Cheryl Peltier-Davis is Archives and Digital Librarian at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She is the author of several refereed journal articles on public and national libraries in the Caribbean. In 2007, she collaborated with her colleague Shamin Renwick to co-edit the book Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges, and Choices, which was published by Information Today, Inc., and which received the Association of Caribbean Libraries, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) award for Excellence in Research and Publication.
She has given conference presentations on a diverse array of library-related topics—Web 2.0 and libraries, core competencies for librarians, digitizing library collections, information management and Caribbean public libraries. She is the author of the blog Caribbean Connector, which was created to connect Caribbean librarians and serve as a clearinghouse to deliver information directly to their desktops.
Her professional association memberships include the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (an ALA division), the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and the Association of Caribbean University, Research, and Institutional Library (ACURIL). She has served as co-chair of the ACURIL Special Interest Group on Academic Libraries since 2002.
Cheryl has a BA from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, and an MLS from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.