Government Explorers

As the United States continued to expand westward, government explorers came to survey and report on the geography of the West, including what would later become Utah Territory.

Partner Spotlight: Salt Lake Community College

Featured Collection: Utah Museum of Contemporary Art In this week’s partner spotlight, we would like to take the time to acknowledge our wonderful partners over at Salt Lake Community College. SLCC’s digital libraries contain a variety of collections, but the featured collection for this week is the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art collection. In this … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: Salt Lake Community College

Partner Spotlight: University of Utah

Featured Collection: Photo Archives With Thanksgiving the next day, we wanted to take the time to give thanks to our partner at the University of Utah, our home. The J. Willard Marriott Library is in our partner spotlight for this week as we give thanks to all they do for us, and for the many … Continue reading Partner Spotlight: University of Utah

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!

Downtown Salt Lake during the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games

Video describing the flooding in winter 1982/spring 1983

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