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  • 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 ...
  • Receive $1500 for Publishing Your Next Article: VT's Open Access Subvention Fund for NLI 2015 Open Access Week 

    McMillan, Gail (2015-10-21)
    If you're writing an article for a scholarly peer-reviewed journal, the university will give you $1500 to publish it in an open access journal. In this session we will review Virginia Tech's Open Access Subvention Fund ...
  • Learning From our Members: A MAE Approach, 

    Hall, Monena; Horowitz, Lisa R.; Lewis, Janice S. (American Library Association, 2014)
  • 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 of ...
  • Towards Use And Reuse Driven Big Data Management 

    Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo A; Kasarda, Mary (2015-06-03)
    We propose a use and reuse driven big data management approach that fuses the data repository and data processing capabilities in a co-located, public cloud. It answers to the urgent data management needs from the growing ...
  • Copyright in Research and Scholarship for Engineering Education Graduate Seminar 

    McMillan, Gail (2015-05-01)
    Copyright in Research and Scholarship for the Engineering Education Graduate Seminar, May 1, 2015.
  • Using Undergraduates to Improve the Library 

    Hall, Monena; Assir, Rashad (2014-06)
    As Virginia Tech University Libraries transition public spaces to more user-focused, service oriented, collaborative spaces, we found it imperative to determine how students use available space, and to develop methods of ...
  • ETD-MARC/Perl Module Design 

    Liao, Yan (Clara); Finn, Mary (Virginia Library Association Meeting 2005, 2005-10-20)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Batch Editing, Loading, and Authority Control 

    Finn, Mary; Doyle, Jana; Reece, Terry (Innovative Users Group Conference 2011, 2007)
  • Batch-Load Authority Control Cleanup Using MarcEdit and LTI 

    Finn, Mary (Routledge, 2009-01)
    Vendor sets of bibliographic records are readily available and must be loaded into our catalogs to provide patron access to the items used most. However, batch-load authority control can be an arduous process because ...
  • The Original “Integrative STEM Education” Definition: Explained 

    Sanders, Mark E. (2015)
    “My work with integrative STEM education began in 1990 with the NSF-funded Technology, Science, Mathematics Integration Project… By 2008, I was convinced “STEM Education” was (and always would be) a hopelessly ambiguous ...
  • TSM Integration Project: Integrating Technology, Science, and Mathematics in the Middle School 

    LaPorte, James E.; Sanders, Mark E. (The Technology Teacher, 1993)
    "Technological knowledge has existed far longer than scientific knowledge. Prior to the 1950s, the majority of the technological inventions and innovations did not rely upon scientific theory for their development. In the ...
  • Science and Technology: A New Alliance 

    Sanders, Mark E. (Science Scope, 1993)
    "The Technology/Science/Math (T/S/M) Integration Project is an attempt to bring these areas together by better coordinating instruction. In doing so, content is more relevant and therefore better internalized by students." ...
  • Integrative STEM Education Defined 

    Sanders, Mark E. (National Dropout Prevention Center, 2013)
    "In operationally defining integrative STEM education, we hope to avoid the gross confusion/ambiguity associated with STEM education. Those who wish to use integrative STEM education to describe instruction must be certain ...
  • STEM, STEM Education, STEMmania 

    Sanders, Mark E. (Technology Teacher, 2008)
    A series of circumstances has once more created an opportunity for technology educators to develop and implement new integrative approaches to STEM education championed by STEM education reform doctrine over the past two decades.
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Technology Education 

    Sanders, Mark E. (Council on Technology Teacher Education, 2003)
    "The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the instructional strategy of the interdisciplinary approach to teaching. The development of education has resulted in a separation of subjects in the school setting. Technology ...
  • Technology, Science, Mathematics Integration 

    LaPorte, James E. (Council on Technology Teacher Education, 1995)
    "The idea of integrating technology, science, and mathematics curricula makes sense from a variety of perspectives. There is growing support from all three school disciplines involved. Moreover, the nature of learning ...
  • Virginia Tech Libraries 

    Nardine, Jennifer T. (2014-07-15)
    A presentation to librarians from the University of Science and Technology of China on Virginia Tech Libraries in general, and developing information literacy practices in particular.

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