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Partner Spotlight: Utah State Archives

Featured Collection: Utah State Historical Society World War Military Listings In this week’s Partner Spotlight, we want to highlight our partner here locally, Utah State Archives, or more formally known as Utah Division of Archives and Records Service. With it being Veterans Day, we wanted to take the time to remember and thank our military … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: Utah State Archives

Partner Spotlight: Utah State Archives

Featured Collection: Utah State Historical Society World War Military Listings In this week’s Partner Spotlight, we want to highlight our partner here locally, Utah State Archives, or more formally known as Utah Division of Archives and Records Service. With it being Veterans Day, we wanted to take the time to remember and thank our military … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: Utah State Archives

Partner Spotlight: University of Nevada – Las Vegas

Featured Collection: Menus: The Art of Dining This week’s Partner Spotlight shines bright on our partners at UNLV, University Libraries Digital Collection! We all know the city they are from, but the Digital Collections’ library at UNLV is full of historic and interesting collections. The collection highlighted today is their “Menus: The Art of Dining” … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: University of Nevada – Las Vegas

Partner Spotlight: Southern Utah University

Featured Collection: Dixie National Forest (UT) Photographs This week in our Partner Spotlight, we will be highlighting our partners at Southern Utah University, Sherratt Library as well as U.S. Forest Service, who provides all the photographs of this collection. One of the many interesting collections they supply is the Dixie National Forest Photographs, which include … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: Southern Utah University

New Collections Showcase Content on Pandemics, Voting Rights

While many new collections have joined MWDL in 2020, we’re going to highlight four in this post. Three pertain to pandemics both past and present, and the fourth to the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. These are all wonderful examples of MWDL partners using digital libraries to document present history, aggregating existing collections to provide … Continue reading New Collections Showcase Content on Pandemics, Voting Rights

Analytics: Users find MWDL in all sorts of ways!

Happy Autumn 2020! We previously looked at where MWDL users are located and learned MWDL has global reach. But have you ever wondered how all those users find MWDL in the first place? We recently looked at traffic acquisition from June through mid-September and have some interesting trends to share. Google Analytics segments traffic into … Continue reading Analytics: Users find MWDL in all sorts of ways!

Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)

Happy New Year, MWDL Network! On December 13, 2019, we announced the completion of a new metadata application profile. This post details the revision process and highlights the differences between MWDL MAP V2 ( 2011) and MWDL MAP V3 (2019). MAP V3 is effective January 1, 2020 for new collections harvested into MWDL. Following the … Continue reading Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)