Caribbean Online Catalogues, Libraries and Support



University of the West Indies, St Augustine- Campus Libraries- All databases available.  It has information on 244 data bases


Caribbean Books Foundation – This is a place for the Caribbean and its Diaspora to find wonderful Caribbean books to read.   It encourages support for the Caribbean Authors by buying Caribbean books.  its main focus is literary books.  It provides links to places where books can be sold.


The Caribbean Home Page– one of the most comprehensive Internet Directories relating to this beautiful region. Click the links below, or use our search feature, to find the information you need. There have been 25,184,358 visitors to this site since 1996.

Caribbean writers –   This site has a vision to provide a high ranking on-line market place where these Caribbean writers can make their products and coaching services available.


Forde Library Catalog – University of the Southern Caribbean


Caribbean Nazarene  College  Library -Named after one of our former presidents (whose wife, Modelle Harmon, worked in the library for almost a decade), the Wesley Harmon Library at the Santa Cruz campus houses over 18,000 books, as well as music CDs, DVDs, and periodicals. It also carries copies of undergraduate student theses, and master student practicum reports.


Cyndi’s list – Caribbean – gives information on libraries, museums, documents in the Caribbean– Directory of Major Caribbean Websites– Open directory project for the Caribbean. its boost is that it is the only major directory that is 100% free. There is not, nor will there ever be, a cost to submit a site to the directory, and/or to use the directory’s data. DMOZ data is made available for free to anyone who agrees to comply with our free use license.


National Library and information System Authority – (NALIS).  It has a digital library, special collections and online exhibitions


Fifty Caribbean Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook –  this source book is for sale by Amazon

Caribbean Writers Series – Barnes and Noble-  This is an online listing of Caribbean books with their restrictive prices


Writings of the Caribbean- This site offers biographies, bibliographies, and links to information about some of the most prolific writers of the Caribbean. There are links to information about each of the writers featured on this site and information about the Graduate Multicultural Literature Program at East Carolina University. 


Digital libraries of the Caribbean -The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), established in 2004, is an open access cooperative, multilingual and multi-institutional digitization project of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with open access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections


List of Carnegie libraries in Africa, the Caribbean, and Oceania-

Caribbean Genealogy Library–  This is a resource for roots and culture.  its Mission Statement is to identify, preserve, and provide access to Caribbean genealogy, history, and cultural heritage information resources for the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean, and to promote and encourage their use for family history documentation, education, and scholarship.

Hati Digital Library  -This site, produced by Duke’s Haiti Lab, is meant to serve as a guide and portal to online resources about Haiti, specifically historical materials relating to the country and writings by Haitian authors. It is geared towards providing maximum access to these resources to Haitian readers. It is a work in progress: there is sometimes a lag between uploading documents in English and translating the material into the other languages. We welcome your comments about the organization of the site, as well as suggestions for materials you would like to see digitized and made available online.

The Haiti Memory Project is an  oral history project about the January 12, 2010, earthquake and post-earthquake life. The earthquake is a point-zero in the lives of individual Haitians and in Haitian history; it is a moment that divided time into “before” and “after”. The project attempts to document that change. The result is a collection of over one hundred audio-recorded interviews with Haitians in Port-au-Prince in the summer and fall of 2010.


ACURIL (Association Of Caribbean University, Research And Institutional Libraries) XLII-The mission of the Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) is to promote the growth and development of the library information professional as well as the advancement of library and information services, thereby ensuring access to information for all.


Association of Caribbean University, research and institutional libraries –The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) originated as part of a movement for Caribbean cooperation at the university level, initiated in the late l960’s by the Association of Caribbean Universities (UNICA). At that moment Sir Philip Sherlock, of the University of the West Indies, at Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, was its Secretary General.


Caribbean Collections at the Yale University Library.  This is a guide to collections that support research in the study of the Atlantic world, Caribbean, and related transnational studies.– directory of Caribbean web sites– directory of Caribbean websites

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