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    • Poor Man's Social Network: Consistently Trade Freshness For Scalability 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Liu, Jinyang; Van de Sompel, Herbert; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (USENIX Association, 2012-06)
      Typical social networking functionalities such as feed following are known to be hard to scale. Different from the popular approach that sacrifices consistency for scalability, in this paper we describe, implement, and ...
    • Foundations of Digital Curation 

      Walters, Tyler (Northeast Document Conservation Center. Digital Directions conference., 2012-06-13)
      This track-opening presentation looks at the evolution of digital curation as an approach and perspective on cultural institutions’ value-added services in information management. In particular, the presenter comments on ...
    • Gail McMillan's Faculty Activity Report for FY'12 

      McMillan, Gail (2012-06-29)
    • Pecha Kucha 

      Bailey, Annette; Ogier, Andi (2012-07-12)
      This presentation is about the pecha kucha style of presenting in the pecha kucha format. It is a demonstration for University Libraries' departments to learn about the pecha kucha style of presenting. Each department ...
    • Virginia Tech University Libraries: Discovery Team 4: Technology 

      Miller, Rebecca; Obenhaus, Bruce; Puryear, Jeremiah; Sparrow, Jennifer (2012-08-06)
    • Virginia Tech University Libraries: Discovery Team 3: Knowledge Creation 

      Stovall, Connie; Gilmore, Tracy; Gentry, Wendy; Henshaw, Neal (2012-08-06)
    • Virginia Tech University Libraries: Discovery Team 8: Group Collaboration 

      Thompson, Cheryl; DeBose, Kiri Goldbeck; Hall, Monena; Nardine, Jennifer; Walters, Therese (2012-08-07)
    • Virginia Tech University Libraries: Discovery Team 5: Technology 

      Arnold, Amy; Clatham, Janice; Lener, Ed; Moorefield-Lang, Heather (2012-08-07)
    • Do Open Access ETDs Effect Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences? Preliminary Findings from the 2012 Survey of Academic Journal Editors 

      McMillan, Gail; Ramirez, Marisa L.; Dalton, Joan; Hanlon, Ann; Smith, Heather (15th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2012-09-14)
      In spite of some institutions decade-long policy of providing open public access to ETDs in their online repositories, some faculty advisors and ETD authors are still concerned that unfiltered access to ETDs could diminish ...
    • A Learning Platform: 2nd Floor, Newman Library, Virginia Tech, Conceptual Draft #2 

      Mathews, Brian (2012-10-01)
      Over the Spring 2012 semester the Library published a conceptual draft for second floor renovations to the Newman Library. After working over the summer with students, faculty, and library employees a new draft emerged ...
    • 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 ...
    • Discovery Teams: Summary 

      Hall, Monena; Mathews, Brian (2012-10-19)
      In February 2012 Brian Mathews, Associate Dean for Learning and Outreach, put together a proposal to boost the Library’s research and development efforts and gather insight into students’ potential desires concerning ...
    • 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. ...
    • Copyright in Scholarship 

      McMillan, Gail (2012-11-05)
      You can legitimately use someone else's work in your own when you know about copyright and you understand your rights as well as your responsibilities.
    • Do Open Access ETDs Affect Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences? Findings from the 2012 Survey of Academic Journal Editors 

      McMillan, Gail; Ramirez, Marisa L.; Dalton, Joan; Hanlon, Ann; Smith, Heather; Kern, Chelsea (2012-12-17)
      Although open public access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) has been widely implemented in higher education, some faculty advisors and graduate student authors are still concerned that unfiltered access to ...
    • Archiving the Relaxed Consistency Web 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Van de Sompel, Herbert; Liu, Jinyang; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (ACM, 2013)
      The historical, cultural, and intellectual importance of archiving the web has been widely recognized. Today, all countries with high Internet penetration rate have established high-profile archiving initiatives to crawl ...
    • 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, ...
    • Changing Perspective by Providing the Unexpected 

      Hall, Tracy Michelle; Hall, Monena (2013-04-05)
      In recent years, much research has been done on the changing roles of the library in the academy, focusing heavily on the revitalization brought about by rapid technological trends, information literacy, and overall changing ...