Gallica

Use

A very basic design and help tools (FAQ, sitemaps, tips) enable an effetive search and use for users of any level -- although some archive consultation are not so clear and adding some dynamic elements would improve the overall experience

Searchability

A simple multiple choice search feature is provided to locate documents and information

Downloading

Most of the documents included in the Gallica database are available as image format. Only a small part can be downloaded in full-text format

Navigational Aids

A detailed FAQ file, an annotated interactive sitemap and various navigational hints are available here

User Friendliness

The Gallica website is very basic and easy to use, but adding some dynamic elements would surely help the overall attraction and use