Guides

A set of resources to help you find and work with IIIF materials, built by members of the IIIF community

Guides to finding and working with IIIF materials

Find IIIF resources

Discover IIIF-enabled materials from institutions around the world.

How to use IIIF viewers

Learn how to use IIIF materials in a variety of viewers for teaching, research across sites, and more.

Technical guides for implementers

Guide for IIIF implementers

This brief guide will lead you through some of the decision points to help get you going with IIIF.

Using the navPlace Extension With Leaflet

This guide will show how to use the navPlace property to connect geographic coordinates with IIIF Manifests.

Guides on UX and design elements

Guide to IIIF personas

How to understand your users through IIIF personas.

Other tutorials and guides of interest

Learn the basics of how IIIF works

Read our plain language description of IIIF technology.

IIIF online training course

Open access training materials covering the Image and Presentation APIs as well as annotating images, among other topics.

Non-English IIIF Resources

A variety of tutorials, videos, and tools source from many countries within the IIIF community.

IIIF image playground

Try changing some of the parameters of a URL to see exactly how the IIIF Image API works.