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The Mountain West Digital Library is a central search portal for digital collections about the Mountain West region.

We provide free access to over 900,000 resources from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, historical societies, and government agencies, counties, and municipalities in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Hawaii, and other parts of the U.S. West. To get more involved, see Member Resources.

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About the Mountain West Digital Library

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The Mountain West Digital Library provides access to digital collections from over 150 different memory institutions in the Mountain West. Watch MWDL staff, partners, and users discuss why MWDL is important in this new MWDL video!

MWDL Usage Statistics

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Curious about how many people visit the Mountain West Digital Library? Check out our usage statistics page! This page features usage data from Google Analytics to document our website growth over the past year.


How to Search MWDL and DPLA

MWDL Tutorial

This video demonstrates how to search two important digital resources: the Mountain West Digital Library and the Digital Public Library of America! For MWDL, covers basic search, advanced search, and searching by collection or by partner. For DPLA, learn how to search on keywords, by map, by timeline, by exhibition, and through the DPLA App Library.

Upcoming Events

06 May
Tuesdays with Metadata
May 06, 1:00-2:00 pm MDT


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