United Nations Treaty Collection

Use

Records can be searched by multiple search criteria and downloaded in various formats (pdf, image or text) and various languages, with a comprehensive sitemap and a FAQ file, while the site's overall structure suffers from some cognitive overload.

Searchability

Database records can be searched by keyword or with multiple search criteria, while for other multilateral treaties series users can browse the available index through chapter or subject terms

Downloading

Generally records can be downloaded in their original formats (usually pdf, image or text format) and in various languages as well

Navigational Aids

The website provides a sitemap and and explanatory FAQ file, about the website overall content, its organization and retrievable documents

User Friendliness

Content organization and interface structure are not so intuitive, thus navigation can be intimidating at first, particularly for unexperienced users