Performance enhancements added to website
The library website has received a major speed increase thanks to an enhanced caching system. Most pages should return roughly 10x faster now, a wonderful improvement to site performance and stability under load.
Other changes for the Fall semester include:
- Campus Links in the UMass bar at the top (consistent with campus-wide practices)
- More intuitive searching and browsing of databases by subject and format
- Simplified navigation menu; only one layer of dropdown for each main section
- Search options specific for 5 College Catalog for searching from the homepage; you can now limit your search to specific fields including Title, Author, Subject and Call Number.
- Better error handling around "open now" labels for library hours