LACC in the Media: Digital archivists work to save rare books, historical documents

The Miami Herald's Audra D.S. Burch profiles "Protecting Haitian Patrimony", the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)’s initiative to support the vulnerable libraries and archives of Haiti following the massively distructive earthquake of January 12, 2010.


Brooke Wooldridge, Project Coordinator for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) at FIU and M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumna

Dr. Chantalle Verna, LACC Associated Assistant Professor and member of LACC's and the Digital Library advisory boards

Dr. Laura Probst, Dean of FIU Libraries and executive committee member of the Digital Library

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Bibliothèque haïtienne des Pères du Saint-Esprit (also known as San Martial).
Courtesy of Dominique Franck Simon, director of the Alumni Association for San Martial College.