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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Alternative search engines to Google

                Editor of  ITI e-newsletter NewsBreaks Paula Hane provides a number of viable options to the Google search engine in her article Expand Your Search Engine Options  Here is a quick summary: DuckDuckGo The search engine with the funny name, DuckDuckGo, has a serious mission—protect users’ privacy. It’s very […]

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Project Gutenburg Authors Community Cloud Library

        Project Gutenberg, developers of the first online platform for free eBooks, has progressed to the next logical step and created a free self publishing portal for authors. The purpose of this portal referred to as the Authors Community Cloud Library is to “create a cloud service for contemporary writers to share […]

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Social Media Week

Enabling Social Change with Social Media

  Source: Huffington Post – Enabling Social Change with Social Media: An Interview with Toby Daniels, the Founder of Social Media Week Toby Daniels, founder of the event Social Media Week is an entrepreneur whose mission is to  bring social media tools into the hands of individuals, businesses and non profits. In his own words “”These […]

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Libraries, patrons and e-books – PEW Report

            Summary of findings from the latest Pew report on libraries, patrons, e-books: 58% of Americans have a library card, and 69% say that their local library is important to them and their family. Library card holders use more technology, and they report that they read more books. 12% of readers […]

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Demandforce Infographic: Power Users Shall Inherit the Internet: Introducing the Facebook Power User

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