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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OCLC: The Library in the Life of the User

OCLC Research has published a new compilation, The Library in the Life of the User: Engaging with People Where They Live and Learn, which represents more than a decade of collaborative work studying the information-seeking behaviors of library users. Compiled and co-authored by Lynn Silipigni Connaway, findings from The Library in the Life of the User […]

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PEW Report – Technology Device Ownership: 2015

A recent report from Pew Research Center on technology device ownership in 2015 makes the following observation: Today, 68% of U.S. adults have a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011, and tablet computer ownership has edged up to 45% among adults, according to newly released survey data from the Pew Research Center. Smartphone ownership is nearing […]

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Google Book-Scanning Project is Legal

      Reposted from Huffington Post Article by Joseph Ax  A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that Google‘s massive effort to scan millions of books for an online library does not violate copyright law, rejecting claims from a group of authors that the project illegally deprives them of revenue. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of […]

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BrainCandy: Useful digital tips and hacks for social media users

    BrainCandy is a useful resource for social media enthusiasts to locate insightful tips and tricks. Visitors to this website have instant access and responsive insights (via video) on  innovative hacks including the following: Creating a story on Snapchat Defying Twitter 140 character limit Turning off notifications in LinkedIn Creating Targeted Facebook posts Pinning favorite Spotify […]

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Nine major social networks broken down by age

Sourced from: Social Media Week For most social networks, the 25-34 age group has control, but not by much. Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest fall into this category. Millennials age 18-24 consist of the most users on SnapChat, Vine, and Tumblr. LinkedIn is the odd-one out, with 35-44 year olds leading the way. What […]

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