Redalyc

Use

Beside a localised search engine, users can easily browse the entire database through several options. There is a large and updated collection of freely downloadable papers, while the general outline (mostly text-based) could use some improvements.

Searchability

A keyword search window is wll positioned in each page, and users can browse the catalogue by title, author, country or subject

Downloading

Over 10,700 articles are available in pdf, covering than over 549 journals and 15 Latin-America countries - a large and updated source of scientific information

Navigational Aids

Lots of textual links and information sometime create confusion, but the site is quite easy to navigate even for first-time users

User Friendliness

A simple outline that will surely improve by adding new usability tools and some graphic/dynamic elements