Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) Workshop & Presentation for ACURIL 2013

Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) Workshop & Presentation for ACURIL 2013


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Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) Workshop & Presentation for ACURIL 2013
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Wooldridge, Brooke
Taylor, Laurie N.
Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries ( ACURIL )
Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Miami, FL
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Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) Workshop & Presentation for ACURIL 2013, supported by the ACURIL IT SIG ( Information Technology Special Interest Group ).

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