations


  • The thumbs up and thumbs down ratings shown on search result items are only active for logged in users and this information is not provided for screen reader users. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).
  • When search results are sorted using the sort by option, the page is refreshed but the new sorting order is not announced to screen reader users. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.3 (status messages).


How we tested this website


This website was tested using keyboard controls, NVDA screen reader and WAVE.


What we're doing to improve accessibility


We are working with the system supplier to address the non-compliances listed above.


This statement was prepared on 25 September 2023.