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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Guidelines for Preparing Your P&CA Dossier 

    Faculty Affairs Committee (University Libraries, 2011)
  • [Healthy People 2020 Objectives] 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services. (United States. Department of Health and Human Services., 2012-05-03)
    Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 launched on December 2, 2010, and focuses on 42 specific topic areas. Topic areas range from access ...
  • Healthy recipes from the White House to you: HealthierUS school challenge celebration 

    Let's Move.; United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Agriculture.Let's Move., 2011-10-17)
    A document generated as part of the Let's Move campaign, this compilation of five recipes from the White House kitchen includes a note from First Lady Michelle Obama. The document was distributed to schools that received ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 

    United States. Congress. (United States Government Printing Office, 2010-12-13)
    The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 Legislation (Public Law 111-296) represents a federal statute signed into existence by President Barack Obama in December 2010. The bill funds nutrition and free lunch programs ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Section 204: Local School Wellness Policies. 5-Year Technical Assistance and Guidance Plan 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service; United States. Department of Education; United States. Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition ServiceUnited States. Department of EducationUnited States. Department of Health and Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 2011-09-20)
    This document provides a 5-year technical assistance and guidance plan for schools to implement, locally, the federal requirements detailed by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010 (Public Law 111-296, Section ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Implementing a Writing Course in an Online RN-BSN Program 

    Stevens, Carol J.; D’Angelo, Barbara; Rennell, Nathalie; Muzyka, Diann; Pannabecker, Virginia; Maid, Barry (Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
    Scholarly writing is an essential skill for nurses to communicate new research and evidence. Written communication directly relates to patient safety and quality of care. However, few online RN-BSN programs integrate writing ...
  • The Information Literacy Gap in Scholarly Communications 

    Hall, Nathan (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015-03)
    In spite of the involvement of academic libraries in the Open Access movement, many university faculty have rather conservative attitudes towards scholarly communication. This paper attempts to identify the knowledge that ...
  • Information-seeking Behavior of International Graduate Students vs. American Graduate Students: A User Study at Virginia Tech 2005 

    Liao, Yan; Finn, Mary; Lu, Jun (ACRL Publications, 2007-01)
    This is a comparative study on information needs and information-seeking behavior of international graduate students and American graduate students. This user study is based on empirical data collected from an online survey ...
  • 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.
  • Introduction: Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets 

    Miller, Rebecca K.; Meier, Carolyn; Moorefield-Lang, Heather (American Library Association/ALA TechSource, 2012-11)
    When Apple’s Steve Jobs introduced the first generation iPad in March 2010, library and information professionals immediately began imagining ways that the iPad, and the tablet devices that would quickly follow, could be ...