This collection holds video and audio recordings, slide presentations, and handouts from workshops, talks, presentations, and other events held in Newman Library at Virginia Tech.

Recent Submissions

  • World Digital Preservation Day 2020 Lightning Talks 

    Menzies, Luke; Coleman, R. Shane; Dietz, Kira A.; Guimont, Corinne; Saverot, Maureen; Ng, Wen Nie; Ogle, J. Todd; Tuttle, James; Kinnaman, Alex (2020-11-05)
    World Digital Preservation Day is an annual celebration of digital preservation hosted by the Digital Preservation Coalition. This is a series of short lightning talks by Virginia Tech University Libraries personnel on ...
  • Virginia Research Library Sustainable Scholarship Virtual Forum 

    Butler, Brandon; Cooper, Carrie; Frazer, Stuart; Knott, Teresa L.; Nowviskie, Bethany; Unsworth, John; Walters, Tyler; Zenelis, John (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-10-02)
    Representatives from seven Virginia universities will soon be in contract negotiations with Elsevier, the largest science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scholarly publisher. Working as a group, the University ...
  • Read Out Loud: Escaping the Nazis 

    Nichols, Bradley J.; Wright de Hernandez, Anthony; Corral, Ana (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-04-06)
    Reading Out Loud: Escaping the Nazis features readings from Ruth Wolman’s Crossing Over: An Oral History of Refugees from Hitler’s Reich and Michael Dobbs’ The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz and a Village Caught In Between. ...
  • Queer Conspiracies?: Lesbians and Gay Men in Nazi Germany 

    Huneke, Samuel Clowes; Wright de Hernandez, Anthony (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-04-02)
    [Note: This session occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic shortly after the majority of university instruction in the United States had moved online. During the session, individuals joined the online meeting to intentionally ...
  • American Immigration and Refugee Policy Throughout the Holocaust 

    Walters, Kathryn Perry; Wright de Hernandez, Anthony (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-03-19)
    Guest speaker Kathryn Perry Walters discusses American immigration policy throughout the Holocaust, specifically focusing on refugee practices. The United States government’s role in the Jewish Refugee Crisis of the 1930s ...
  • World Digital Preservation Day 2019 Lightning Talks 

    Kinnaman, Alex; Menzies, Luke; Tuttle, James; Saverot, Maureen; Petters, Jonathan L.; Young, Philip; Guimont, Corinne (2019-11-07)
    In celebration of World Digital Preservation Day, seven Virginia Tech University Library personnel from four different Library departments will present five-minute lightning talks covering various practical and unique ...
  • What's the Big Deal? Global Trends and Movements Shaping Higher Ed 

    Butler, Brandon (Virginia Tech, 2019-10-23)
    For the last two decades, research institutions have been buying research the same way consumers have been buying television: in big bundles. And like big cable packages, these bundles have become bloated with content ...
  • The Beautiful Truths of Sherwood Anderson 

    Taylor, W. D. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-05-02)
    This event celebrates the life and legacies of author Sherwood Anderson, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Winesburg, Ohio. The University Libraries will host a lecture by Dr. W. D. Taylor and announce the publication ...
  • Jeans Noticeably Absent: The Story of Denim Day 1979 

    Silas, Caroline; Foster, Kevin; Kelly, Nancy; Beadle, Scott; Acosta, Olga; Alvarez, Andrew; Wood, Sherry; Sewell, Edward H.; Brown, Sueann; Critchfield, Steve; Barroso, Lisa; Barroso, Mark; Vachon, Helene; Noll, Steve; Forte, Joseph; Ridings, Adrian; Wright de Hernandez, Anthony; Lellock, John Slade; Hakeem, Danya; Goode, Eliza; Robidoux, Carol; Rinehart, Susanna (Virginia Tech, 2019-04-05)
    This stage production included readings of contemporaneous newspaper articles about Denim Day in 1979 and clips from the Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection. It features stories from some of the original ...
  • VT Authors Event 2018 

    Walters, Tyler; Clarke, Cyril; Johnson, Sylvester; Potter, Peter J.; Walz, Anita R.; Ellingson, Steve; Agmon, Danna; Ewing, E. Thomas; Hofer, Stefanie; Giminez Smith, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-21)
    The 13th Annual University Libraries’ VT Authors Recognition event honors authors of books published in 2017 as well as authors of articles published through the University Libraries' Open Access Subvention Fund. The ...
  • Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation 

    Jhangiani, Rajiv (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Education practices (OEP) have emerged as a transformational force in higher education. Whereas, higher education promises to be an instrument for economic and social mobility, in reality our institutions reinforce ...
  • Transforming Open Publishing Environments: VT Open Access Subvention Fund Awards at the Authors Recognition Event 2015 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2015-02-24)
    VT faculty, staff, and students who received support to make their articles open access were acknowledged at the Feb. 24, 2015, annual Authors Recognition Day. Virginia Tech Libraries, in partnership with the Office ...
  • Community Alignment ANADP 

    Halbert, Martin; Bicarregui, Juan; Anglada, Lluis; Duranti, Luciana (2014-02-20)
    Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation: An Action Assembly Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia) November 18-20, 2013, Barcelona, Spain
  • Histories of the Dustheap 

    Mazzolini, Elizabeth (2014-02-18)
    Visiting professor Elizabeth Mazzolini discusses her co-edited book "Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice" (MIT Press). Introduced by Lesley Moyo, University Libraries, and Tom Ewing, ...
  • Engineers of Change 

    Wisnioski, Matthew H. (2014-02-18)
  • Open Access Graduate Student Panel 2013 

    Georgakis, Stephanie; Lawrence, Jennifer; Nicholson, Josh (2014-02-18)
    For Open Access Week 2013, a panel of graduate students featuring Stephanie Georgakis, Jennifer Lawrence, and Josh Nicholson discussed issues of openness and publishing. Moderated by Purdom Lindblad, University Libraries.
  • Open Access Faculty Panel 2013 

    Panel Presentation
  • Open Access Altmetrics 

    Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
  • Network Enabled Research 

    Neylon, Cameron (2014-02-04)

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