Erklärung zur Barrierefreiheit Accessibility Statement

Compatibility Status with the Requirements

The University Bibliography is partially conform with the Directive (EU) 2016/2102, the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of North-Rhine Westphalia (BGG NRW) and the Ordinance on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology (BITV NRW).

This website is under construction. A BITV test will soon be carried out for this website and the result will be published here.

This statement was issued and last reviewed on June 8, 2021.

Contact and Feedback

You are welcome to inform us about any deficiencies with regard to the barrier-free design of our website. We are grateful for any hints and concrete suggestions.

Please include the keyword Barrierefreiheit / Accessibility in your message and let us know which content you are referring to by mentioning the URL.

You can also send an email to
Our mailing address is:

TH Köln
Digitale Hochschulbibliografie
z. Hd. Kerstin Klein
Campusbibliothek Deutz
Betzdorfer Straße 2
50679 Cologne

Ombudsperson's Office for Accessible Information Technology in North Rhine-Westphalia

In case you haven’t received a satisfactory response from us regarding messages or inquiries about the barrier-free information technology of the University Bibliography, you can contact the Ombudsperson's Office for Accessible Information Technology. It is assigned to the representative for the interests of people with disabilities according to § 11 of the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of North-Rhine Westphalia. By including all parties involved the Ombudsperson's Office attempts to determine the circumstances of the lack of accessibility so that the provider can correct them.

If you wish to initiate an ombudsman procedure, please fill out the respective form and send it via email to the Ombudsperson's Office.

Ombudsstelle für barrierefreie In­for­ma­ti­ons­tech­nik
des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen bei der
Landesbeauftragten für Men­schen mit Be­hin­de­run­gen
Fürstenwall 25
40219 Düsseldorf