Economic and Social Data Service

Use

A simple but powerful search option is available on each page with effective results, while the website provides a comprehensive sitemap and other help tools, along with usability standard compliance, thus providing an intuitive and easy navigation

Searchability

A simple but powerful search option is available on each page, covering either the entire website or the single areas/sites

Downloading

Most of the site's material is displayed on-screen, including abstracts, news, etc., while some publications are available in pdf format (i.e. ESDS reports and performance data, UK Data Archive Reports)

Navigational Aids

A comprehensive site-map, a FAQ file and an A-Z index are provided; the site also complies with best standards and good practice in web design and usability

User Friendliness

Overall the ESDS site features a simple and effective design, also providing an email feedback form about all main aspects of its services