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  • FERPA and Student Work: Considerations for Electronic Theses and Dissertations 

    Ramirez, Marisa; McMillan, Gail (D-Lib Magazine, 2010-02)
    Information privacy is an important consideration when transitioning university collections from paper to electronic access. Yet the protection of — and limits to — student privacy regulations have rarely been addressed ...
  • Flipping for Health: Hands-On Library Research Sessions 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Barroso, Cristina S.; Lehmann, Jessica (2014-10-30)
    In Spring 2014, a health sciences librarian planned five library research sessions for undergraduate and graduate courses, using the flipped classroom method. This lightning talk will summarize sessions and present example ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Framework for Analyzing any U.S. Copyright Problem 

    Walz, Anita R. (2015-08)
    This framework lists five-steps which in order may assist anyone in navigating where to begin regarding a "can I use it?" U.S. Copyright problem. It is adapted (links added) from a guide with the same name © 2014 Kevin ...
  • From Bodleian to Idea Stores: The Evolution of English Library Design 

    Miller, Rebecca K. (Library Student Journal, 2008-01)
    Library architecture, along with planning and design, is a significant consideration for librarians, architects, and city and institutional planners. Meaningful library architecture and planning has a history as old and ...
  • The Future of MARC: R.I.P. or Let her Rip? 

    Finn, Mary (Virginia Libraries, 2004-01)
    The 39th Annual Potomac Technical Processing Librarians Meeting—"The Future of MARC: R.I.P. or Let Her Rip?"—took place in Washington D.C. on October 31, 2003, with speakers Roy Tennant and Rebecca Guenther. Tennant manages ...
  • Gail McMillan's Faculty Activity Report for FY'12 

    McMillan, Gail (2012-06-29)
  • Get Creative (and stay legal): Copyright Compliance with Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources 

    Walz, Anita R. (2014-08-20)
    This presentation provides an overview of open licensing within the context of copyright-related questions, most frequently: "Can I use it?" The presentation reviews copyright basics, introduces faculty to open licensing ...
  • The Hokie Nation Speaks: User Assessment of University Library Facilities, Services, and Resources 

    Walz, Anita R.; Gilbert, Charla (2015-02-13)
    A vast range of resources, services, and facilities are available from University Libraries at Virginia Tech. How do library patrons actually use library resources, services and facilities?  And what else do library users ...
  • "How to Cook a Husband:" Household Management in the Culinary History Collection 

    Dietz, Kira A. (2011-02)
    Presentation given for the Peacock Harper Culinary Friends Group, February 2011.
  • Hubs and centers as transitional change strategy for library collaboration 

    Speer, Julie; Mathews, Brian; Walters, Tyler (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries, 2013-04-18)
    Libraries of science and technology universities worldwide are adapting to a changing environment where cyberinfrastructure, eResearch, and new technology-intensive approaches to teaching and learning are transforming the ...
  • Integrating the Library into Online and Distance Learning Environments 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2014-10-30)
    An overview of library roles in distance and online education based on examples from two higher education universities.
  • International Students vs. American Graduate Students: a user study at Virginia Tech 2005 

    Liao, Clara; Finn, Mary; Jun, Lu (Association of Research Libraries, 2006-09)
    This user study is based on empirical data collected from an online survey conducted between April 7 and May 28, 2005 at Virginia Tech. The goal of this comparative study is to investigate how graduate students from diverse ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • An Investigation of ETDs as Prior Publications: Findings from the 2011 NDLTD Publishers' Survey 

    McMillan, Gail; Ramirez, Marisa L.; Dalton, Joan; Read, Max; Seamans, Nancy H. (14th International Symposium on ETDs, 2011-09)
    Do publishers and editors of scholarly journals view theses and dissertations that are readily available on the Internet and through convenient Web browsers as prior publications? This has been a topic of discussion for ...
  • LCA Metadata: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Lohrey, Melissa (National Agricultural Library (U.S.), 2014-10-06)
    Metadata is essential for resource management, discovery, and usability. Descriptive metadata is especially important for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies, which rely on precise measurements, calculations, and contextual ...
  • 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 ...
  • Model for Developing Data Management Policy Language 

    Mann, Wendy; Corey, Bill; Wilson, Tom; Hall, Nathan (Research Data Access and Preservation Summit, 2013-04-05)
    Representatives from four ASERL and SURA member academic libraries analyzed existing institutional data management policies in order to develop model data management policy language. This poster outlines milestones and a ...