Reaping a Rich Harvest from CONTENTdm: Using Primo and a Dublin Core Application Profile

Document Type


Journal/Book Title/Conference

CONTENTdm Western Users Group Conference

Publication Date

June 2010


Explains how Mountain West Digital LIbrary ( is using a new discovery platform (Primo) in tandem with a new Dublin Core Application Profile to improve search and display of digital objects. The Mountain West Digital Library is a central search portal for digital collections about the Mountain West region. It provides free access to over 300,000 resources in 350 collections from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and other parts of the U.S. West.