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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IFLA Trend Report

                  The IFLA Trend Report identifies five top level trends which will play a key role in shaping our future information ecosystem: TREND 1 New Technologies will both expand and limit who has access to information. TREND 2 Online Education will democratise and disrupt global learning. TREND 3 The boundaries of privacy […]

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I am a Social Librarian – Infographic

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Call for Speakers Open – Computers in Libraries 2014 – Hack the Library

Information Today, Inc., the key provider of technology conferences for more than thirty years with Internet Librarian and KMWorld, recently  sent out a call for proposals for  the 29th annual Computers in Libraries  conference. The theme, Hack the Library!, highlights the creative solutions, technologies and practices that those working with computers in libraries or libraries in […]

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Younger Americans’ Library Habits and Expectations

        “Americans ages 16-29 are heavy technology users, including in using computers and internet at libraries. At the same time, most still read and borrow printed books, and value a mix of traditional and technological library services”. Read more details in the latest PEW report titled Younger Americans’ Library Habits and Expectations. […]

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PEW Report : Teens, Social Media, and Privacy

        Overview Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information. Despite taking these privacy-protective actions, teen social media users do not express a high […]

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