Welcome to UWISpace, The University of the West Indies Institutional Repository for Research and Scholarship

This archive was established by the UWI Libraries to support the dissemination of knowledge by providing open access to the digitally preserved intellectual output of the University. Here we aim to collect together in one place the research and scholarship of members of the UWI community. UWISpace provides a platform for the collection, organisation, access and preservation of scholarly information in digital formats.

Departments and individuals wishing to deposit their research material in the UWISpace archive can email the administrators, or phone (868) 662 2002, Exts. 84419, 82241, 82215 at The Alma Jordan Library, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.

All items in the UWISpace repository are protected by original copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Courtesy: The Caribbean Charts and Engravings Circa 1555-1818. The Alma Jordan Library. The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
 

Recent Submissions

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Foursquare Sugar Factory yard. St. Philip, Barbados, West Indies.
(The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.) The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.
Features an image of heaps of sugar cane at various points in the Foursquare Sugar Factory yard, St. Philip, Barbados. Men are at strategic points in the yard. A number of truck trailers loaded with cane are seen in front of the factory. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard HP £8 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Sunshine Ltd., Barbados, West Indies. Printed in Barbados by Cot Printery Ltd.
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Birth Stories of Trinidad and Tobago: Gloria Copeland
(The University of the West Indies, Saint, Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago, 2018) Copeland, Gloria
Gloria Copeland is an independent midwife with over four decades of experience in the field, who first trained at the San Fernando General Hospital. She is also one of the founding members of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Midwives (TTMA).
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Birth Stories of Trinidad and Tobago: Veronica, Aisha and Gloria
(The University of the West Indies) Veronica Jobity; Gloria Copeland; Aisha Mills
Conversation with midwives Veronica Jobity and Gloria Copeland and mother, Aisha Mills.
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Birth Stories of Trinidad and Tobago: Veronica Jobity
(The University of the West Indies) Veronica Jobity
Veronica Jobity, who has been a midwife for over three decades, practices within the San Fernando area. She shares what led her to become a midwife and her experiences a midwife practitioner.
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Birth Stories of Trinidad and Tobago: Tabitha Jael Micah Wight
(The University of the West Indies) Tabitha Jael Micah Wight
Tabitha Jael Micah Wight began her training as a doula in 2016. She is an independent doula; she recounts her first experience as a doula and how from that experience she learned how important it is to meet the mother two sessions before they give birth. She also talks about building trust with her clients and the interventions during the birthing process.