Columbia University Libraries

Use

This website includes a site index, faqs and a help file, many navigational tips and a consistent design and structure, thus ensuring a great usability and navigation, despite some overload. An advanced search facility is also provided.

Searchability

The search facility can easily be limited to a specific section along with a cross-search options and several other features. The search page is also available in a text-only version

Downloading

Plenty of working papers, e-journals and other documents are available as pdf files, along with many abstracts, resource list and more material in html and image formats

Navigational Aids

A site index, faqs and a help file, many navigational tips and a cohesive outline all manage to create a positive environment for any user

User Friendliness

Aimed at providing strong and innovative services within the whole UCL system, the entire site features a consistent design and structure, which helps to overcome a certain overwhelming feeling in some pages