International Federation of Data Organization for the Social Sciences

Use

In spite of the complexity of content nature and organization, few search and downloading options are provided. Overall the site is simple and well-defined, but also somehow too static

Searchability

Records can be located by browsing through categories, with no keyword search engine

Downloading

Usually only webpages saving is allowed, being the texts offered in html format. Yet, some study packs are offered in pdf format

Navigational Aids

A textual sitemap and other simple tips support navigation. For national archives a clickable textual index is also available

User Friendliness

A simple interface and a clear content categorization enables easy navigation, despite the content and data richness of the provided archives