• The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Model: Leveraging Strong Governance for Procedural Justice to Strengthen the Community of Practice for Diversity and Inclusivity in Digital Libraries

  • Presenters
    • Brian W. Keith, Associate Dean for Administration & Faculty Affairs, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
    • Laurie N. Taylor, Digital Scholarship Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
  • Description

    This poster will introduce the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC; www.dloc.com), a collaborative, international digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean, providing access and ensuring preservation for Caribbean cultural, historical, and research materials from archives, libraries, museums, and private collections. It will provide an overview of dLOC’s contents, functionality, and robust governance structure for inclusivity and diversity as a unique case study and model for digital libraries.

  • Format
    Poster
  • Track
    • Collections and Access