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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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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Social Media & Mobile Apps: Tips & Tools for Innovative Services

A302 – Syncing for Success: Social Media & Mobile Apps: Tips & Tools for Innovative Services Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Summary: As the volume of free online resources continues to grow exponentially, so do the challenges faced by librarians and other information professionals in their task of finding, evaluating, and […]

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The Incredible Jun: A Town that Runs on Social Media

  Reposted from Huffington Post For the last four years, a town in southern Spain has been conducting a remarkable experiment in civic life. Jun (pronounced “hoon”) has been using Twitter as its principal medium for citizen-government communication. Leading the effort is Jun’s Mayor, José Antonio Rodríguez Salas, a passionate believer in the power of […]

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67 Free April Webinars for Library Staff from OCLC WebJunction

In the month of April there is no shortage of webinars offered by WebJunction for library staff to explore and learn something new. Topics are broad based covering areas such as collection development;  management, communication, programming, eresources, fundraising, makerspaces, training & instruction, outreach and technology. Click here to assess program abstracts and full listing of workshop […]

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Announcing…The Cybrarian’s Web Volume 2

Finally I can announce the completion of the second volume of The Cybrarian’s Web 2 (TCW2). Similar in purpose, organization, and content to the first version, TCW2 provides in-depth summaries and analysis of free resources on the web and the practical application and implementation of these resources in libraries and other work environments. While the […]

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