Collaboratively Developing Data Curation Literacy with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Laurie Taylor dLOC Technical Director Digital Humanities Librarian, Univ. Florida www.dloc.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 352.273.2902
ACURIL 2014 Libraries, Archives and Museums: Gateways to Information Literacy (Theme) (Sub)Theme III: redefinition of information literacy and cultural heritage in forming partnerships and alliances in a changing and technological
Digital Library of the Caribbean dLOC's diverse partners serve an international community of scholars, students, and peoples by working together to preserve and to provide enhanced electronic access to cultural, historical, legal, governmental, and research materials. dLOC's partners collaborate with scholars and teachers to promote and perform educational outreach for Caribbean Studies, create new works of digital scholarship, and develop other research and teaching initiatives. Partner Training Shared Infrastructures Institutional Support
Data Curation Literacy and the Archival Cycle Hunter, Gregory S. Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives. New York, London: Neal Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2004.
dLOC Quick Facts Content Management System and Long term Preservation 38 Partners Caribbean, Europe and US Over 39 million hits since 2006 Over 2 million pages of open access content 14,000 titles with 86,000 items Training Program: Digitization, Data Curation, and More Scholarly Collaborations Educational Outreach Shared Governance
dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy Communities (Partners, Trainings, Teaching, Engagement) Technologies Intellectual Infrastructure
SobekCM: Cyberinfrastructure : SobekCM repository, digital asset management, content management software ; sustainable preservation and access, open interoperability; tools for data curation by the community Curator tools: online tools for curators and collaborators (partners, scholars, etc.), with support for training and collaboration with different user levels, including patron user tools dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy: Technologies
dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy: Intellectual Infrastructure dLOC Themes, Formats, & 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.
CARIFESTA Archive The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) is a roving multi disciplinary art festival which has been held in various CARICOM countries since its establishment in 1972. and country reports, articles extracted from magazines, correspondence, press releases, information leaflets, presentations at Symposia, programs various CARIFESTA themes; posters, photographs & newspaper clippings.
Collaborative Digital Scholarship 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.
Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, & the Making of Modern Caribbean Literature Course broader initiative to make visible to other teachers and scholars new ways of incorporating archival material into research on Caribbean literature and culture. want to use the project to intervene more broadly in the way Caribbean literary scholarship imagines the Caribbean cultural diaspora and interrogates the ways in which both traditional and colonial archival sources shape the stories we can tell about the Caribbean region We hope our experiment will sow the seed for future collaborative courses involving students at institutions in the Caribbean, Panama, China, and/or India, capable of working with relevant documents from -Rhonda Cobham Sander
Panama Silver, Asian Gold Many Communities: Developed by Rhonda Cobham Sander, Amherst College; Leah Rosenberg, Univ. of Florida; & Donette Francis, Univ. of Miami; with their librarians Taught: Fall 2013; 3 collaborating classes Spring 2014, at UF Teaching materials added to dLOC for others teaching Caribbean Studies Student assignments build from and enhance resources in dLOC
dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy: Communities Meeting of Course Collaborators with SAMAAP at the West Indian Museum in Panama City, Nov. 2013
dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy: Communities dLOC Advanced Training Institute, July 2013
dLOC Collaboration for Data Curation Literacy: Communities dLOC Partner Training in Haiti (April 2014) Digital Scholarship collaboration expands to new communities and a new, physical exhibit
Critical Importance of Collaboration dLOC communities, collaborations, support data curation literacy broadly through community activities and connections with other communities: dLOC Advanced Training Institutes dLOC Partner Training Virtuous circles of connected communities, engaging scholars, students, educators, information professionals, cultural heritage professionals, and the public
Collaborate & CELEBRATE with dLOC Happy 10 th Birthday to dLOC! Interested in collaborating, please contact: dLOC@fiu.edu
Collaboratively Developing Data Curation Literacy with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Taylor 1 Title: Collaboratively Developing Data Curation Literacy with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Name of presenter: Laurie N. Taylor Employer and/or institutional affiliation: University of Florida Mailing address: UF Smathers Libraries; P.O. Box 117000; Gainesville, FL 32611 USA E mail address: Laurien@ufl.edu Telephone number: 352.273.2902 Abstract: Information literacy encompasses traditional literacy (being able to read and write) as well as literacies related to technologies, media forms, cultures, and more. Digital Preservation i s Cultural Literacy Kari Kraus explains the critical importance of wide community engagement ensure ongoing acc 1 Kraus focuses on outreach to primary schools for education on digital preservation and cultural literacy. Professionals in lib raries, archives, and museums perform outreach, support education, and provide the expertise and resources for information literacy for all members of th e community: students in primary and secondary school teachers and professors, and many others in many other roles in the wider community As a collaborative, international digital library, the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) promotes and supports information literacy and cultural heritage through the work of the partner institutions and through collaborations with professors and scholars in performing data curation of cultural heritage and research materials, and in teaching and promoting data cur ation as part of information literacy in the digital age. This presentation will cover several examples of 1 Huffington Post (April 26, 2012): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kari kraus/digital preservation is cultural literacy_b_1455752.html
Collaboratively Developing Data Curation Literacy with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Taylor 2 collaborative projects and activities that support data curation literacy. dLOC partners in collaboration with teachers and scholars undertake the se activities and projects to share primary cultural heritage materials online as well as undertaking the work to cre ate and share complementary scholarly works The complementary scholarly works provide context and support overall intellectual access serving as the scaffolding and framework to enable cultural literacy so that readers can both read and understand the cultural significance of the primary source materials This presentation will cover specific collaborative projects supported through d LOC as well as specific examples of data curation activities and a discussion of how secondary works provide intellectual access.