Hansard

Use

Data are well organized, mainly by time, even if records are not ordered by topic. The search engine allows for complex data retrieval and queries results are listed by textual pertinence. The whole architecture is simple but effective

Searchability

Lords and Commons represent the main two categories of the site, each one organized in five databases divided in annual sessions. Advanced search is possible via a complex search engine with Boolean operators

Downloading

Most of the oral speeches' transcrips appear as webpages, while bills are available both in pdf and html format

Navigational Aids

A help page is provided with general information about the site's organization, while a detailed guide illustrates the search engine

User Friendliness

The site appearance is quite sober and easy to understand, as it is the material retrievial