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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Library 2.012 worldwide virtual conference

  Announcing the Library 2.012 worldwide virtual conference, October 3 – 5, 2012. This free conference is being held online, in multiple time zones, over the course of two days (three actual calendar days when including all time zones). To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please 
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Infographic: Social Media Usage by US Region

 Source: MarketingTech Blog While Silicon Valley, New York and Chicago may be the hot-beds of technology, media and advertising, a new survey shows that small and mid-sized businesses in the Great Plains and Southeast are leading the nation in social media adoption. Looking at the national findings, 75% of respondents say their business does not currently […]

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Review of Cybrarian’s Web by Library Science Shelf

“Although books are still the main focus of many librarians, the internet’s presence is more valuable than ever. “The Cybrarian’s Web: An A-Z Guide to 101 Free Web 2.0 Tools and Other Resources” discusses the many ins and outs of pursuing a more complete understanding of the advances in internet technology and how it can […]

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Amazon Forces Unglue.it to Suspend Crowdfunding for Ebooks

      “Amazon Payments has informed us that they will no longer process pledge payments for Unglue.it, forcing us to suspend all active ungluing campaigns,” announced Eric Hellman, president of Gluejar, Inc., the company behind crowdfunding site Unglue.it. The Unglue.it website launched on May 17, 2012, with the goal of “giving ebooks to the […]

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E-books and print books – Buying trends

        Three articles on E-books and demand by consumers reposted from  the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) website More E-book Buyers Buying Print Books After all the e-book fanfare, bookless libraries, and publicized e-reader releases, it looks like the future of reading may not be exclusively electronic after all. E-book consumers are […]

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