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Accessibility Statement

Information in alternative formats

We offer alternative formats for pages on this website. To request an alternative format please contact the webmaster. Provision will normally be within 15 working days of acknowledgement. We normally offer the following alternative formats:

  • Large Print
  • Audio (CD)

How these alternatives are produced

Large Print can be produced easily by increasing the magnification of the pages and printing.

Audio (CD) can be produced by the Accessible Resources Acquisition and Creation Unit (ARACU) who are part of the Oxford University Library Service (OULS). Please contact

Text size

The size of text used on individual pages can be changed by using the Font Size changer at the top of each page.

Making changes to your operating system


A description of every image is provided, either in the alt tag or on the page itself.

Our conformance claim for this site

As part of the University of Oxford, the Museum of the History of Science is committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives members of the public and members of the University community full access to information and activities offered publicly through the web.

For the full University of Oxford accessibility statement, see

If you have any questions, if you are having difficulties using the site, or would like to know more about what we are doing to make our websites accessible, please contact us via email ( See also the contacts page.