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Accessibility Statement of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences LibGuides website

Accessibility Statement

Welcome, this is the accessibility statement of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences LibGuides website.

Accessibility means that a website and web applications can be used and understood smoothly.


This website is subject to the law on the provision of digital services, which is based on the EU Accessibility Directive . The law provides equal access to services. SeAMK strives to guarantee the accessibility of digital services in accordance with the Act and the EU Accessibility Directive. We are constantly working to improve accessibility.

Availability status

This accessibility statement applies to the website and was prepared on September 18, 2020. This website essentially meets levels A and AA of the WCAG requirements. Non-compliances and exceptions are mentioned below. The statement is based self-assessment and Springshare Accessibility Conformance Report.

Accessibility requirements that are not met

The website is not yet fully compliant.

  • All form input fields do not have a visual or programmatic label specified.
  • The website has icons and user interface components whose color against the background does not meet the contrast requirements.
  • Texts intended as titles in the content are not marked as titles.
  • Some images on the site are missing alternate text.
  • The keyboard focus is not visible on all pages of the website.
  • The default natural language of parts of a website's content is not always programmatically determined.
  • The site has some embeddings whose content is not partially or completely accessible by keyboard or assistive technology.

Inaccessible content also includes third-party applications. With regard to these, SeAMK strives to influence the accessibility, and therefore we want to hear about any accessibility shortcomings in them. As a general rule, this information will be provided to those responsible for the accessibility of the third-party web sites and applications in question. With regard to materials produced by students and other third parties, SeAMK has instructed content providers in the creation of accessible materials. Also the website contains videos published before 23.9.2020 that are not covered by the requirements. These videos can be in an inaccessible format, i.e. with virtually no subtitles and possible audio equivalent.

Do you need help?

We provide support for users for whom digital services are not accessible. Contact us by sending an e-mail to saavutettavuus(at)

Feedback and contact information

If you want to report a problem with the accessibility of the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences' online service, want some material in an accessible format, or if you have a suggestion or question about the accessibility of an online service, please contact us either by online form or by e-mail.

  • Give us accessibility feedback using this online form
  • Or send us an e-mail to saavutettavuus(at)

Contact details of the supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility shortcomings on this web site, please first provide feedback to us, the webmasters. We will respond within 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the answer you have received or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can report it to the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland (AVI). The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland explains in detail how the notification can be made and how the matter is handled.

Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency
Accessibility Control Unit
Telephone number exchange +358 (0)295 016 000

Accessibility Statement