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The Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) : Introductory Presentation

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Title: The Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) : Introductory Presentation
Physical Description: Presentation Slides (PPT)
Creator: Taylor, Laurie N.
Sullivan, Mark V.
Publisher: George A. Smathers Libraries
Place of Publication: Nassau, The Bahamas
Publication Date: 5/17/2012
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Abstract: Overview and introduction presentation slides for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC). Slides prepared in advance of a meeting on 5/17/2012 and, while not used for the meeting, are applicable for other meetings and introductory presentation and overview needs.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: AA00011345:00001

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00011345/00001
 Material Information
Title: The Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) : Introductory Presentation
Physical Description: Presentation Slides (PPT)
Creator: Taylor, Laurie N.
Sullivan, Mark V.
Publisher: George A. Smathers Libraries
Place of Publication: Nassau, The Bahamas
Publication Date: 5/17/2012
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: dLOC Presentation
Genre:
Spatial Coverage:
 Notes
Abstract: Overview and introduction presentation slides for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC). Slides prepared in advance of a meeting on 5/17/2012 and, while not used for the meeting, are applicable for other meetings and introductory presentation and overview needs.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
System ID: AA00011345:00001


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The Digital Library of the Caribbean www.dloc.comMark V. Sullivan, Application Engineer/Digital Curation Director Laurie N. Taylor, Technical Director Digital Library of the Caribbean marsull@uflib.ufl.edu and laurien@ufl.edu

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dLOC Model The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.

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dLOCCollaboration 32 Partners –Caribbean, Europe and USAccess to Caribbean ResourcesOver 12 million hits since 2006 Over 1.7 million pages of contentDigitization Training Program for PartnersCaribbean Studies and Educational OutreachPreservation, Access, and Enhanced Features Monthly Hits March 2007 –March 2011 dLOCOral Histories Workshop ACURIL 2011 Tampa, FL

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dLOCCollaboration dLOCPartners with Collections Online Partner Training Technical Infrastructure Institutional Support

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dLOC Governance Partners (Affiliated, Scholar Contributors) Members Executive Board Scholarly Advisory Board Program Team Members

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The basic search allows you to access bibliographic citation information of the items in dLOC. Just enter the search term from any computer with Internet access. Basic Search

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The advanced search feature will allow you to restrict your search terms by categories such as title, author, subject keyword, country and more. Advanced Search

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If you are looking for items with discrete geographic locations, use the Map Search feature. You can also view the results in Map View. Map Search

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Expand or narrow the results by selecting the related search terms in the box to the left. Options for faceted searching include: publisher, geographic area, subject keywords and more. Faceted Searching

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Registration is optional, but adds many features such as the ability to comment on items, create public and private bookshelves and save searches. mydLOCRegistered Users

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Partner & Topical Collections

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Caribbean literature plays an important ro le in understanding the region. Current and historical items in dLOC serve a vari ety of research needs in the region. A literature sub-collection is in discussi on with several users of the site. Title: Ecrivains Haitiens Author: Dantes Bellegarde Year: 1950 Contributor: Bibliotheque Haitiennedes Peres du Saint Esprit Title: Kyk-Over-Al Author: British Guiana’s Writer’s Assn Year: online from 1948 -1995 Contributor: Universityof Florida Title: La revistadel Viga Author: EdicionesVigia Year: 1990 Contributor: Universityof FloridaLiterature

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Many dLOC partners also contribute collections on the early history of slavery and emancipation. Items include books, manuscripts, maps, prints and much more. Title: The Honorable Sam Sharpe Collection: Jamaica Unshackled Contributor: National Library of Jamaica Title: Letterbookfor the Simon Plantation, St. Kitts Creator: Samuel Cary Date: 1772 Contributor: Universityof FloridaHistory of Slavery

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Caribbean plantsvouchered and expertly identified by Dr. ScottZonaduring his 25 years of botanical research in the Caribbean. Laraceae Dominica, Freshwater LakeFlora, Landscape and Architecture Kenneth Treister Architect Collection of 3,000 Photographs, Architectural Drawings, Project Files, Etc

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Historical and Current Serial Publications Title: Trinidad Guardian Date: 1917-1931 online Contributor: Universityof Florida Title: Haiti En Marche Date: 1999-2001 online Contributor: PublisherCaribbean Newspaper Digital LibraryCurrent Stats: 171 titles, approx. 398,000 pages 2.97 million hitsSelect Academic JournalsCaribbean Review of Books Caribbean Ornithology EmeEme Kyk-Over-Al Jamaica Journal MaComere SargassoGovernment Gazettes100,000 pages 19 titles

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dLOC hosts many materials about the trade, manufacture, and Cuban sugar cultivation records from the 1850s until the Cuban sugar industry by the government of Fidel Castro. The collection provides descriptions of the social, political, and economic environment in which Cuban sugar was manufactured. 1917 Map of Cuba showing all working sugar estates. Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation Cuban Sugar Collections

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Title: Digital images of Alan Lomax photographs Location: Lopinot, Trinidad Contributor: Association of Cultural Equity Alan Lomax Photographs and Recordings from the Caribbean are being added! CARICOM is building a comprehensive collection of CARIFESTA materials.Culture and Arts Title: Haitian Voodoo Recordings – Ceremony baptemetambour Location: Haiti Contributor: Universityof Florida13 Maya DerenRecordings

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Law and Government Documentsx

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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 Elizabeth Chin, a Katherine Dunham specialist from Occidental College, and University of Florida students at PHPI Benefit SobeExport employees preparing the shipment for Haiti. August 2010 Preservation Training. June 2010Protecting Haitian Patrimony Joint FIU/UM Fundraiser Little Haiti Cultural Center February 2011

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dLOCEducational Outreach Teacher Training Miami, FL Facilitator : Matthew J. Smith, Lecturer, UWI Mona Sponsor: Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU Caribbean Diversity and Technology Workshops FIU Technology Fee Grant Faces of Jamaica Online Exhibit

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The Digital Library of the Caribbean www.dloc.comMark V. Sullivan, Application Engineer/Digital Curation Director Laurie N. Taylor, Technical Director Digital Library of the Caribbean marsull@uflib.ufl.edu and laurien@ufl.edu


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