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 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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Digital Revolution – Impact Worldwide

A new World Bank report says that while the internet, mobile phones and other digital technologies are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world, the anticipated digital dividends of higher growth, more jobs, and better public services have fallen short of expectations, and 60% of the world’s population remains excluded from the ever-expanding digital economy. According […]

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