The University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) hosts more than 300 outstanding digital collections, containing over 10 million pages, covering over 78 thousand subjects in rare books, manuscripts, antique maps, children's literature, newspapers, theses and dissertations, data sets, photographs, oral histories, and more for permanent access and preservation. Through UFDC, users have free and Open Access to full unique and rare materials held by the University of Florida and partner institutions.
The UF Libraries encourage and support faculty collaboration on digital collections and digital scholarship.
UFDC is constantly growing with new resources, new scholarship, and system enhancements to the Open SourceSobekCM Software. The search box above searches across all the digital resources in all the collections. By clicking on the icons below, you can view and search individual collections.
The University of Florida Library is contributing materials to the Digital Library of the Caribbean project from the University of Florida Digital Collections. The University of Florida holds one of the oldest and largest Caribbean collection in the U.S. Begun before 1930 and designated the Farmington Plan institution for Caribbean materials in the 1950s, UF’s Latin American Collection holds resources on every circum-Caribbean country and culture; and, the Collection continues to grow through a highly active acquisitions program. Its more than 30,000 reels of Caribbean newspaper microfilm are just a small part of the Collection, which also holds rich primary resources in English, French and Spanish, as well as secondary resource in constitutional histories and law, in economics and literature, in culture and religious practices, etc. UF’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences together with its Climate Centers augment the Collection with water and land use, and climate information for the region.