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Digital Exhibit Sampler

A testing ground for online display of Digital Archives content, including collection visualizations and presentation templates that can be applied to curated exhibits.

Using IIIF images

All items sourced from the Libraries' Digital Archives and hosted in CONTENTdm are IIIF-enabled. This means the images are interoperable and can be displayed in third-party viewers. The viewers can then be embedded in libguides, wordpress sites, and other exhibit platforms that support embedded content. 

To use a IIIF image from the Digital Archives, locate the "IIIF manifest" within the item description.


Screenshot of CONTENTdm item record with a red box indicating the iiif manifest field


A growing number of institutions have adopted IIIF as a standard and similarly provide manifests for their digital collections. These can be used in the same capacity described here.

If the files you want to display do not have IIIF manifests (and you have permission to digitally publish them), you can use the Libraries' FromThePage account to create IIIF images. These can be generated from single png or jpeg image files, PDFs, or zip files containing multiple images. For FromThePage access & assistance, contact Erin Wilson.