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Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Collaboratively Developing Intellectual Infrastructure with dLOC www.dloc.com Laurie Taylor dLOC Technical Director Digital Humanities Librarian, UF
Digital Library of the Caribbean dLOC's diverse partners serve an international community of scholars, students, and citizens by working together to preserve and to provide enhanced electronic access to cultural, historical, legal, governmental, and research materials Partner Training Technical Infrastructure Institutional Support
dLOC Quick Facts Content Management System and Long term Preservation 37 Partners Caribbean, Europe and US Over 24 million hits since 2006 Over 1.8 million pages of open access content 13,000 titles with 80,000 items Training Programs Scholarly Collaborations Educational Outreach Shared Governance New Initiatives
dLOC Content Partners 2013 Aug 9 list; current: http:// dloc.com/partners
Scholarly Advisory Board Chair: Dr. Marifeli Perez Stable, Interim Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center; Florida International University, Miami, FL Co Chair: Dr. Phil Williams, Director, Center for Latin American Studies; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Members: Dr Alejandra Bronfman, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada Dr. Eric Duke, Assistant Professor, Department of Africana Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Lloyd Gardner, Manager, Environmental Support Services; Environmental Specialist, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Dr. JoAnne Harris, Profesor Literature, Communication, & Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA Dr. Leah Rosenberg, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Dr. Chantalle Verna, Associate Professor Depts. of History and International Relations, Florida International University, Miami, FL Vacant
dLOC New Additions Panama Canal materials from the Panama Canal Museum and the University of Florida Haitian and Dominican materials from Brown University Vodou Archive with University of Florida and Duke University De classified documents from CARICOM Conservation reports from WIDECAST Haitian Art Digital Archive from FIU LACC
dLOC New Additions National Library of Jamaica Nassau Tribune 1973 1974 The Angelus from the Belize National Library Observador from the National Library of Aruba El Mundo from the University of Puerto Rico Caribbean Review from Florida International University
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Digital Curation Digital curation involves selection and appraisal by creators and archivists; evolving provision of intellectual access; redundant storage; data transformations; and, for some materials, a commitment to long term preservation. Digital Curation and Trusted Repositories: Steps Toward Success Digital Curation and Trusted Repositories: Steps Toward Success (2007) With dLOC Digital Library Collections Online Exhibits
Themes, Formats and Collections Start here to learn more about what collections are online and where we could collaborate to develop new or strengthen existing collections or exhibits.
Haiti: An Island Luminous An Island Luminous is a site to help Created by historian Adam M. Silvia and hosted online by Digital Library of the Caribbean, An Island Luminous combines rare books, manuscripts, and photos scanned by archives and libraries in Haiti and the United States with commentary by over eighty (80) experts.
Guest Curated Exhibits Curated by Dr. Petrine Archer and Claudia Hucke Online: exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/ aboutface
Cuban & Mexican Film Posters online exhibits which provides context for 350 film posters donated to the University of Florida Libraries by Ramn Figueroa. Created by dLOC Exhibits Coordinator, Lourdes Santamaria Wheeler.
dLOC Now and Future Building intellectual infrastructure for Caribbean Studies in the digital age and the age of big data Collaborating with partner institutions, scholars, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, teachers, and more
d LOC Now and Future, Next Steps Getting started with dLOC Try a few sample searches and browses in dLOC: www.dloc.com Explore current dLOC collections/themes Register for mydLOC Collaborate and participate in activities with dLOC Consider your interests for dLOC, intellectual infrastructure, and your next steps