The following institutions provide a wealth of information about and digitized materials related to the Cuban Experience in Florida:
Florida International University, Cuban Research Institute
The Cuban Research Institute (CRI), within the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) of Florida International University, is the nation’s leading institute for research and academic programs on Cuban and Cuban-American issues. Since its founding in 1991, a blend of scholarship and the singular resources of the Greater Miami community have enabled the CRI to produce an exceptional level of research and public programs.
U.S. Immigration Service, History of Cuban Immigration to the United States
This site provides a broad overview of the history of Cuban immigration to the United States.
University of Florida, Latin American Collection
The Latin American Collection at the University of Florida ranks among the finest in the world. It contains approximately 500,000 volumes, 1,100 current / active serial titles, some 50,000 microforms, and a growing amount of computer-based information and access.
University of Florida, Digital Library of the Caribbean
The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.
University of Miami, Digital Collections on Cuba and Cuban Heritage
Cuban Heritage Collection contains manuscripts, photographs, letters, maps and other digitized resources held by the University of Miami Libraries.
University of South Florida, Ybor City Oral Histories
As a major contribution to the University of South Florida Oral History Program, the Ybor City Oral History Project provides primary source material about a culturally rich and diverse historic community in Tampa.
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Florida Electronic Library (FEL)
The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues. The Florida Electronic Library offers information for all age groups, including homework help for students and resources for teachers.
Publication of Archival Library and Museum Materials (PALMM)
PALMM is a cooperative initiative of the public universities of Florida to provide digital access to important source materials for research and scholarship. PALMM projects may involve a single university or may be collaborative efforts between a university and partners within or outside of the state university system. PALMM projects create high-quality virtual collections relevant to the students, research community and general citizenry of Florida.
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