The new search through the Zeitschriftendatenbank - Germanys journal database - is fun, and goes beyond the usual suspects for publications. Unified system architecture for the site frontend improves the experience for users of the largest library catalogue for journals and newspapers.
A unified system architecture for the site frontend improves the user experience of the largest library catalogue for journals and newspapers.
"The frontend developed in conjunction with ]init[ offers users many improved search and navigation options. The ZDB catalog now meets the requirements for barrier-free access to BITV."
In addition to this, our usability and UX experts redesigned the user interface to make it more user-friendly and ergonomic. The result: a modern take on accessing 1.8 million titles from the 1500s to today, from more than 4,000 libraries across Germany and Austria.
The platform is operated by the Berlin State Library - Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and the German National Library.
- Technical modernization of the system architecture simplifies the operation and expands access on a European stage
- Improved user experience through the attractive, intelligent, accessible and mobile-friendly frontend
- More efficient development cycle and optimized operation through consolidation of the system infrastructure, on a unified software framework
- Contextual search mapping and charting functions and a flexible search interface, meeting the needs of both occasional and regular users