IngentaConnect

Use

Intuitive and simple interface to navigate and browse, although some improvement is needed. Paiying subscribers can easily download documents, while free search and browsing provide some material retrieval for all users.

Searchability

The provided search option has multiple keys with simultaneous selection by author, publication, volume, issue and year

Downloading

Full-text articles can be downloaded, generally in pdf format while non-subscribers can easliy save metainfo, research results and abstracts

Navigational Aids

A comprehensive help page a user guide and an email/phone help desk are available; also active is a news blog

User Friendliness

Clear and intuitive interface design, even if an improved content categorization (particularly in the home page) would be helpful