PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – In support of President Ruth Simmons’ 2010 Haitian Studies Initiative and the work of Brown’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Africana Studies Department, Brown University Library has recently become a contributing member of the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC). dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries and private collections.
“Through its contribution to the expansion of dLOC, the Brown Library is taking an important step in building resources on the Caribbean diaspora and furthering the advancement of Caribbean Studies and the Haitian Studies Initiative on campus,” stated Scholarly Resources Librarian, Dominique Coulombe.
The Digital Library of the Caribbean is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-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 currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections in a common web space with a multilingual interface.
The Brown University Library is home to more than 6.8 million print items, plus a multitude of electronic resources and expanding digital archives serving the teaching, research, and learning needs of Brown students and faculty, as well as scholars from around the country and the world.
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