About the Author

Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis

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. She is the author of several refereed journal articles on public and national libraries in the Caribbean and in 2007 served as co-editor of the book Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges, and Choices  (Information Today, Inc.), which received the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) Award for Excellence in Research and Publication. She is also the author of the blog Caribbean Connector created to connect Caribbean librarians and serve as a clearinghouse to deliver information directly to their desktops.

Cheryl has given conference presentations on a diverse array of library-related topics including Web 2.0 and libraries, core competencies for librarians, digitizing library collections, information management, and Caribbean public libraries. A member of both the American Library Association (ALA) and ACURIL, her continuing interest in emerging technologies has led to the publication of two volumes of The Cybrarian’s Web.