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A central search portal for digital collections about the Mountain West region.

We provide free access to over 960,000 resources from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, historical societies, and government agencies, counties, and municipalities in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and other parts of the U.S. West. To get more involved, see Member Resources.


MWDL as a DPLA Service Hub

In 2012 the Mountain West Digital Library was selected to be one of the first six service hubs for the Digital Public Library of America. DPLA was launched in 2013 as the national digital library in the United States, offering a single point of public access to millions of items from memory organizations around the country. Learn about the Mountain West Digital Library's role as a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America.

Mountain West Digital Library Events

MWDL Winter Hubs Meeting - 2019
December 12th, 2019
MWDL Hubs Only Meeting and MWDL Community Day
UN-Las Vegas Webinar - Islandora Migration
June 17th, 2019
Emily Lapworth and Seth Shaw of University of Nevada, Las Vegas share a project update on their migration to Islandora 8
MWDL Meeting Summer 2019
6-7, June, 2019
MWDL Member Repositories Meeting and MWDL Digitization Meeting
/rRiver Bottom Texture

Featured Collection

Salt Lake Community College Audiovisual Archives
Published by Salt Lake Community College Libraries

The Audiovisual Archives provides access to digitized archival materials related to the history of the College from its inception in 1949 as well as newer digital-born audiovisual resources. Tune in here to view contemporary digital stories, graduation ceremonies, convocations, promotional materials, special guest speakers, and other intriguing audiovisual resources. You can also listen to advertisements, talk radio shows, graduation ceremonies, convocations, special guest speakers, and other intriguing audio recordings about social concerns.

Rio Grande Depot Rio Grande Depot, 1912

Featured Partner

Utah State Historical Society
Utah State Historical Society Website

This extensive set of unique collections from the Utah State Historical Society contains tens of thousands of photographs depicting important parts of Utah history. We are located in the 1910 Rio Grande Depot in Salt Lake City.