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UWI Mona West Indies and Special Collections

This guide provides an overview to the collections and services of the West Indies and Special Collections Section at The University of the West Indies, Mona Library, Mona Campus.

The Elsa Goveia Reading Room

The West Indies and Special Collections (WISC), established in 1974, brings together in one Section, a number of the Library's special an unique research Collections. The Elsa Goveia Reading Room, the reading are for consulting material from the Collections, is located in an extension which was added to the south of the Main Library building in 1988. In 1989, the reading room was named in memory of the late Professor Elsa Goveia, outstanding West Indian historian and the first woman to be appointed a professor at the University of the West Indies