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Digital Library Collection

The Digital Library Collection of the Jacksonville Public Library is an electronic gateway to the unique, rare, and fragile materials in the Special Collections departments.

Its mission and goal is to:

  • increase access to rare material
  • assist in preserving these materials by decreasing physical use
  • preserve and extend the lifespan of fragile materials
  • make these materials widely available to the public via the Internet

Florida Collection Online

Materials from the Florida Collection that emphasize Northeast Florida and Jacksonville. The Florida Collection Online includes books, manuscripts, photographs, postcards, maps, and oral histories.

African American Collection Online

Materials from the African American Collection that emphasize the rich history in cultural, educational, political and religious arenas of notable African Americans and related places, events and organizations in the community. The African American Collection Online includes unique resources such as photographs, personal papers, and other primary source materials.