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University of Florida Libraries Support Digital Scholarship: Fourth Profile in ARL Series

Panel on “Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of the Modern Caribbean” at International Conference on Caribbean Literature, November 2013

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the fourth profile in a series highlighting digital scholarship support at ARL member libraries. The latest installment in this series features the work of the University of Florida Libraries.

The University of Florida profile presents a brief history of the evolution of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (CHPS) and the Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) and an overview of the current support provided by these two groups, including information about collaborations, staffing, projects, challenges, and solutions. The University of Florida (UF) piece also describes and links to three selected projects: dLOC: Digital Library of the Caribbean, the UF Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate, and Unearthing St. Augustine.

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About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.

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