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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Pew Report: Younger Americans’ reading and library habits

Here is a summary of the pew Report on the reading and library habita of Young Americans. More than eight in ten Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content, especially on […]

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Get your library on Goodreads

Goodreads (one of the leading social book-review websites)  has pledged to help libraries receive greater visibility with their more than 12 million site members. How? Now libraries can create their own “Group” pages, and a library group page will be listed first in a reader’s group listings. In the future, they’ll also highlight libraries that are […]

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25 libraries on Pinterest

 Pinterest is a virtual pin board-style social sharing website that allows users to create, organize, manage and share theme-based image collections. It is one of the fastest growing start up online service currently available. Users (reportedly, the majority of whom are female) have been innovative, using the site to “pin” images, videos and other objects […]

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Library 2.012 Starts Tomorrow, Oct 3 – Worldwide and Free, 150 Sessions + 11 Keynotes

              Library 2.012, the “Future of Libraries” conference, starts tomorrow, Wednesday, October 3rd, at 6:30 am US-Pacific Daylight Time and continues for 40 straight hours. The conference is free to attend, and is held virtually in Blackboard Collaborate. There are  150 presentation sessions and 11 keynote addresses from all over the […]

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Top 25 Twitter Tips for Your Professional Development

          Source: http://www.onlinecollege.org/2012/09/16/top-25-twitter-tips-your-professional-development/ Here is a checklist of  25 ways Twitter can be used as a tool for professional development: Keep your Twitter profile employer-focused: Maximize the space that you have in your profile to share a professional description of yourself. Hobbies show personality, but accomplishments and professional interests might help you […]

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