Get Involved

Here you will find a list of helpful resources for our partners and prospective partners of the Mountain West Digital Library.

Resources for All Members

Policies and Guidelines

See Policies and Guidelines for a clickable list of policies and guidelines that have been adopted by MWDL partners.

Submitting a Collection to MWDL

To include a collection for harvest into the Mountain West Digital Library, complete the form Submit a Collection for Ingestion into MWDL. If the repository that hosts the collection has not already been harvested by MWDL, see instead out instructions for Setting Up a Repository for Harvest and contact us.

Checking the OAI Stream

Querying your collection's OAI stream in a Web browser is a great way to check the mapping of your fields, and to see if any text is getting truncated or any non-Unicode characters are being included, leading to garbling of the results. Check out our instructions for OAI Queries.

Upcoming Harvests

We are busy adding new collections to the MWDL. Check MWDL Ingestion Queue to get updated about current and upcoming projects.

Who Uses MWDL

We maintain a Usage Statistics page, with usage highlights as well as MWDL's latest full Google Analytics usage data report.

Partnering with Digital Public Library of America

We are proud to be one of the first Service Hubs in the Digital Public Library of America. Please see more about our work with DPLA at The Digital Public Library of America and MWDL.

Resources for Prospective Members

How to Join MWDL

Mountain West Digital Library succeeds because of the collaboration of many partners. We welcome new partners at any time. Please see our guide to Becoming a Partner.

Preparing for Harvest

The Mountain West Digital Library welcomes new hosting hubs to the network of digital collections about our region. To ready your repository, please see Setting Up a Repository for Harvest.