MABEL is a database of collections centered around the past and present of Western Washington University and the Pacific Northwest region. You can find photos, videos, oral histories, and much more to enhance your research and academic studies.

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Biology Department

A seashell set against a pitch black background

Digital collections contributed by the Western Washington University Biology Department.

College of Fine and Performing Arts

Two actors on stage under stage lights, looking up. One frames his hands as though discussing a movie scene.

Digital content from Western Washington University's College of Fine and Performing Arts

Education Abroad

A student wearing a teal Western jersey, looking out over a canyon containing a small lake

Digital content contributed by Education Abroad, part of Western Washington University's Institute for Global Engagement.

Outreach and Continuing Education

Three students sitting together and chatting in a grassy area at sunset

Digital content from Western Washington University Outreach and Continuing Education

University Communications and Marketing

A Western student walking along a brick path outside of the Communication's lawn under a blossoming cherry tree

Digital content from Western Washington University's Office of University Communications.

University Marketing Assets

A bicyclist riding through campus with the Multicultural Center in the background with people lining the sidewalk along High Street on a sunny day. Text at left reads "Summer @ Western. Summer Session scholarships application deadline April 11. Campus; Filed Study; Online; Abroad."

Marketing assets created for Western Washington University program units by University Marketing.

Western Gallery

Western Gallery exterior, a brick building with a glass box entryway

Digital content from the Western Gallery (the art museum of Western Washington University).

Western Libraries

Overhead view of two students looking at an old magazine

Digitized materials selected from the larger archives and special collections holdings of Western Libraries.