The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), established in 2004, is an open access cooperative, multilingual and multi-institutional digitization project of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with open access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections.
A grant project funded by the U.S. Department of Education Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access, administered by the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University and the Digital Library Center at the University of Florida, together with partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.
Since the earthquake in Haiti (2010), through the dLOC Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative, support has been provided for recovery and preservation of Haitian patrimony in Haiti.
The following partners contributed to this collection:
Archives Nationales d' Haïti Belize National Library Service and Information System Biblioteca National Aruba Bibliotèque Nationale Haïti Bibliothèque Haïtienne des Pères du Saint Esprit Caribbean Community and Common Market Caribbean Region, International Resource Network Caribbean Studies Association College of the Bahamas, Nassau Curaçao Public Library Foundation Florida International University Florida State University Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo HistoryMiami (formerly the Historical Museum of Southern Florida) KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies National Library of Jamaica Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela University of Central Florida University of Florida University of Miami Libraries University of Puerto Rico University of South Florida University of the Netherlands Antilles University of Virgin Islands Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Network