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Helping Haiti: The Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative

IQ: The RIM Quarterly
Volume 26 Issue 2 (May 2010)

Abstract: The earthquake which shattered Port au Prince, capital of Haiti, on January 12 also shattered the archives and recordkeeping resources of Haiti. The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) has developed the Protecting Haitian Patrimony (PHP) Initiative to coordinate international efforts to assist with the preservation of Haitian cultural patrimony while respecting local sovereignty. This article summarises actions to date and discusses plans to assist local institutions protect their collections and ensure that future generations will have access to these resources.

To cite this article: Wooldridge, Brooke. Helping Haiti: The Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative [online]. IQ: The RIM Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 2, May 2010: 16-20. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=068868443384328;res=IELBUS> ISSN: 0816-200X. [cited 28 Jun 16].

Personal Author: Wooldridge, Brooke; Source: IQ: The RIM Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 2, May 2010: 16-20 Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 0816-200X Subject: Earthquake damage; Archives--Management; Records--Management; Affiliation: (1) dLoC Project Coordinator, Florida International University, Miami, US

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