Macquarie University is committed to making all electronic resources accessible to all users. A key component of the site Strategy and Architecture is “universal access” that enables persons with disabilities to access them.
- All pages on this site validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
- All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for page titles, H2 tags for headlines, and H3 to H6 tags for subheads.
- All content images used in this site include descriptive
ALTattributes. Purely decorative graphics include null
- This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
- This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified “text size”option in visual browsers.
- If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
The following shortcut keys (also known as accesskeys) are provided on this website so that it is not necessary to use a mouse. To use shortcut, hold down the alt key [Mac users: control key] and press the relevant letter key. In Internet Explorer, you may need to press enter after using the accesskey.
- Alt h—Macquarie Home
- Alt b—Course Handbook
- Alt l—Library
- Alt m—Campus Map
- Alt c—Macquarie Contacts
- JAWS, a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited, downloadable demo is available.
- Lynx, a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
- Links, a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.
- Mozilla project, a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming and user stylesheets. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems.
- Opera, a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems.