Search for the digital reading room

Our intelligent enterprise search software iFinder enables searches in the digital reading room and quickly provides users with the relevant information - whether historical documents, scientific articles, multimedia teaching material, film material, images or audio carriers.

Information must be be available quickly


The challenge

  • Rapid availability of information: Those responsible for archives in companies and public authorities are faced with the challenge of making digital and digitized archive material efficiently and securely accessible.
  • Complex data landscape: This involves historically evolved and heterogeneous databases that need to be available for quick searches and analyses.
  • High demands on usability: a modern archive must meet the requirements of a wide range of users - from digital natives to baby boomers, from power users to occasional users.

The solution

The use of an intelligent search engine such as iFinder enables archivists to implement complex research requirements.

Practical example: Federal Archives
The Federal Archives' Digital Reading Room recently went live in its first expansion stage and makes digital and digitized archive material intuitively accessible to researchers and interested parties.

Try out the research options with the iFinder - for example when searching for "Berlinale", "Brandenburger Tor" or "Wochenschau".

Test search in the digital reading room

How do you get high quality search results?

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High linguistic competence delivers complete and accurate search results

  • Thanks to iFinder's linguistics, users don't have to worry about the wording of their search queries because our software understands the user - in over 30 languages.
  • Complex or simple - the result must be right
    A search for "author" also returns "children's book author" or "team of authors", not "car radio". "Bundestagswahl", "Wahl-Spot" or "Wahlbeteiligung" are hits when searching for "Wahl"
  • Larger, smaller or the same... ? 
    Conversion and search by units, no problem: "Display 5 inch" also returns hits for "4.8 inch" or "diagonal of 12 cm" - available for more than 50 units.
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Archive search redefined: Full text and metadata for precise results

  • Our innovative software not only determines the search results on the basis of the full text, but also takes metadata and context information into account
  • Intelligent filters provide users with a quick overview of large databases.
  • A user-friendly interface gives users intuitive access to digital content.

Your benefits


Proven standard product: Benefit from the rapid integration capability of our search solution into existing digital reading rooms.

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Excellent linguistics: Offer your users optimum search results through the use of intelligent linguistic processes.


Can be used in any sector: Our iFinder is an all-rounder and is used in the archives of companies, state institutions, foundations, church or political organizations.

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Future-proof solution: With the iFinder, you are optimally equipped for data growth and further expansion stages (e.g. integration of additional types of archive material).

What our customers say

"As part of our digitalization project, we evaluated several search systems. The iFinder impressed us by delivering the most precise hits to our test questions."

Project Manager "Digital Reading Room", Public Sector

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