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    • Making It Easier: Reducing Perceived and Real Barriers to Finding and Sharing Open Educational Resources 

      Walz, Anita R. (2015-10)
      Perceptions of time and effort required to locate open educational resources (OER) remains the most significant barrier to wider faculty adoption of OER. This poster reflects my current thinking regarding what librarians ...
    • measuring collections use at Virginia Tech 

      Metz, P.; Litchfield, C. A. (ACRL Publications, 1988-11)
      This study of the Virginia Tech Library collections brings together data on circulation and inhouse use, including that of current periodicals, to assess differences according to kinds of use, variations in measurement ...
    • 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 ...
    • Model Language for Research Data Management Policies 

      Hall, Nathan; Mann, Wendy; Corey, Bill; Wilson, Tom (Association of Southeastern Research Libraries; Southeastern Universities Research Association, 2013-01)
      This proposal was drafted by a Working Group of the ASERL/SURA Research Data Coordinating Committee. The purpose of this document is to provide model language for universities to consider when drafting policy to support ...
    • Mutant superheroes, contained chaos, and smelly pets: Library innovation through imaginary anarchy 

      Gilbertson, Keith (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013-04-10)
      Libraries have a history of innovation, from their inception to the advent of open stacks, interlibrary loan, electronic cataloging, learning commons, and maker spaces. The information environment outside of libraries ...
    • My Scandalous Future in Libraries 

      French, Amanda (Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015-07-07)
      A short blog post on recent high-profile events at the Boston Public Library and the Library of Congress that led to the departure of library directors Amy Ryan and James Billington.
    • Network Enabled Research 

      Neylon, Cameron (2014-02-04)
    • New Roles for New times: Digital Curation for Preservation 

      Walters, Tyler; Skinner, Katherine (Association of Research Libraries, 2011-03)
      Digital curation refers to the actions people take to maintain and add value to digital information over its lifecycle, including the processes used when creating digital content. Digital preservation focuses on the ...
    • Newman Library Pecha Kucha: Digital Library and Archives 

      Hall, Nathan; Lawrence, Anne; Xie, Zhiwu (2012-05-24)
    • Nutrient content of the U.S. food supply, 2005 

      Hiza, H.A.B.; Bente, L.; Fungwe, T. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-03)
      This report estimates the availability and percentage contributions of nutrients by major food groups. There are data for monitoring the potential of the food supply to meet nutritional needs; for examining relationships ...
    • Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs 

      United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service., 2012-01-26)
      "Effective March 26, 2012, this final rule updates the meal patterns and nutrition standards for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This rule ...
    • 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 Altmetrics 

      Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
    • Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study 

      Young, Philip (OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, 2009)
      This paper explores dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian-faculty collaboration currently in progress. Metadata optimization for cataloging, repository submission, and ...
    • 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 Faculty Panel 2013 

      Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
    • Open Access Graduate Student Panel 2013 

      Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
    • Open Access Policy 

      Library Faculty Association (2013-10-11)
      This LFA policy requires the deposit of article post-prints to VTechWorks by the time of publication. Authors choose whether to provide, delay, or restrict access.
    • 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