About Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis

Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis is Digital Initiatives, Cataloguing and Metadata Services Librarian at the Alma Jordan Library at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

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ACURIL 2018: Open Access in Caribbean Libraries, Archives and Museums: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Directions

CALL FOR PAPERS: http://libguides.uwi.edu/c.php?g=738476&p=5312468 The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) is excited to announce that its 48th Conference, to be held from June 3 – 7, 2018 in beautiful Dominican Republic, will focus on the theme Open Access in Caribbean Libraries, Archives and Museums: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Directions. Globally, Libraries, Archives […]

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ACURIL 2017 – Puerto Rico – June 4-8

Register today to attend ACURIL 2017 in Puerto Rico, June 4-8. Conference theme: Multidisciplinary Research in the Caribbean: A Collaborative Approach. Here are three reasons why you should attend (The 3 C’s) – Continuing Education (professional development opportunities), Contribute (submit a paper, poster, workshop presentation), Collaborate (network with your colleagues from the English, French, Dutch, […]

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Youtube TV

The Google-owned site, known for cat videos and do-it-yourself makeup tutorials, is the latest company to offer a version of cable that looks and feels more like Netflix. Dish, Sony and AT&T already have internet cable alternatives , and Hulu has one coming soon. None of these have yet been huge hits. YouTube is hoping its expertise […]

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Pew Research – Libraries 2016

      New Pew Research reveals that “Public libraries,  should offer programs to teach people digital skills (80%), help patrons learn how to use new creative technologies like 3-D printers (50%) and offer more comfortable places for reading, working and relaxing (57%). Read full report  

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Twitter to Expand 140 character limit to 10,000

          Reposted fr0m Wall Street Journal (WSJ) One of Twitter ‘s most beloved features is set to change: The company is planning to extend its 140-character limit to as many as 10,000, according to a person familiar with the matter. Twitter’s loud and devoted user base was quick to bemoan that such a change […]

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