Accessibility & Terms of Use

NC LIVE is committed to providing a resource that is accessible for all users, including those with disabilities. All of the pages on are Section 508 compliant and conform with the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines at level AA.

Our Content Providers

Please note that NC LIVE selects and licenses resources based on the information needs of its users, from a variety of providers whose interfaces may, or may not, fully comply with the W3C and Section 508 guidelines. The NC LIVE resource selection process gives preference to content vendors who provide compliant interfaces when the products being considered are equivalent. The information below summarizes what our current content vendors have or have not done to meet accessibility requirements in their web interfaces:

Vendor Compliance Statement / VPAT

Not Compliant

Alexander Street Press

Section 508 Compliant- contact for more information




Accessibility Statement

Credo Reference

Accessibility Information | VPAT

Cypress Information Services (Cypress Resume)



Accessibility Information for EBSCO Interfaces | VPAT


Electronic Product Accessibility Policy | VPAT

InfoBase (Films on Demand, Ferguson's Career Guidance)

Usability Statement | VPAT

Infogroup (ReferenceUSA)

VPAT (MS Word .doc)


Accessibility Policy | VPAT



NC LIVE Video Collection



OCLC Section 508 Accessibility Template

OER Commons / Open Education North Carolina

Accessibility Statement


Accessibility for ProQuest Interfaces | VPAT


Accessibility Statement


Accessibility Information | VPAT

Sanborn Maps

Not Compliant



Other VPAT sources:


Closed captioning information for video resources

See collections data for current collections figures.

Vendor Captioning Information
Films on Demand Closed captions and video transcripts are available on approximately 95% of video content. You can read about the exceptions here.
NC LIVE Video Collection Closed captions are available on all but 21 of our videos. You can see a list of captioned titles by clicking the link "Browse titles with closed captions" on the homepage of NC LIVE Video Collection
Science in Context Some video includes closed captions, but captions are not consistently offered.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Captions are generally not provided, but some video content has transcripts available.


Terms of Use

NC LIVE provides information resources for library patrons, students, and educators from the four NC LIVE communities of interest. Most of the electronic resources available in the NC LIVE collection are subject to licenses that govern their access and use. In accordance with the fair use provisions of the copyright law, NC LIVE users may search, view, and browse these resources; and may print or download excerpts of reasonable quantity for educational or scholarly purposes. Commercial use and systematic or excessive downloading, copying, or distributing of information are prohibited. Users are individually responsible for compliance with these terms.