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Title: Digital Library of the Caribbean: New Directions for Preservation and Research
Physical Description: Powerpoint Presentation
Language: English
Creator: Wooldridge, Brooke
Sullivan, Mark
Publication Date: April 20, 2011
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Subjects / Keywords: Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
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Abstract: Presentation for the Center for Latin American Studies at The University of Chicago
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00001533/00001
 Material Information
Title: Digital Library of the Caribbean: New Directions for Preservation and Research
Physical Description: Powerpoint Presentation
Language: English
Creator: Wooldridge, Brooke
Sullivan, Mark
Publication Date: April 20, 2011
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
dLOC Presentation
Genre:
Spatial Coverage:
 Notes
Abstract: Presentation for the Center for Latin American Studies at The University of Chicago
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
 Record Information
Source Institution: Florida International University
Holding Location: Florida International University
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
System ID: AA00001533:00001


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DIGITAL
LIBRARY
OF THE
CARIBBEAN

BIBLIOTECA
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Digital Library of the Caribbean


DLOC is an international initiative dedicated
to preserving and increasing access to
Caribbean research materials , promoting


and supporting Caribbean Studies, and
fostering a collaborative digital library
community in the Caribbean region.


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Title: Virgin Islands forestry research
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Title: Marketing potential for livestock products in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Date: 1974
Author: Stammer, Richard W
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Struggle (1976 - May - 27)
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Author: Dantes Bellegarde
Year: 1950
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Author: Ediciones Vigia
Year: 1990
Contributor: University of Florida


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Year: online from 1 948 - 1995
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Title: Letterbook for the Simon Plantation, St. Kitts
Creator: Samuel Cary
Date: 1772
Contributor: University of Florida








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Photographic documentation of Caribbean plants vouchered and expertly
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Caribbean. His area of special interest is the palm family (Arecaceae). Many
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Scientific Name:
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Title: Digital images of Alan Lomax photographs
Location: Lopinot, Trinidad
Contributor: Association of Cultural Equity


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CARIFESTA II
CARIFESTA III
CARIFESTA IV
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CARIFESTA VIII


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Title: Haitian Voodoo Recordings -
Ceremony bapteme tambour
Location: Haiti
Contributor: University of Florida


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Contributor: University of Florida


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Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative

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" Encourage communication across institutions working
to assist Haiti's libraries.

" Coordinate technical and in-kind assistance for
Haiti's libraries.

" Raise money to support specific collection/archival
recovery and preservation projects in Haiti


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Haiti Academic Projects


AN INTERACTIVE HISTORY OF HAITI


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ALPHABE-TIQUE ET CHRONOLOGIQUE
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1900-1944






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