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    • Facilitate Cross-Repository Big Data Discovery and Reuse 

      Xie, Zhiwu (Virginia Tech, 2013-03-13)
      Researchers have accumulated large amount of observational, experimental, and simulation data. Much effort has been made to collect, curate, preserve, and provide open access to them, but putting the data online is only ...
    • Faculty appointment guidelines 

      VT University Libraries (University Libraries, 2011-07-22)
    • 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 ...
    • FishTraits version 2: integrating ecological, biogeographic and bibliographic information 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Frimpong, Emmanual A.; Lee, Sunshin (ACM, 2013-07-22)
      In this paper we describe the new development of FishTraits. Originating from an ecological database that documents and consolidates more than 100 traits for 809 fish species, the new version focuses on the integration of ...
    • FLIP THE MODEL: Strategies for Creating and Delivering Value 

      Mathews, Brian (2013-10-28)
      Academic libraries are encountering a critical inflection point. In our case it isn’t a single technology that is disrupting our established system, but a barrage of advancements in publishing, pedagogy, and user preferences. ...
    • The Flipped Classroom: Student-Driven Library Research Sessions for Nutrition Education 

      Pannabecker, Virginia; Barroso, Cristina S.; Lehmann, Jessica (Taylor & Francis Online, 2014-12)
      This article reports on the use of a flipped classroom technique to teach library research skills to upper-level undergraduate nutrition students. A public university Health Sciences librarian and two Nutrition faculty ...
    • 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 ...
    • [Food groups recipes] 

      United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Agriculture., 2012-05-03)
      In 2011, My Plate replaced the Food Pyramid as a visual representation for the USDA Dietary Guidelines. This publication, a group of recipes based on this new division of food groups, reflects the effort of the USDA 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fundamentals of Business 

      Skripak, Stephen J. (Virginia Tech, 2016-05)
      Fundamentals of Business (2016) is an openly licensed (CC BY NC SA 3.0) textbook designed for use in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business introductory ...
    • The Future of Knowledge Creation and Production in University Research Programs and Their Effect on University Libraries 

      Walters, Tyler O. (2014-04-11)
      The dissertation presents possible future directions for research programs at U.S. universities and their effects on the organization of universities and their libraries. The investigator posits four original scenarios ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Future Role of Publishing Services in University Libraries 

      Walters, Tyler O. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
      This study explores possible futures for university-based library publishing services (LPS) and uses scenario planning as its research method. The study posits that the major force in developing LPS is the level of funding ...
    • 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 ...
    • Get creative (and stay legal): Copyright compliance with Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Educational Resources 

      Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-24)
      Are you looking for materials that you can freely use, modify, and share without having to navigate copyright questions? Do you want to “avoid reinventing the wheel” in developing appropriate instructional materials? Do ...
    • Getting started with MyPlate 

      United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 2011-06)
      This three-page document introduces the MyPlate concept as a replacement for Food Pyramid. The document contains an overview of the ChooseMyPlate.gov website, points readers to consumer resources, and offers other basic ...
    • Governor's nutrition and physical activity scorecard 

      Virginia. Governor's Office. (Virginia. Governor's Office., 2012-05-03)
      Research-based “best practices” that support proper nutrition and increased physical activity for K-12 students form the basis of a Web-based Governor’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Scorecard. Schools are encouraged to ...