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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, Montana, Hawaii, and other parts of the U.S. West. To get more involved, see Member Resources.

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Digital Collections

Digital Library Partners

About the 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!

Training Workshops

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The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is working with MWDL to provide digital skills training for public librarians including digitizing, describing, and exhibiting cultural heritage materials online through DPLA exhibitions.

MWDL Fall Webinars

MWDL Fall Webinar Schedule

Our Fall Webinar Series schedule includes digital training topics such as using the MWDL Dublin Core Application Profile, understanding rights and licensing for digital heritage content, building online exhibits, tracking usage statistics, and much more. Sessions will take place every two weeks from July until November.

Upcoming Events

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18 September
Webinar: "Digital Collection Spotlight"
Speakers: Molly Kruckenberg, Catherine McIntyre, Amy Hunsaker, and Kinza Masood
Thursday, September 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.. MDT
28 August
Workshop for Public Librarians: "Digitization and Digital Exhibits at Your Library"
Thurs., August 28, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. MDT [repeats in September]


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