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Mountain West Digital Library: A Rich Source for Research

The Mountain West Digital Library is a portal to digital resources from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies in Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.  MWDL features over 1 million items which are housed in 725 collections throughout the Mountain West.  We are the collaborative effort of 83 institutions.  These collections span all areas of research and study including history, genealogy, political science, environmental studies, and medicine.  Some of our resources include:

  • Photographs
  • Maps
  • Artworks
  • Videos and Animations
  • Oral Histories and Sounds of the West
  • Pioneer Diaries
  • Finding Aids in EAD Format
  • Books, Theses, Dissertations, and other Scholarly Publications
  • Teaching Presentations and Posters
  • Vital Records
  • Government Reports, Bills, Ordinances, and Meeting Minutes

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Kinza Masood

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Teresa Hebron
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