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    • 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. ...
    • 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.
    • Open Access Week Library Survey (June 24, 2013) 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-06-11)
      Ten multiple-choice questions about what activities the library might sponsor during Open Access Week 2013
    • Open Archives Initiative 

      McMillan, Gail (2000-06-01)
      This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Open Textbooks and Beyond: Access Affordability, and Academic Success 

      Walz, Anita R. (2015-04-08)
      Student success depends in part on student access to learning materials. This presentation showed the impact of decreased state subsidization of tuition in higher education by the number of hours students would need to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optimize Access to Your Published Research: Author Rights for Life & Health Sciences 

      Pannabecker, Virginia (2014-10-27)
      As VT Life Sciences & Health Sciences faculty, researchers, and graduate students, your work is geared towards addressing questions, problems, and discoveries that are important to Virginia communities, and to our global ...
    • 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 ...
    • PLN Members and the ARL Digital Preservation Survey Preliminary Findings 

      McMillan, Gail (2011-10-24)
      Because there is relatively little information gathered or reported about digital preservation practices and policies, we proposed and conducted the 1st Association of Research Libraries (ARL) SPEC survey on digital ...
    • 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 ...
    • Poster Presentation: University Libraries Spring 2014 Survey 

      Walz, Anita R. (2015-01-13)
      The Office of Assessment, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, conducted a libraries usage and satisfaction survey in March & April 2014. The purpose of this study was to collect information about the satisfaction of ...
    • Preconference: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Libraries 

      Walz, Anita; DeLaurenti, Kathleen; Cassidy, Tara; Fair, Stephanie; McCulley, Lucretia; Yeager, Joy; Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2015-10-21)
      This presentation was given as a preconference session at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference 2015. Librarians of all types can benefit from learning about the Open Educational Resources movement: what ...
    • Preserving the Culinary History of Virginia: An Archivist's Perspective 

      Dietz, Kira A. (2011-02)
      Presentation for the Southern Humanities Council, February 2011
    • Professional Development Needs of Online Instruction Librarians 

      Herzog, Andy; Jackson, John; Johnson, Megan; Miller, Rebecca; Symons, Diana; Wilson, Amber (2012-06)
    • Publishing Services from the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship 

      McMillan, Gail; Lawrence, Anne (2013-10-22)
      If you want to publish a journal or conference proceedings online, the library can help you. OJS, Open Journal Systems, and OCS, Open Conference Systems, are software and support that is available from the Center for Digital ...
    • Raising OER Awareness: VT Libraries and Beyond 

      Walz, Anita R. (OpenVA, 2014-10-18)
      This presentation highlights the first year of exploration into a possible Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative at the University Libraries, Virginia Tech. Key messages to convey while raising OER awareness include: ...