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Using the IIIF Mirador viewer

The Mirador viewer lets you view, zoom, and compare digital images – it is especially useful for examining archival materials like books and manuscripts that cannot be handled heavily, like the Class of 1982 Sequentiary.

By default, the viewer shows you one page at a time with a scrollable list of all the pages in the book below the current image:

screenshot of the viewer, showing a large page with musical notations and a carousel view of other pages below.

Mirador features

Arrow buttons allow you to page backward and forward through a multi-image object.

There are also options fpr zooming in and out; panning up, down, right, left or returning the image to the initial view.

The scrollable list of pages has a toggle to hide and show it.

There is a menu for temporarily manipulating the current image (rotate, brightness, contrast, grayscale, invert). There is also menu for annotations which are not currently enabled by default.

There is a menu for adding additional viewer slots to compare two (or more) images side-by-side, and you can also show or hide the index panel.

You can also change the displayed view, view the object metadata, and toggle full-screen. The view menu lets you change between a view of a single page, a book view which shows a two-image spread, a large scrollable list of all images, and a grid of thumbnails.


Want more? View the technical documentation for the Mirador viewer.