The pages of the ProQuest Dissertation database are quite easy to navigate. A simple multiple keys search feature is available for all user, including non-affiliated visitors. Some graphical elements will surely help in the overall navigation.
A simple multiple keys search feature by fields, subject and other items is available both for subscribers and visitors
ProQuest webpages with retrieved info about dissertations as well as abstracts and comments can be saved in standard format. The theses'first 24 available pages are provided in image-only pdf format
Beside a sitemap, some general visual tips can hrlp users in their navigation
Even if the database is easy to use, graphics is poor and the interface design lacks clarity