The Index of Medieval Art has completed a systemwide update aimed at making the database both more user-friendly and fully compliant with current accessibility standards. Launched April 1, the update includes the following improvements:
A new Welcome page with streamlined information and a gallery of featured works of art;
New Search options, including a basic search level that enables multiple filters to combine with a Quick (keyword) Search;
A more appealing and navigable Browse page;
A streamlined, more intuitive Subject Classification network;
A redesigned results page that works more smoothly with search filters;
A redesigned Work of Art page that prioritizes the information of greatest interest to most researchers;
Tools and standards that meet current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).