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  • Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study 

    Young, Philip (OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, 2009)
    This paper explores dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian-faculty collaboration currently in progress. Metadata optimization for cataloging, repository submission, and ...
  • The Serials Crisis and Open Access: A White Paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research 

    Young, Philip (2009-12-02)
    This white paper offers an introduction to open access as well as a look at its current development. The open access movement is an attempt to free scholarly communication from restrictions on access, control, and cost, ...
  • Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination 

    Young, Philip (2010-10-12)
    This brief presentation covers the basics of scholarly communication and suggests potential actions by faculty authors, the university, and Faculty Senate. It was followed by an extensive Q&A though there was no subsequent ...
  • The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs 

    Young, Philip; Vilelle, Luke (The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2011-03-04)
    Increased mention of journal clubs in the library literature and the recent creation of clubs at the authors' institutions sparked curiosity about how widespread they are in academic libraries. An online survey announced ...
  • A Survey of Batch Cataloging Practices and Problems 

    Young, Philip (Technical Services Quarterly, 2011-12-01)
    Groups of bibliographic records are added to library catalogs with increasing frequency. Batch cataloging requires knowledge of bulk record transfer as well as current cataloging standards. While more efficient than ...
  • Book summary: Planned Obsolescence by Kathleen Fitzpatrick 

    Young, Philip (2012-09-18)
    This is a 2-page summary of Kathleen Fitzpatrick's book Planned Obsolescence which was prepared for a Library Reading Group meeting on September 12, 2012. The summary also contains links to the projects and tools mentioned ...
  • Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study 

    Young, Philip; Culbertson, Rebecca; McGrath, Kelley (Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2012-09-24)
    When the National Academies Press announced that more than 4,000 electronic books would be made freely available for download, many academic libraries expressed interest in obtaining MARC records for them. Using cataloging ...
  • Introduction to Open Access 

    Young, Philip (2012-10-16)
    This is a general introduction to open access that describes the two roads to OA, self-archiving and publishing in an OA journal. Also covered are predatory publishers and the importance of open licensing. Library services ...
  • Open Access 101 

    Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2012-10-17)
    This short course was provided to faculty, staff, and students during Open Access Week at Virginia Tech to help them (1) gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, (2) increase their ...
  • Open Access E-Books in Academic Libraries 

    Young, Philip; Stovall, Connie (Virginia Libraries Association Annual Conference, 2012-10-26)
    How are open access e-book collections identified and described? This presentation addresses the types of freely accessible electronic books, sources for them, and metadata workflows for adding them to the catalog. ...
  • Introduction to Open Access & Copyright 

    Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2013-02-18)
    In this FDI (Faculty Development Institute) class at Virginia Tech, the goal is for attendees to gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, increase their mastery of their copyrights, ...
  • Promoting Universal Knowledge for All: Open Access Week 2012 at Virginia Tech 

    Miller, Rebecca K.; Goldbeck DeBose, Kyrille; Hall, Nathan; Lindblad, Purdom; Scripa, Allison; Speer, Julie; Young, Philip (Virginia Libraries, 2013-06)
    This article describes the events and activities organized by the University Libraries for Virginia Tech's first Open Access Week celebration in 2012.
  • Open Access Policy Summary 

    Young, Philip (2013-08-05)
    This is a five-minute statement advocating for a mandatory article archiving policy read to the Library Faculty Association at Virginia Tech prior to a vote among it, a voluntary policy, and no policy.
  • The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries 

    Young, Philip (2013-09-27)
    The philosophy of openness, or information sharing, has a long history but in recent years has gained unprecedented momentum (as well as criticism) in the online environment. This presentation examines specific opportunities ...
  • Introduction to Open Access and Copyright 

    Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2013-10-21)
    This presentation introduces open access and copyright and was given as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Virginia Tech.
  • Student Publishing: An Open, Global Learning Module 

    Young, Philip; Walz, Anita R.; Hover, Paul; Nardine, Jennifer; Pennington, Scott (Dean's Forum on Global Engagement, Virginia Tech, 2014-03-27)
    The University Libraries is contributing a learning module on student publishing to the international course “Open Knowledge”, organized by the Public Knowledge Project. The course, scheduled to begin in September 2014, ...
  • Scholarly Publishing Trends: A Conversation 

    Young, Philip (2015-10-22)
    Profound changes are occurring in the production, dissemination, and evaluation of research. This session invites participants to bring their experiences and questions to a conversation on issues affecting their peer-reviewed ...