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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E-book – new services

As the ebooks universe continue to evolve unabated it is a challenge for librarians to keep up with e-news regarding new technologies & tools, formats,   ebook production technology, and subscription platforms. Paula Hane does a great job of keeping us up to date wtih the latest trends and challenges. In here latest article Expanding Options for Ebooks she identifies […]

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Another South Carolina State Library Report Released

The South Carolina State Library has recently published a report titled, Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users. The report provides quantitative and qualitative data gathered from library staff members in the U.S. to determine how libraries are employing a variety […]

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Case Study in Social Media Demographics

Here is an interesting graphic depicting the “ Case Study in Social Media Demographics”.  Data is provided for popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Linkedin, Reddit and digg. View original post at: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/social-media-demographics-infographic/41185/

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Learning 2.0 Program finds success Australia

Here is an interesting research article on the Learning 2.0 Program at work in Australia. Written by Michael Stephens and Warren Cheetham, the article titled The Impact and Effect of Learning 2.0 Programs in Australian Public Libraries states two important points in its conclusion   libraries  are now using the [Web 2.0] tools to varying degrees of success […]

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Time Magazine 50 Best Websites of 2011

      Once again, Time Magazine has done the IT world a great service in listing the 50 best websites of 2011.  Read the full list with summary of each tool on the magazine’s website. Music & Video 8tracks HBO GO Howcast My Damn Channel Turntable.fm Family & Kids CafeMom Dear Photograph Poptropica Proust […]

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