Wolters Kluwers – OVID Web Accessibility


Ovid is the world’s leading information search, discovery, and management solution providing professionals in science, medicine, and healthcare all over the world with a single online destination for seamlessly accessing and working with premium online journals, books, and databases from the world’s leading publishers. This project’s charter was to bring Ovid into conformance with WCAG 2.0 guidelines and level AA compliance


  • 1 PM
  • 1 TL
  • 4 Accessibility developers
  • 2 Accessibility Testers
  • 1 Real Time Tester

Period of involvement

7 Months

Technologies PERL, C#, VS.NET 2015, Java Script, Jquery, AngularJS, HTML5, ARIA, CSS3, WCAG 2.0 (Level A & AA),  

Testing tools: AxE, NVDA


Developed using PERL, HTML, CSS, .NET, JavaScript, jQuery technologies with WCAG 2.0 and it is hosted in RedHat Linux environment.

The project team implemented accessibility fixes to the pages that are divided into modules as Search, Journals, My Workspace, Books and Multimedia.

Manual Accessibility testing to be done using –

  • NVDA screen reader
  • aXe
  • WAT toolbar
  • Color Contrast Analyser


  • Accessibility compliant as per WCAG 2.0 Guidelines for conformance level A & AA
  • Section 508 Compliance
  • Published VPAT

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