Bibliothéque National de France


An excellent interface design and remarkable content organization thanks to a roll-over menu and specif thematic areas. Language and design differentiations for categories of users show the high level of usability of this website.


Multiple, complex and well designed search engines and tools to retrieve resources. Multiple keys and criteria are available for complex and in-depth researches


Info, pictures and abstracts can be downloaded and saved in personal archives in multiple formats

Navigational Aids

Many tools - like a written index and a static but well designed tutorial - are provided to help general visitors in navigating the BNF website. A very clear Faq session is also available

User Friendliness

Good conceptual organization with content categorization and roll-over menu. The website is designed also for different kind of users (also with disabilities) and is provided with a linguistic differentiation