Availability of the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia

Uppsala University is responsible for this site. We want as many people as possible to use the site. This page describes how ucdp.uu.se complies with the Access to Digital Public Service Act, any known accessibility issues, and how to report problems to us so that we can address them.

How accessible is the site?

This site is chiefly compliant with the Digital Public Service Access Act. Some issues concerning the graphical elements such as maps, background, graphs and diagrams remain. Issues such as colors and contrast are also to be reviewed and improved further.

What can you do if you can't use parts of the site?

If you need information from ucdp.uu.se in any other format, such as available PDF, large text, Easy-to-read, audio recording or Braille, please contact us via the contact form for accessibility feedback. As this is a new procedure, the response time is not yet determined, but we try to respond as soon as we can.

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Report problems with the website's accessibility

We constantly strive to improve the site's accessibility. If you notice any problems that are not described on this page, please let us know via the contact form for accessibility feedback.


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Technical information on site availability

This site is chiefly compliant with Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1. Any content that is not compliant with these guidelines is described below.

Site shortcomings

Problems when used without vision

  • Some content-carrying images may lack text options. [WCAG 1.1.1 (A)]
  • The search function does not work well for screen readers. Improvement is in progress.

Problems when using some browsers

  • Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer have a problem displaying the numbers in the graph of deaths in organized violence. The solution is to reload the page.

Summary of review of ucdp.uu.se

Summary according to level AA in the standard Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1. The site has shortcomings related to the maps, charts and graphs. There are deficiencies in the tabbing between the elements and some descriptive text may be missing. Our ambition is to continually resolve accessibility problems.

The report was last updated on September 23, 2020.

Last modified: 2023-01-05