Accessibility statement

Welcome, this is the accessibility statement of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences Library 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 * 1, which is based on the EU Accessibility Directive * 2. The law provides equal access to services. SeAMK Library 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

This website essentially meets levels A and AA of the WCAG requirements. Non-compliances and exceptions are mentioned below.

Accessibility requirements that are not met

The website is not yet fully compliant.

Structural markup is used in a way that does not represent relationships in the content.

Some links texts are unclear. Links are to other online services on the outside of the web page.

The contrast of the SeAMK Finna search form hint text on the front page is too low.

There may also be shortcomings in the clarity and comprehensibility of the content structure on some pages.

Accessibility shortcomings will be addressed during 2020-2021.

If necessary, request files and other content in an accessible format by sending an e-mail to

Inaccessible content also includes third-party applications and web sites. With regard to these, SeAMK Library 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 Library has instructed content providers in the creation of accessible materials.

Do you need help?

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

Preparation of the accessibility statement

This website was published on June 27, 2017. This statement was prepared on September 14, 2020. The statement is based on self-assessment.

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.

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 * 4
Telephone number exchange +358 (0)295 016 000



Links in the statement

  1. (in Finnish)
  4. (in Finnish)