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Title: Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) and the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library Presentation Slides
Physical Description: Mixed Material
Language: English
Creator: Losch, Paul
Sullivan, Mark V.
Taylor, Laurie N.
Publisher: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
Publication Date: October 1, 2009
Copyright Date: 2009
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
System ID: UF00095138:00001


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Digital Library of the Caribbean


o 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.

o La Biblioteca Digital del Caribe (dLOC) es una biblioteca digital
cooperative de recursos relacionados con el Caribe y sus alrededores.
dLOC ofrece acceso a versions digitalizadas de materials culturales,
hist6ricos y de investigation sobre el Caribe, que son actualmente
mantenidos en archives, bibliotecas y colecciones privadas.

o La Bibliotheque Numerique des CaraYbes (dLOC) est une bibliotheque
numerique cooperative de resources en provenance et a propos des
CaraYbes et de la region des CaraYbes, permettant d'acceder a la version
numerique de documents culturels, historiques et de recherche caribeens
actuellement presents dans des archives, des bibliotheques et des
collections privees.







What can be found


Agriculture
Maps
Migration
Music & Arts -.
Medicine, Health
Law
Literature
Teaching Guides
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Environment
Economic Development


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Oral Histories
Politics, Government
Race/Class/Gender
Religion
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dLOC History


a Needs
Preservation
Access

D Solutions
Community
network
Technologies
Rights and
responsibilities







dLOC Technological History


" Microfilm
Microfilming on location
UF collected physical materials, filmed in Gainesville

" Caribbean Newspaper Imaging Project
Pre-internet, digital preservation, distributed
on CD

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Distributed digitization, central hosting
and archiving -

o Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library 1
Adding and enhancing functionality, enabled .. i ...... ....
by building on and with dLOC's robust infrastructure






dLOC Future



n Solutions for preservation
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D Need for growth,
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dLOC Immediate Future


E- Growth:
New digital content: Caribbean newspapers, ongoing partner contributions
New collaborations: new partners and connections with existing communities

o Extending, Connecting, Enhancing:
Caribbean Literature and History Working Group (Leah Rosenberg, UF)
Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL)
Haitian partners, FlU, and UF submitted a joint proposal to create the first
online catalog for the Haitian partner libraries
UF Libraries submitted a proposal to host an NEH Digital Humanities Fellow;
project on computational language analysis
UF Libraries releasing a simplified online self-submittal tool; adding support
for simpler materials and complementing the more sophisticated support
available with the toolkit (presentations; lesson plans; primary documents)
Planning to develop outreach and teaching projects with the Florida
Humanities Council
Online exhibit of Cuban and Mexican Film Posters















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