Digital Library Services Centre

  Mission Statement

The University of the West Indies Digital Library Services Centre (DLSC) is dedicated to the production, maintenance, delivery and preservation of digital information resources in support of the University's teaching, research and learning goals.


The Digital Library Services Centre (DLSC) located at the Main Library, St. Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies creates and manages digital collections for the Libraries, in support of the University's teaching, research and learning needs. The establishment of the Digital Library Services Centre is in keeping with the Campus Libraries’ strategic objectives to:

  • Create, select, acquire, organize and preserve information resources to meet current and emerging teaching, learning and research needs
  • Continue to upgrade and enhance the current infrastructure for ICT within the Campus Libraries with particular emphasis on the provision of access to information resources and research
  • Develop mechanisms to improve research support from the Campus Libraries

Our services and activities include:

  • digitizing West Indiana primary research materials
  • converting images, text, audio and video into digital content
  • assigning metadata based on standards and best practices
  • planning and implementation of digitization projects
  • implementation and maintenance of the UWI institutional repository
  • organizing digital collections for access and preservation of content

 

 

 

Location: Room 224, Main Library, The University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
Phone: (868) 662 2002 X 84243
Email: dlsc@sta.uwi.edu

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