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Draft: Digital Libraries & Tools: Digital Library of the Caribbean and the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library ( PPT Presentation Slides ) Presentation for the LAC Lunch Colloquium Series 2009
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Losch, Paul
Taylor, Laurie N.
Sullivan, Mark V.
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UF Libraries
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Gainesville, FL
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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Digital Library of the Caribbean

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Shared History & Collections Need for multiple copies for access and preservation led to cooperative agreements for collections in paper, microfilm, and digital formats

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Florida & Caribbean Cooperative Collections 1930s: UF begins academic program on Latin America and begins collecting Latin American materials for the libraries 1939: Acting University Librarian, Henrie May Eddy dies in a plane crash while traveling to Brazil on a Latin American collection development trip 1947: UF establishes Florida Newspaper Project, microfilming Florida newspapers 1948: Fund created for acquisition of Inter American and Caribbean materials 1948: Farmington Plan began (US based collaborative collecting of foreign materials, Caribbean not included) 1951: UF appoints a Latin American Bibliographer and Latin American Collection is established 1952: Farmington Plan modified; UF accepts total responsibility for the Caribbean 1956: SALALM founded 1956: Association for Research Libraries (ARL) began the Foreign Newspaper Microfilm Project 1996 1998: Caribbean Newspaper Imaging Project, Phase I (Mellon Grant) 1999: Caribbean Newspaper Imaging Project, Phase II (Mellon Grant) 2000: University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Libraries and the Virgin Islands Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) are awarded a digitization grant; the University of Florida Libraries provide technical infrastructure (IMLS Grant) 2004 2009: Digital Library of the Caribbean (TICFIA Grant) 2009 2013: Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library (TICFIA Grant)

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Digital Library of the Caribbean 1998: Conceived 2000: Building Partnerships 2004: Grant received from the US Department of Education (TICFIA)

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dLOC Project Structure Concept Provide a digital voice to those institutions in the Caribbean who wished to contribute Build infrastructure through equipment and training throughout the Caribbean Assist in digital preservation of the resources threatened materials

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dLOC Project Structure Whole is more than the sum of its parts Technologically Shared core infrastructure with one technical partner Modular infrastructure so that all materials are cross listed, cross searchable interfaces and attribution on each item Shared governance Executive Board Nine members elected by partner institutions Scholarly Advisory Board Seven members appointed by the Executive Board Shared responsibilities Selecting content, permissions and copyright review, digitizing materials, participating in building dLOC through individual and collective work Contributing partners retain all rights to their materials

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dLOC Original Partners Archives Nationales d'Haiti CARICOM La Fundacin Global Democracia y Desarrollo National Library of Jamaica Universidad de Oriente Venezuela University of the Virgin Islands Florida International University University of Central Florida University of Florida

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dLOC Current Partners Archives Nationales d'Haiti Bibliotheque Hatienne des Peres Saint Esprit CARICOM The College of The Bahamas La Fundacin Global Democracia y Desarrollo National Library of Aruba National Library of Jamaica Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maetsra (D.R.) Universidad de Oriente Venezuela University of the Virgin Islands Florida International University University of Central Florida University of South Florida University of Florida

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dLOC Technologies University of Florida Technological Role Create distributed tool for resource creation and submission Assist with general digitization training Create and maintain web presence Submit resources to dark archive for partners

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dLOC Tools & Training Tools Toolkit Online submittal form Training Training on location Training videos

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dLOC Centralized Infrastructure Web presence Archives

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dLOC as a Resource (output) 3) Quick Tour of dLOC Search Tips (preferably Paul, if not Brooke)