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View images from CONTENTdm digital repositories

Engage with images from CONTENTdm digital repositories using OpenSeadragon, an International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) viewer.

To qualify for viewer use, the image and CONTENTdm repository must meet the following qualifications:

  • Originate from a hosted CONTENTdm site
  • Images must be saved with IIIF enabled in the CONTENTdm repository
  • Have been synced through Digital Collection Gateway to create a citation in the WorldCat database
  • CONTENTdm hosted sites with custom domains must have a valid https certificate on file with OCLC

Click the expand icon on images that qualify for OpenSeadragon viewer use:


Selecting the expand icon will open the image in the OpenSeadragon viewer as a modal.  Options in the viewer include: 

  • Zoom In
  • Zoom Out
  • Return to original size image
  • Display in Full Size screen mode
  • Rotate left
  • Rotate right




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